Vital Football

Latest Morecambe FC News

Morecambe Denied At The Last

Morecambe Denied At The Last

Morecambe entertained old foes Dagenham & Redbridge at the Globe Arena on Saturday.

Last season - when the club made what was a then a rearranged fixture free entry - the Shrimps came from a goal down to win the game 2-1 in front of a bumper crowd.

Saturday, - in front of fewer than 1800 spectators - there were signs that the match was going to go the same way. Against the run of play, Abu Agogo opened the scoring for the visitors and - largely thanks to Chris Lewington's heroics in the visitors' goal - the Daggers continued to lead at half time.

With Ninety, ninety-one, ninety-two and then ninety-three minutes on the clock, however, Morecambe seemed to have turned the game around again, just as they did at the same venue last January. Padraig Amond equalised within ten minutes of the restart and then captain Mark Hughes opened his account for the Shrimps with a right-footed shot with almost eighty minutes played.

But - as they say - it's never over until the Fat Lady Sings and Rhys Murphy was able to shoot past Barry Roche in the home goal with almost four minutes of injury time clocked-up to give the Londoners a draw.

The Shrimps drop out of the Play-Off positions as a result into eighth position in League Two. Dagenham find themselves thirteenth.

Written by Roger Fitton.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Roger Fitton
Date:Monday September 23 2013
Time: 8:53AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Morecambe Articles

Reliant Robins Again

Morecambe have a bad record against Swindon town: three games played; three games lost even before today`s latest encounter at the Globe Arena. Probably the most memorable event which happened during

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Imps Silenced by SHR-IMPS

A bumper crowd was expected at Sincil Bank today to witness Lincoln City`s first game in the Football League for over six years. The club celebrated this pivotal date in its own history by arranging f

Heartbreak at Oakwell

Morecambe travelled across the Pennines to the White Rose County tonight to face Barnsley in the newly-relabelled Carabao and formerly League Cup. At Oakwell, manager Paul Heckingbottom (known to loca

Archived Vital Morecambe Articles

Vital Morecambe articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Morecambe
Write For Vital Morecambe
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Crawley v Morecambe
Suggested By:
Morecambe win50%
Crawley win39%
Draw11%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Morecambe Results (view all)

Morecambe Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football