As it happened, League Two play-off final: Morecambe 1-0 Newport County

Morecambe are just 90 minutes away from League One with only Newport County standing in their way.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 1:50 pm
Updated Monday, 31st May 2021, 5:52 pm
Morecambe players inspect the Wembley pitch

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LIVE: Morecambe vs Newport County

Last updated: Monday, 31 May, 2021, 15:46

  • Full Time: Morecambe 1-0 Newport County

Mendes Gomes receives the ball quickly from a free kick but slices across the ball and it’s off target.

Newport send a long throw into the middle, Letheren came to punch but got there late.

Luckily the header from Bennett is just off target, with the keeper fortunate not to give away a penalty.

Half a chance for Morecambe

Mendes Gomes sends an inviting low cross into the area but no takers as it goes right through.

Newport come up the other end and have a corner.

Two chances defended by the Shrimps

Another long throw comes in from the Newport left, it drops to Labadie who is closed down before Sheehan lets go from the edge of the box but it’s comfortable for Letheren.

King is out to punch away from Stockton.

Nice play for the Welsh side and Amond’s effort is deflected over.

In memory of Christian Mbulu

Over from Sheehan

Morecambe break forward and the ball is rolled to Josh Sheehan on the edge of the box but he can’t keep it down.

Mendes Gomes threads a ball through for Gibson but his shot is blocked by Shepherd behind the goalkeeper!

Three more minutes

There will be three more minutes added onto the end of the first half.

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