Morecambe announce pre-season schedule
The majority of Morecambe's pre-season campaign has been confirmed.
The Shrimps’ opening friendly sees them travel to Evo-Stik First Division North side Bamber Bridge on Tuesday, July 12.
The first action at the Globe will be a mini-tournament involving Championship side Blackburn and League 1 Bury on Saturday, July 16.
The three-game competition will see Bury take on Blackburn at 1pm before The Shrimps place Blackburn at 2.30pm and Bury at 4pm.
Newly-promoted Premier League side Burnley then visit the resort on Tuesday, July 19 with an away trip on Saturday, July 23 the only gap in the schedule to be confirmed.
Morecambe host Preston at the Globe Arena on Tuesday, July 26 before a trip to Evo-Stik First Division North side Clitheroe the following day Wednesday, July 27.
There are then two games on Saturday, July 30, with one Shrimps side hosting a Liverpool XI and another travelling to Welsh Premier League outfit Rhyl
Morecambe’s 10th season in the Football League kicks off seven days later on August 6.
Bamber Bridge (a) Tues, July 12 - 7.30pm
Blackburn/Bury mini-tournament (h) Sat, July 16 - 1pm
Burnley (h) Tues, July 19 - 7.30pm
TBC (a) Sat, July 23
Preston (h) Tues, July 26 7.30pm
Clitheroe (a) Weds, July 27 7.30pm
Liverpool XI (h) Sat, July 30 1pm
Rhyl (a) Sat, July 30 1pm