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Ellison Strike Beats Burnley

Ellison Strike Beats Burnley

Morecambe's preparations, after a difficult summer, for the new season kicked off with an impressive win over Championship outfit Burnley in their opening pre-season friendly.

The only goal of the game came late in the second half as Kevin Ellison diverted a cross into the back of the net to hand the Shrimps a 1-0 win at the Globe on Tuesday night.

Morecambe (First-half): Roche; Wright, Hughes, Diagne, Threlfall; Drummond, McGee, Fleming; Marshall, Sampson, Mwasile.
(Second-half) Roche; Wright (Denson 66), Hughes (Bell 62), Diagne (Doyle 58), Threlfall (McGowan 73); Kenyon, Williams, Ellison; Amond, Carlton, Redshaw.

Burnley (First-half): Heaton; Lafferty, Long, Shackell, Mills; Treacy, Marney, Stock, Arfield; Vokes, Ings.
(Second-half) Cisak; Coleman, Duff, Mee, Lafferty; Wallace, Hewitt, Arfield; Stanislas, Vokes, Porter.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday July 10 2013
Time: 12:22PM

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