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Abbey Stadium (ATT 3,152) 23rd August 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Cambridge Utd Cambridge United vs Morecambe Morecambe

Cambridge Utd 1

T Elliott (55)

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Morecambe 2

P Mullin (16, 61)

Morecambe see off Cambridge

Last Updated: 27/08/14 4:28pm

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Paul Mullin: At the double

Paul Mullin: At the double

Morecambe continued their perfect start to the season, making it four wins in a row as they beat Cambridge 2-1.

Paul Mullin scored both goals as the Shrimps took the points despite facing heavy pressure throughout.

He gave his side the lead after 16 minutes, nodding in from close range after Kevin Ellison's fine cross from the left evaded everyone.

Cambridge pressure paid off 10 minutes after the break when Tom Elliott powered a header past Barry Roche via the crossbar after a cross from the right spun into his path off a defender, but they were only on terms for five minutes.

Mullin restored the lead with another simple finish after Andrew Wright squared the ball into his path.

The hosts racked up the chances, Roche denying Kwesi Appiah twice in the first period and excelling himself to prevent Luke Chadwick and Josh Coulson from equalising after half-time, while Elliott twice headed off target when well placed in a frenetic second period which saw Morecambe hang on.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 13 28
2 Bury 13 26
3 Burton Albion 13 25
4 Luton Town 13 24
5 Plymouth Argyle 13 22
6 Morecambe 13 22
7 Shrewsbury Town 13 21
8 Southend United 13 21
9 Newport County AFC 13 19
10 Cheltenham Town 13 19
11 Cambridge United 13 18
12 Northampton Town 13 18
13 AFC Wimbledon 13 18
14 Portsmouth 13 17
15 Stevenage 13 17
16 Mansfield Town 13 17
17 Exeter City 13 16
18 Accrington Stanley 13 16
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 13 14
20 Oxford United 13 13
21 Carlisle United 13 12
22 Hartlepool United 13 11
23 York City 13 10
24 Tranmere Rovers 13 9