Shrimps wrestle for success

Morecambe are preparing for their League Cup second round in which they'll face Newcastle. And who better to prepare them for their giantkilling attempt, than a giant of a man?

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Morecambe wrestling for success

Johnny Phere oversees Morecambe's players Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada

Morecambe fans are still buzzing from watching their club pull off a major upset in the League Cup.

After knocking out Wolves, they'll face Newcastle in round two.

And who better to prepare them for their giantkilling attempt, than a giant of a man?

Wrestler Johnny Phere - otherwise known as the Psychotic Warrior - has been getting to grips with the Shrimps to ensure they don't get outmuscled on the night.

Phere puts the players through their paces Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada
Morecambe's players grapple with the training methods Credit: Dan Hewitt, ITV Granada
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