Morecambe handed Bournemouth test in EFL Cup

Morecambe's league cup heroics have seen them handed a home tie against Premier League Bournemouth in round two.

Thursday, 11th August 2016, 7:36 am
Updated Thursday, 11th August 2016, 9:39 am
Eddie Howe.

The Shrimps saw off Rotherham 5-4 in a thrilling EFL Cup clash to set up the date with Eddie Howe’s Cherries.

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Bournemouth will visit the Globe Arena in the week commencing August 22 with Jim Bentley’s side hoping for another memorable night in a competition they have taken a shine to in recent years.

The last time the Cherries made the trip from the south coast to the resort The Shrimps famously won 5-0 in League 2 back in December 2009.

Current Shrimps stopper Barry Roche started in goal while boss Bentley was an unused substitute.