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Morecambe FC: Top five of 2011

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2011 has been a year of change for Morecambe, with Sammy McIlroy ending his extremely successful reign as manager and long-serving defender Jim Bentley taking over  managerial hot seat. The feel good factor has returned to the club and despite the current run of poor form, hopes are high that…

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Tactics win prizes

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One of the most notable things about Jim Bentley’s early reign as Morecambe manager is the attention to detail which goes into the tactics and team selection for every single game. The recent 4-0 win against Port Vale is a case in point with the Shrimps recording a resounding 4-0…

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The Jim Bentley revolution

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When Sammy McIlroy departed Morecambe in the summer many eyebrows were raised at the promotion of the then 34-year-old former captain Jim Bentley into the role of manager. This was considered a huge risk by many in the national press and has led to the Shrimps being tipped as nailed…

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