Preston North End to play Morecambe in the second round of the Carabao Cup

Preston North End will face Morecambe at the Mazuma Stadium in the second round of the Carabao Cup.

Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 10:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th August 2021, 10:28 pm

The Lancashire derby will take place in the week beginning September 23.

PNE reached the second round with a 3-0 win at Mansfield Town on Tuesday night while the Shrimps won 2-1 against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.

Morecambe, promoted to League One in May via the play-offs, are now managed by former North End midfielder Steve Robinson.

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Preston North End head coach Frankie McAvoy applauds the PNE fans after the win at Mansfield Town

This will be the fourth time the clubs have met in the League Cup in its various sponsors guises.

In August 2007, Morecambe beat PNE 2-1 at Deepdale.

Two years later Deepdale was again the venue as North End won 5-1 against the Shrimps.

In 2018, there was a 3-1 win for PNE at the first round stage.

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