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Swindon Get Morcambe In Round 2

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


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Writer:Moonraker1969
Date:Sunday November 12 2006
Time: 4:23PM

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