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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.

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.

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.”

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.

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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Lancaster City boss Phil Brown welcomes Sam Bailey back to the Dolly Blues.

Lancaster City make first two summer signings

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown has completed his first two signings of the summer.

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Lancaster City and Workington, pictured during a pre-season meeting at Giant Axe last season, will do battle in the Evo-Stik Premier Division.

Lancaster City learn who they’ll face in Premier Division after title win

Lancaster City’s opponents in the Evo-Stik Premier Division next season have been all but confirmed.

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Wembley goalscorers Danny Carlton (left) and Garry Thompson (right) celebrate with manager Sammy McIlroy.

Who has been confirmed for Morecambe’s Wembley reunion?

A host of Wembley winners have been confirmed for Morecambe’s 10-year reunion this Saturday.

Jim Bentley celebrates Morecambe's win at Wembley.

Bentley: Football League survival as big as Wembley win

Jim Bentley prepares to step down memory lane this week but admits getting Morecambe into the Football League was just as difficult as keeping them there.

Garstang lost a second consecutive Richardson Cup Final in midweek

Match report: Blackpool Wren Rovers 2 Garstang 0

Richardson Cup Final

Lancaster City have topped the fair play standings. Picture: Peter Gray

Fair play key to Lancaster City’s title triumph

Phil Brown believes his Lancaster City side playing fair was key to their First Division North title success.

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Lancaster City manager Phil Brown with Mayor Robert Redfern.

Lancaster City boss keeping title-winning squad together

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown says it’s a case of evolution not revolution when it comes to shaping his squad for life in the Premier Division.

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Scott McTominay posted this picture on Twitter when he was first included in the Manchester United first-team squad.

Scott McTominay: Lancaster’s Manchester United star is already a Wembley winner

For most footballers scoring the winning goal in a Wembley final would be the pinnacle of their career.

Emma Kay.

Leeds Ladies FC 1-2 Morecambe Ladies

Morecambe Ladies visited Leeds Ladies on Sunday and despite only having a shortened warm-up due to their late arrival, they left with a 2-1 victory.

Long-serving goalkeeper Mike Hale has decided to leave Lancaster City due to the increased demands of the Evo-Stik  Premier Division. Picture: Steve Dyson

Lancaster City boss: Hale leaves after four great years at Giant Axe

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown says Mike Hale thought long and hard about ending his four-year stay at Giant Axe.

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Jim Bentley applauds the fans after the final whistle at Luton.

Bentley turns attention to next season with squad to build

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley admits the hard work has already started with plans having to be put in place for next season.

Morecambe captain Jim Bentley celebrates with the trophy following the Shrimps' win at Wembley.

Fans invited to celebrate Morecambe’s Wembley anniversary

All Shrimps fans are invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the club’s promotion to the Football League with an event at the Globe Arena.

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