Redshaw back for Morecambe against Plymouth

Jack Redshaw.
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Morecambe will have Jack Redshaw available again for the trip to Plymouth Argyle on Saturday.

The Shrimps however look set to be without Padraig Amond after he went off after half an hour of the Shrimps’ 1-1 draw with Oxford last time out with a hamstring injury.

But Redshaw’s return is a welcome boost, the striker having missed both the Exeter and Oxford games after going down with a bout of gastroenteritis.

Boss Jim Bentley said: “Jack’s back. He’s had an illness but he’ll be fine so he’ll come back into the squad.

“Podge (Amond) has got a hamstring problem so he’s struggling and there’s some illness amongst one or two others as well.

“It happens and we’ll just have to wait and see.”

One striker on the road to a first-team return is Marcus Marshall.

The 24-year-old’s first half-season with the Shrimps has been blighted by injury with a knee problem the latest issue keeping him out.

But Marshall came on as a substitute for the reserves in their 1-1 draw at Tranmere on Monday, a sight that pleased boss Bentley.

He said: “Marcus has still got a little bit of twinge in his knee but he’s done quite a lot of fitness work with (physio) Simon Farnworth and he came in on Monday and trained and he felt he was okay to play a part in the reserves.

“We gave him 20 minutes which is a great, it’s a massive positive.

“He’s back on the grass in a Morecambe kit and hopefully he’ll just got from strength to strength now and we’ll see where we can get him up to.”