Shrimps cancel home friendlies

14 July 2010 01:13
Morecambe have cancelled a programme of home pre-season friendlies because their new ground the Globe Arena will not be completed in time.[LNB] The delay affects games against Bolton, Preston and Manchester City.[LNB]Shrimpers director Brian Fagan told BBC Radio Lancashire: "Let's put it in to perspective. It is a year-long project and we are a couple of weeks behind.[LNB]"We have failed to hit the target. We are disappointed but I think we have done a pretty good job getting here.[LNB]"It is a big blow to us for financial reasons, publicity reasons and for the fans who were looking forward to it."[LNB]The first game to be played at the Globe Arena will now be against Coventry on August 10 in the first round of the Carling Cup.

Source: Team_Talk