All posts tagged with: Morecambe FC

Morecambe Season Preview: Lavelle impresses

With the 2018-19 League Two season coming up, The Football Lab spoke to Morecambe fan Jack Steer (@morecambejack) from the Shrimps Trust (@shrimpstrust)… Within the uncertainty that off-field problems naturally bring, it feels like Morecambe have created a ‘Dunkirk Spirit’ over the last few seasons. Does that show the importance of having big characters like… Read more →

Morecambe v Grimsby: Shrimps in peril?

Tuesday night could not have got much worse for Morecambe. Not only did they lose 3-0 to Port Vale, their other relegation rivals won too. So far this season, they have looked overly reliant on the goalkeeping of Barry Roche. The long-serving stopper has turned in some important performances – most notably to preserve a… Read more →

League Two Season Preview 2017-18

Four of League Two’s more glamorous clubs won promotion last year, leaving Luton as the odd one out. The Hatters share this season’s favourites tag with big-spending Mansfield, closely followed by relegated clubs Coventry and Swindon, who arrive as big fish in this pond. Below is our predicted league table and you can click on the green links below… Read more →

Morecambe v Exeter: manager-swap

Following Karl Robinson’s sacking as MK Dons manager, this is now a meeting between the two longest-serving managers in the Football League. Jim Bentley and Paul Tisdale have had their moments during their respective times in charge of Morecambe and Exeter, but there is a growing sense that both have outstayed their welcome. The Shrimps… Read more →

Shrimps fortunate in victory

A draw might have been the fairest outcome from Morecambe’s 2-1 win over Blackpool on Saturday, but that won’t matter to Jim Bentley. The Liverpudlian celebrated passionately with the home fans after the victory, which was won by Michael Rose’s late goal. Gary Bowyer appeared a more reserved figure, but it was clear from the… Read more →