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Captain Simm holds his nerve as Lancaster see off Blackpool

Lancaster held their nerve to pick up a big win over Blackpool at Lune Road on Saturday.

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Ashan Priyanjan hit his first Morecambe half century in the win over Leyland. Picture: Tony North

Morecambe see off champions Leyland for first win of season

Morecambe picked up their first win of the Northern Premier League season by knocking off 2016 champions Leyland at Woodhill Lane on Saturday.

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Former Lancaster off-spinner Iain Burstow has arrived at Torrisholme and took 3-41 on his debut in the defeat to Great Eccleston on Saturday.

Torrisholme see great work with ball go to waste

Torrisholme suffered a disappointing 39-run defeat at home to Great Eccleston in the Palace Shield Premier Division on Saturday.

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Westgate captain Andy Hill helped his side to victory with an unbeaten half century on Saturday.

Champions Westgate back to winning ways

Westgate got back to winning ways in style on Saturday, beating Sedgwick by a comfortable 100-run margin at Cross Hill Park.

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Izhar Ullah.

Ullah and Shah star in big win for Morecambe’s 2nd XI

Morecambe’s 2nd XI were five-wicket winners at Leyland on Saturday.

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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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Scott McTominay.

Lancaster’s McTominay makes first Manchester United start

Lancaster’s Scott McTominay admitted it was an “unbelievable feeling” to be handed his first Manchester United start on Sunday.

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Dave Chisnall hit his seventh perfect PDC leg in Milton Keynes.

Chisnall hits seventh perfect nine-dart leg

Morecambe darts ace Dave Chisnall hit a perfect nine-dart finish on Sunday.

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Vale chairman Paul Maclaren-Dorrington. Picture: Tony North

Chairman thinks future is bright for the Vale of Lune

The Vale of Lune is in the strongest position on and off the field that it’s been for several years, according to chairman Paul Maclaren-Dorrington.

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Billy Livingstone.

Hindley 22-12 Heysham Atoms

The Heysham Atoms’ struggles continued with defeat at Hindley on Saturday.

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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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Ryan Winder. Picture: Tony North

Title-winning trio staying with Lancaster City

Three of Lancaster City’s title-winning side have committed themselves to the club for next season.

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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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From left Neil Wakeman, Jamie Wakeman, Hayley Wakeman, from Lancaster, and Karl Wakeman will be taking part in the Edinburgh marathon.

Lancaster mum to take on Edinburgh marathon

A mum-of-three will take on the Edinburgh marathon after being inspired by her husband’s daily battle with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Action from the 2016  Screentek North West Youth & Junior Womens Tour held in Lancaster and Morecambe.

Cycling event returns to district

A national cycling event attracting more than 350 riders will return to Lancaster and Morecambe this spring bank holiday.

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Morecambe Juniors 1955-56: back row from left, Ted Sutton, Mal Firth, Alex Smith, John Gregson, Les Entwhistle and Maurice Vickers. Front row from left, Rod Higham, Billy Baron, Stuart Oxley, Norman Wilson, John Morrell and Alan Palmer.

Legendary match reports from one of Morecambe’s leading Shrimps journalists

Historian Terry Ainsworth looks back on the late John Morrell, a former journalist at the Visitor whose match reports were described as “legendary.”

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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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Sam Bailey during his previous spell at Lancaster City. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City boss targets more goals from midfield after double deal

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is confident his side will have more of an attacking threat from midfield after securing his first two signings of the summer.

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