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Injury-hit Storm suffer heavy defeat in Leeds

Morecambe Bay Storm travelled to Leeds last Sunday to play the Bobcats in what became a one-sided match.

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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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Phil Brown looks on as Patrick Brough and Andy Haworth battle for the ball on Saturday.

Lancaster City boss pleased with pre-season progress

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is delighted with his side’s progress in the early part of pre-season.

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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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Ryan Winder scored Lancaster Citys winner against Nelson.

Nelson 0-1 Lancaster City

Lancaster City continued their preparations for the new season with a win at Nelson on Tuesday night.

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Former Shrimps star Tom Barkhuizen fires in Preston's opener at the Globe Arena.

Morecambe 0-2 Preston North End

Tom Barkhuizen scored against his former club as Morecambe were beaten by Preston North End at the Globe Arena.
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Scott McTominay, left, came up against Luke Mulholland during Manchester United's game against Real Salt Lake.

Man United star McTominay comes up against ex-Lancaster man Mulholland

Scott McTominay came up against another player with Lancaster connections as he made his first appearance on Manchester United’s pre-season tour of America.

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Viraj Bhatia batting for Morecambe. Picture: Neil Cross.

Brilliant Bhatia in top form for victorious Morecambe

Morecambe’s hopes of survival were given a significant boost at Stanley Park on Saturday after their 13-run victory over Blackpool.

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Charlie Swarbrick batting for Lancaster. Picture: Neil Cross.

Barrow make most of Lancaster collapse

Lancaster suffered a disappointing defeat at the hands of Barrow at Lune Road on Saturday, the visitors coming away with a four-wicket victory.

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Torrisholme's Matt Jackson celebrates his wicket. Picture: Tony North.

Garstang too good for Torrisholme

Torrisholme went down to a 90-run defeat at the hands of third in the Palace Shield Premier Division Garstang on Saturday.

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Alex Briggs.

Westgate slip up with losing draw at Shireshead

Westmorland Cricket League Division One high-fliers Westgate slipped to a losing draw against Shireshead on Saturday.

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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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Shay Walsh. Picture: BAMMA/Ginger Beard Photography 2017

Walsh’s fury as title clash ends in controversy

Shay Walsh is facing up to another long spell out of action after his big title chance ended in a broken jaw.

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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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Lancaster City celebrate their title triumph. Picture: Steve Dyson

Lancaster City’s 2017-2018 Premier Division fixtures revealed

First Division North champions Lancaster City will kick off the new season at Buxton.

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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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Westgate's Garry Tattersall. Picture: Tony North.

Wonderful Westgate in pole position for title

The juggernaut that is Westgate Cricket Club looks to be powering its way to a second successive Westmorland Cricket League (WCL) title.

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