Hunter the hero for the Shrimps

Garry Hunter's 72nd-minute strike earned Morecambe a League Two play-off spot and a 1-0 win over Aldershot at Christie Park on Saturday.

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Hunter: Scored the vital winner

Hunter: Scored the vital winner

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The Shrimps produced an excellent second-half performance at Christie Park to clinch fourth spot in the club's final regular-season league game. They will face Dagenham in the play-offs.

Hunter slotted home Paul Mullin's low cross after a long clearance from goalkeeper Barry Roche caused the Shots' defence all manner of problems.

The Shots had started the game well and wasted a string of chances in the first period as Damien Spence and Marlon Jackson both missed the target when they should have done better.

Mullin went close for Morecambe with a header that was well saved by Jamie Young and Damian Spencer also flashed an effort over before Hunter netted the decisive goal.

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