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Morecambe 0-0 Grimsby Town

Morecambe and Grimsby shared the spoils as a tough encounter ended goalless at a windswept Globe Arena.

Both sides struggled to create clear-cut openings, with the home side shading things in terms of chances.

Morecambe, with the wind at their backs, had much the better of the first half.

Grimsby's James McKeown was the busier of the two goalkeepers and produced a superb 23rd-minute save from an Adam McGurk shot at the end of a fantastic flowing move involving Luke Conlan and Vadaine Oliver.

McGurk also tested the Mariners keeper early in the game with a long-range free-kick that was heading for the left-hand corner.

Grimsby tried to get forward when they could in the driving wind and Sam Jones was inches away from connecting with Ben Davies' right-wing cross, while Luke Summerfield drove two long-range efforts wide.

The second half followed a similar pattern with McKeown again producing an outstanding save to deny Michael Rose from distance and the visitors' defence performed heroics to stifle Morecambe, who won a host of corners but struggled to make anything of their attacking intent.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 2McGowan
  • 6Winnard
  • 5Old
  • 8Fleming
  • 14Conlan
  • 24Rose
  • 4Kenyon
  • 28McGurkSubstituted forThompsonat 69'minutes
  • 15WildigBooked at 73minsSubstituted forOsborneat 75'minutes
  • 9Oliver

Substitutes

  • 3Brough
  • 7Thompson
  • 10Campbell
  • 12Nizic
  • 16Lavelle
  • 21Osborne
  • 29Lang

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 2Davies
  • 5Clarke
  • 6Collins
  • 3Dixon
  • 27DembeleSubstituted forJaiyesimiat 69'minutes
  • 7Berrett
  • 19Summerfield
  • 25Woolford
  • 10JonesBooked at 35minsSubstituted forHooperat 79'minutes
  • 21Vernon

Substitutes

  • 9Hooper
  • 12Mills
  • 14Osborne
  • 18Bolarinwa
  • 20Jaiyesimi
  • 29Matt
  • 30Killip
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
1,525

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home13
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Grimsby Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Grimsby Town 0.

Aaron McGowan (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martyn Woolford (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Aaron McGowan.

Luke Conlan (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Berrett (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Danny Collins.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luke Summerfield (Grimsby Town).

Foul by Aaron McGowan (Morecambe).

Diallang Jaiyesimi (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. JJ Hooper replaces Sam Jones.

Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ben Davies (Grimsby Town).

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Danny Collins.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by James McKeown.

Attempt saved. Dean Winnard (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Nathan Clarke.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Elliot Osborne replaces Aaron Wildig.

Attempt missed. Luke Summerfield (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Booking

Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Aaron Wildig (Morecambe).

Paul Dixon (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Danny Collins.

Hand ball by Aaron Wildig (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Diallang Jaiyesimi replaces Siriki Dembele.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Garry Thompson replaces Adam McGurk.

Attempt missed. Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by James McKeown.

Attempt saved. Michael Rose (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Nathan Clarke (Grimsby Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Alex Kenyon.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Aaron Wildig.

Attempt blocked. Luke Summerfield (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Barry Roche.

Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Steven Old.

Foul by Vadaine Oliver (Morecambe).

Scott Vernon (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

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6Newport157442315825
7Swindon158162118325
8Coventry15735148624
9Stevenage157352424024
10Lincoln City156541614223
11Cambridge157261616023
12Grimsby156451921-222
13Mansfield155642120121
14Cheltenham156272020020
15Colchester155462020019
16Carlisle155462021-119
17Crewe155281522-717
18Yeovil154472129-816
19Crawley154381216-415
20Barnet153571820-214
21Port Vale154291620-414
22Morecambe153571220-814
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