Morecambe sink Newport to climb into League One amid penalty controversy

History was made. After 14 seasons in League Two Morecambe finally found the exit door but not how many would have expected. Carlos Mendes Gomes’ controversial extra-time penalty lifted a club that has spent much of its 101-year existence in non-league into English football’sthird tier for the first time.

Perennial relegation strugglers, Morecambe were languishing bottom of the Football League when Derek Adams took charge. Eighteen months on, and with the division’s lowest budget, the miracle is complete.

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