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Match Preview | Morecambe

15 March 2022

Match Previews

Match Preview | Morecambe

15 March 2022

Following Saturday’s narrow 2-1 defeat at home to Oxford United, Shrewsbury Town return to Montgomery Waters Meadow tonight to face Morecambe.

Salop were originally supposed to host Morecambe at the Meadow last month, but due to a waterlogged pitch, the game was called off a couple of hours before kick-off.

Steve Cotterill will be looking for a positive reaction from his side after Saturday’s defeat, against a team who are struggling in Sky Bet League One and are without a win since January 22nd.

Morecambe are currently 22nd in the league table but are, however, only a point from safety. After gaining promotion from League Two last season for the first time in their history, Derek Adams is hoping his side can put a few good results together in the final nine games of the season in their bid to escape relegation

Name: Morecambe Football Club

Founded: 1920 (101 years ago)

Co-Chairmen: Graham Howse & Rod Taylor

Biggest Win: 6-0 vs Crawley Town, League Two, September 2011

Biggest Defeat: 7-0 vs Newcastle United, EFL Cup Third Round

Highest League Finish: 4th, Sky Bet League Two, 2020-21

One to Watch: Cole Stockton

Cole Stockton has adapted brilliantly to life in League One following promotion last season. He’s netted 22 goals in 40 appearances in all competitions and has been Morecambe’s most influential player. He won the player of the month award in August after netting four goals in five appearances, he also won the Goal of the Month in August as well.


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