Swindon Get Morcambe In Round 2
Swindon Town play Conference Club Morecambe in Round 2 of the FA Cup Proper. Morecambe currently sit in 8th position in the Nationwide Conference.
A Bit About Morecambe F.C
The club was formed on 7 May 1920, after a meeting at the West View Hotel. It plays its home games at Christie Park - Morecambe.
The club has reached the FA Cup 3rd Round on 3 separate occasions. The first being in 1961/62 losing 1-0 to Weymouth, secondly in the 2000/01 season losing to then Premiership opponents Ipswich Town 3-0 at Christie Park and thirdly, again to Ipswich Town in 2002/03, this time at Portman Road, Ipswich. Morecambe lost 4-0 on this occasion.
League Clubs beaten in the FA Cup include Chester City in 1961/62, Cambridge United in 2000/01 and Chesterfield in 2002/03