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Globe Arena 31st August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: T Harrington

Morecambe Morecambe vs Plymouth Argyle Plymouth

Morecambe 2

K Ellison (29)
P Amond (84)

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Plymouth 1

R Reid (pen 27)

Amond secures Shrimps win

Last Updated: 31/08/13 6:49pm

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Padraig Amond: Scored his first for the Shrimps

Padraig Amond: Scored his first for the Shrimps

Padraig Amond's first goal for Morecambe earned his side a second successive home win as they beat Plymouth 2-1.

The former Accrington striker fired a sweet volley past Luke McCormick seven minutes from time to give the Shrimps their first win over Argyle in the Football League.

Jim Bentley's side had to come from behind after Plymouth took the lead through a Reuben Reid penalty in the 28th minutes.

Morecambe skipper Mark Hughes was adjudged to have hauled down Marvin Morgan in the Morecambe box and Reid stepped up to send Barry Roche the wrong way from the spot.

The Shrimps equalised almost immediately through their talisman Kevin Ellison. The veteran chased down a a loose ball on the edge of the Plymouth area and smashed the ball past Luke McCormick from 12 yards.

The second half saw few chances but Plymouth went close when Roche was forced into a stunning save low to his left to block Curtis Nelson's header before Andy Parrish produced a vital clearance from Neal Trotman's follow up.

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2 Rochdale 42 75
3 Chesterfield 42 74
4 Fleetwood Town 42 69
5 Burton Albion 42 68
6 Southend United 42 62
7 Oxford United 42 62
8 York City 42 61
9 Plymouth Argyle 42 58
10 Mansfield Town 42 56
11 Bury 42 54
12 Dagenham & Redbridge 42 54
13 Newport County AFC 42 53
14 AFC Wimbledon 42 52
15 Cheltenham Town 42 52
16 Portsmouth 42 51
17 Accrington Stanley 42 50
18 Hartlepool United 42 49
19 Morecambe 42 49
20 Exeter City 42 48
21 Bristol Rovers 42 47
22 Wycombe Wanderers 42 46
23 Northampton Town 42 46
24 Torquay United 42 39