Morecambe's match against Cambridge United falls victim to international call-ups

Morecambe’s scheduled home game against Cambridge United this Saturday has been postponed because of international call-ups.

By Gavin Browne
Monday, 4th October 2021, 1:34 pm

The match was due to take place as normal despite the Shrimps losing Alfie McCalmont and Jokull Andresson to Northern Ireland U21 and Iceland U21 matters respectively.

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However, defender Ryan McLaughlin has now received a late call-up to Northern Ireland’s senior set-up for their matches against Switzerland and Bulgaria after originally being placed on standby.

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Alfie McCalmont is one of three Morecambe players on international duty

The EFL has now approved the postponement in line with their regulations and a rearranged date for the Cambridge game will be announced in due course.

It’s the second Morecambe game to be moved for international call-ups this season following on from the match at Crewe Alexandra.

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