Morecambe captain Murphy ruled out for three months

Morecambe captain Peter Murphy is set to miss three months of action with a knee injury.

Tuesday, 11th August 2015, 7:27 pm
Peter Murphy. Picture: Matt Rushton

The summer signing limped out of the opening day defeat at Hartlepool after just eight minutes on Saturday.

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A scan has now revealed the damage as a grade three tear to his medial collateral ligament of his right knee.

Murphy was only named Shrimps captain on Thursday and is now likely to be missing until mid-November.