• FT

    Dag & Red

    0

    Southend

    3

  • FT

    Gillingham

    0

    Barnet

    1

  • FT

    Plymouth

    1

    Torquay

    1

  • FT

    Aldershot

    2

    Bristol Rov

    2

  • FT

    Bradford

    2

    Accrington

    1

  • FT

    Burton

    3

    Rochdale

    2

  • FT

    Cheltenham

    4

    Wycombe

    0

  • FT

    Chesterfield

    3

    York

    0

  • FT

    Exeter

    1

    Oxford Utd

    3

  • FT

    Fleetwood To

    1

    Morecambe

    0

  • FT

    Rotherham

    1

    Port Vale

    2

  • PPD

    AFC Wimbledo

    P

    Northampton

    P

ENGLISH LEAGUE TWO

Highbury Stadium

Referee: D Webb | Attendance: 3477

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Fleetwood Town

  • David Ball 69'

1 - 0

FT

Fleetwood having a Ball

David Ball's header handed Graham Alexander his first victory as Fleetwood boss - a 1-0 win over Lancashire rivals Morecambe.

Both sides had struggled to create chances in the opening 45 minutes despite Fleetwood dominating proceedings - Ball's penalty claim, rightly waved away by referee David Webb, the closest either side came.

The home side upped the tempo after the break and grabbed the lead following a period of sustained pressure.

Junior Brown found space down the left, his cross drifted onto the head of Ball - his effort turned back across Barry Roche in the Morecambe goal and into the net.

Fleetwood pushed for a second and could have doubled their advantage when substitute Alex Titchiner pumped in a cross from the right - Ball with a diving header which drifted wide.

Brown wasted an even better opportunity in the dying stages, Titchiner with a low cross and with the goal gaping Brown somehow firing over the bar.

Former Fleetwood man Richard Brodie created the visitors' best chance, beating Rob Atkinson but shooting well wide.

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Scoring Summary

  • Fleetwood Town
  • Morecambe
David Ball (69')
 

Match Stats

  • Fleetwood Town
  • Morecambe
12(4) Shots (on goal) 5(2)
9 Fouls 9
6 Corner kicks 6
6 Offsides 4
50% Time of Possession 50%
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
4 Saves 6

Teams

  • Fleetwood Town
  • Morecambe
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Nick Fenton (82')