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Maldon & Tiptree 0-1 Morecambe: Shrimps advance to FA Cup second round

Maldon & Tiptree 0-1 Morecambe: Shrimps avoid cup upset as Adam Phillips scores from the spot to send them into the second round of the FA Cup with victory over non-league opposition

  • League Two Morecambe edged out Maldon & Tiptree in a narrow FA Cup victory
  • Morecambe had the better of the chances but struggled to find the net
  • But Adam Phillips scored a penalty just before half-time to give them the lead
  •  Morecambe held on to the victory to progress to the second round in the cup

Adam Phillips scored from the penalty spot to send Morecambe to the second round of the FA Cup.

The Shrimps edged out non-league Maldon & Tiptree to progress to the next round with a 1-0 victory.

Maldon & Tiptree who play in the Isthmian League North division fought hard but couldn’t bag an equaliser in the second-half.

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Adam Phillips scored from the penalty spot to send Morecambe into the FA Cup second round

Phillips celebrates with his team as the League Two side narrowly avoided a cup upset

A group of fans watch on in hope that Maldon & Tiptree could find a way back into the game

Samuel Coombes of Maldon & Tiptree is challenged by Ryan Cooney from Morecambe




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