Football - Defensive worries for Bentley

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley has problems at centre-back ahead of Torquay's visit to the Globe Arena.

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Will Haining has injured a hand while Andy Parrish remains a doubt after a recurrence of a thigh strain.

Teenager Chris Doyle replaced Haining during last Friday's 2-0 derby defeat at Accrington and could be in line for a first senior start.

Bentley finds himself particularly short in the heart of defence after Nick Fenton was released from the club last weekend.

Lewis Alessandra hopes to be available in attack having missed out due to a muscle strain at the Store First Stadium.

Ahead of the final home game of the season, Bentley is keen for his Jekyll and Hyde Shrimps to give their fans something to shout about.

He told the Morecambe Visitor: "I am convinced that if we had been as consistent as we should have been we would be higher up the table than we are now and it is something we need to work on next year."

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