Morecambe


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Morecambe

1
Eric, real name John Eric Bartholomew. 1926--84, British comedian and actor, noted esp for his comedy partnership (from 1941) with Ernie Wise (real name Ernest Wiseman, 1925--99)

Morecambe

2
a port and resort in NW England, in NW Lancashire on Morecambe Bay (an inlet of the Irish Sea). Pop. (with Heysham): 49 569 (2001)
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The Ukrainian was brought up in the shadow of Chernobyl, Morecambe just looks like it was.
Walsall threatened right from the word go with James Baxendale the first to test Barry Roche with the Morecambe goalkeeper forced to tip his shot over.
And it seems he was inspired by having added the great Eric Morecambe to his fans.
Morecambe boss Jim bentley said: "every single one of the players performed at the top of their game and we were very worthy winners.
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But Morecambe gradually steadied themselves and Phil Jevons went close with a 12-yard strike.
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Bob Golding has said that he thought long and hard before agreeing to play Morecambe, but he need not have worried.
Morecambe and Wise were huge TV stars until Eric Morecambe's death 20 years ago.
Morecambe handed out a 4-1 drubbing at Eton Park in November and won the return at Christie Park 5-0 in the final game of the season.
A STATUE of comedy legend Eric Morecambe (left) was being unveiled by the Queen today to bring sunshine to his home town.