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Walsall Unsaddled at The Globe.

I read somewhere last week an account in which Morecambe Manager Jim Bentley suggested that an elbow in the face Adam Dugdale received against Portsmouth the previous Saturday has split his eyeball.

Vital Football  »  1d

Clash of Cultures at Morecambe

Saturday`s game at the Globe marked the first ever visit of Notts County - the last time they played Morecambe was when they lost 2-1 at Christie Park in September 2009 and Jim Bentley scored against a team managed by Sven Goran Eriksson and including players such as Casper Schmichael and Sol…

Vital Football  »  4d

Fratton Threesome Frittered

The Football League`s Fixture Computer has done Morecambe few favours this season so far. It chose Hartlepool away for the opening match of the campaign. Against a club they had beaten only once in four previous meetings, they lost again. The second game - at home - was against the Shrimps`…

Vital Football  »  11d

The Prodigal Returns

Garry Thompson - scorer of Morecambe`s equaliser against Exeter City in the most important game of the Shrimps` history: the Conference Play-Off Final - returned to the Lancashire seaside on Tuesday night with his new team, Wycombe Wanderers - and departed at the end of ninety minutes with all…

Vital Football  »  15d

Never Say Never

Why do we do it? Why do we put ourselves through it? We all know what will happen - it always does. It`s not as if the Accrington fans haven`t warned us. They sing "You`ll Never Beat The Stanley!" eve

Vital Football  »  18d

Blades Too Sharp For Morecambe.

Those people who believe in omens wouldn`t have given Morecambe much of a chance before Tuesday night`s game at the Globe Arena started. The Shrimps have only ever played the Blades once before. This was in the same League Cup competition during 2007 -the year following United`s relegation from…

Vital Football  »  22d

Morecambe Drown in Pools

Morecambe`s record against Hartlepool United isn`t one to write home about. The only time they had ever beaten the North Eastern side was last season at Victoria Park, when Jack Redshaw - now departed

Vital Football  »  25d