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Bentley hails Murphy after Morecambe captain announces retirement

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley has paid tribute to his former captain Peter Murphy after he was forced to retire.

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Alex Whitmore. Picture: Matt Rushton

Morecambe loanee Whitmore gets another year with Burnley

Former Morecambe loanee Alex Whitmore has had his Burnley contract extended for a further year.

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Morecambe FC's class of 2007. From left, Danny Carlton, Michael Twiss, Mark Lillis, David McNiven, Garry Hunter, Craig Stanley, Danny Adams, front, Jim Bentley, Garry Thompson and Wayne Curtis.

How Morecambe’s class of 2007 remember Wembley win 10 years on

Morecambe’s class of 2007 reflected on that iconic day at Wembley at a special 10th anniversary event at the Globe Arena.

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Garry Thompson, left, with Danny Carlton at the event celebrating the 10th anniversary of Morecambes Wembley win.

Bentley weighs up move for Wembley team mate Thompson

Jim Bentley says he’s got plenty to ponder when it comes to any sensational Morecambe return for Wembley hero Garry Thompson.

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Jim Bentley lifts the trophy at Wembley.

Morecambe boss Bentley wants more days like Wembley

Jim Bentley hopes Morecambe fans will be treated to more days like the Wembley win that sealed promotion to the Football League for the first time.

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Michael Twiss, Wayne Curtis, Jim Bentley and Craig Stanley at the Wembley reunion.

Morecambe fans and players relive Wembley triumph 10 years on

Morecambe fans relived the club’s greatest day on the 10th anniversary of the Shrimps’ promotion to the Football League at Wembley.

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Danny  Carlton fires home Morecambe's winner at Wembley.

Ten years on: Our report from Morecambe’s Wembley win

Ten years on from Morecambe sealing promotion to the Football League at Wembley, we’re re-running Derek Quinn’s report from the 2-1 win over Exeter.

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Morecambe boss Jim Bentley.

Morecambe confirm first two friendlies

Morecambe have confirmed their first two pre-season friendlies.

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Peter Murphy celebrates after scoring for the Shrimps at Doncaster.

Captain Murphy retires as Morecambe announce retained list

Morecambe captain Peter Murphy has announced his retirement aged just 27.

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Wembley goalscorers Danny Carlton (left) and Garry Thompson (right) celebrate with manager Sammy McIlroy.

Who has been confirmed for Morecambe’s Wembley reunion?

A host of Wembley winners have been confirmed for Morecambe’s 10-year reunion this Saturday.

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Jim Bentley celebrates Morecambe's win at Wembley.

Bentley: Football League survival as big as Wembley win

Jim Bentley prepares to step down memory lane this week but admits getting Morecambe into the Football League was just as difficult as keeping them there.

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Shrimps' loanee Cole Stockton in action against Stoke City last season

Checkatrade Trophy gets the green light

Morecambe will again face Academy opposition next season after clubs agreed to continue with the Checkatrade Trophy.

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Jim Bentley applauds the fans after the final whistle at Luton.

Bentley turns attention to next season with squad to build

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley admits the hard work has already started with plans having to be put in place for next season.

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Morecambe captain Jim Bentley celebrates with the trophy following the Shrimps' win at Wembley.

Fans invited to celebrate Morecambe’s Wembley anniversary

All Shrimps fans are invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the club’s promotion to the Football League with an event at the Globe Arena.

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Jim Bentley applauds the fans after the final whistle at Luton.

Bentley’s pride despite final-day defeat to Luton

Shrimps boss Jim Bentley said he was “proud” of his players after their final-day defeat against Luton Town on Saturday.

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Paul Mullin goes down in the area as Morecambe are awarded a penalty.

Luton Town 3-1 Morecambe

Morecambe ended a dramatic season with a final day defeat at Kenilworth Road.

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Jim Bentley

Bentley: Shrimps must do better next season

Morecambe go into Saturday’s final game of the League Two season with manager Jim Bentley admitting things must improve next time around.

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Nicola Conway set to shoot for Morecambe Ladies Reserves.

Morecambe Ladies Reserves 5-3 NLDDC

Morecambe Ladies Reserves maintained their unbeaten run as they saw off their closest rivals NLDDC 5-3 on the playing fields at Bolton-le-Sands.

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Diego Lemos.

Morecambe FC ownership fight may soon end

The saga over who owns Morecambe Football Club could soon be over.

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Jim Bentley salutes the home fans after the draw with Wycombe.

Bentley targets positive end to tough Morecambe season

Jim Bentley wants his Morecambe players to end the season on a high when they travel to Luton Town on Saturday.

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