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AFC Fylde 2-1 Morecambe

Morecambe lost out to National League side AFC Fylde in their penultimate game of pre-season.

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Reece Deakin takes on Lancaster City's Ben Hudson during the friendly at the Globe Arena.

Morecambe new boy Deakin ready to stake claim for regular starting spot

Reece Deakin hopes to stake his claim for a regular starting spot after becoming Morecambe’s sixth summer signing.

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Reece Deakin in action during Morecambes friendly against Bamber Bridge.

Deakin is Morecambe’s sixth summer signing

Morecambe have signed promising forward Reece Deakin on a one-year deal.

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Rhys Turner scored Morecambe's goal

Match report: Morecambe 1 Blackburn Rovers 2

First-half goals from Danny Graham and Elliott Bennett made it back-to-back friendly defeats for Morecambe at the Globe Arena this week.

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Morecambe keeper Barry Roche has had a knee operation

Shrimps’ boss bemoans Roche absence

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley expects to be without keeper Barry Roche for around a month after he underwent a knee operation.

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Jim Bentley and his assistant Ken McKenna.

Battle to bring in defender goes on for Morecambe boss Bentley

Jim Bentley’s says it’s as hard as ever bringing players to Morecambe as his search for a central defender goes on.

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Jim Bentley.

Bentley looks to work ahead after Morecambe’s defeat to Preston

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley knows there is plenty of work to be done on and off the field after his side’s 2-0 pre-season defeat to Preston North End on Tuesday night.

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One of Morecambe's summer signings Adam Campbell battles with Lancaster City's Ryan Winder.

Morecambe boss Bentley targets ‘three or four’ signings

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley admits his pre-season shopping hasn’t ended yet after bringing five players to the Globe Arena so far this summer.

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Barry Roche limped out of the warm-up on Saturday    Picture: Clean Sheet Media

Morecambe camp awaits Roche news

Shrimps’ boss Jim Bentley is hoping for the best after watching Barry Roche limp out of Saturday’s game against Lancaster City.

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Morecambe manager Jim Bentley and Lancaster City boss Phil Brown

Match report: Morecambe 1 Lancaster City 0

Andy Fleming’s late goal gave Morecambe victory in the Bay Trophy just as their second pre-season friendly seemed set to end goalless.

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Morecambe boss Jim Bentley and his Lancaster City counterpart Phil Brown.

Morecambe and Lancaster City ready for return of friendly

Morecambe and Lancaster City hope their first meeting in eight years will be the start of a lasting relationship between the two clubs.

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Luke Jordan appeared for Morecambe in the first half at Bamber Bridge

Morecambe boss Bentley buoyed by Bamber Bridge test

Shrimps’ boss Jim Bentley hailed Tuesday’s pre-season opener at Bamber Bridge as a good examination of his players.

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Graham Hodgson and Rod Taylor pictured at The Visitor Sunshine Awards in 2012.

New sponsors for Morecambe FC function room

The main function room at Morecambe Football Club has a new sponsor.

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Garry Thompson, right, celebrates his winning goal.  Picture: Clean Sheet Media

Match report: Bamber Bridge 1 Morecambe 2

Garry Thompson’s first Morecambe goal in more than nine years saw Jim Bentley’s side emerge victorious in their first pre-season match ahead of the new season.

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Morecambe get their pre-season friendlies underway at Bamber Bridge tonight. Picture: Matt Rushton

Morecambe ready for action at Bamber Bridge

Morecambe start their on-field preparations for the new season at Bamber Bridge tonight hoping it will be the prelude to a less stressful campaign this time around.

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Morecambe met Stoke City in last season's Checkatrade Trophy

Shrimps know two Checkatrade Trophy opponents

Morecambe know two of their three opponents in the group stage of next season’s Checkatrade Trophy.

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Garry Thompson.

Decision to return easy for Thompson

Garry Thompson admitted it was an easy decision to rejoin Morecambe, nine years after leaving the club.

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Barry Roche.

Roche targets survival ahead of new season

Barry Roche believes Football League survival should be Morecambe’s target as they prepare for a 10th season in League Two.

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Vadaine Oliver

Shrimps sign York striker

Morecambe have made a further addition to their squad after signing Vadaine Oliver.

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Patrick Brough.

Carlisle defender Brough signs for Morecambe

Morecambe have signed Carlisle defender Patrick Brough.

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