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Match Previews


1 September 2018

JIM Bentley has named Carlos Mendes Gomes in his starting xi to face Bury in this afternoon’s SkyBet League 2 fixture at Gigg Lane.

Skipper Barry Roche returns to the starting line-up after serving his one match suspension.

The back four remains unchanged with Zak Mills and Luke Conlan the full backs, with Steven Old and Josef Yarney at left and right centre half.

Andrew Fleming and Aaron Wildig remain in central midfield with Liam Mandeville and Rhys Oates on the wings.

Jason Oswell leads the line for the Shrimps with Carlos Mendes Gomes playing behind him in the number 10 position. The young forward will make his first competitive start for the Shrimps in place of the injured A-Jay Leitch-Smith.

Mark Halstead returns to the substitutes bench alongside Jordan Cranston, Kevin Ellison, Ben Hedley, Vadaine Oliver and in comes Joe Piggott after signing on loan from Wigan Athletic yesterday afternoon.

Sam Lavelle also returns to the squad from his recent injury, joining the substitutes bench.

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