Our forecast for this FA Cup game:
Highlighted Player (Sam Vokes):
Sam Vokes started his pro career at Bournemouth and transferred to Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2008 after scoring 16 goals in 54 games for the Cherries. He joined the Wolves on a four-year contract, but was soon loaned to Leeds United. He then had successful loan spells with Bristol City, Sheffield United, Norwich City, Burnley, and Brighton before signing a permanent deal with Burnley for £350k.
Sam Vokes had a standout performance in the 2013/2014 Championship season, scoring 20 goals as a Wales international. However, he faced injury struggles in the 2014/2015 Premier League season and was unable to score for Burnley in 15 games. Vokes returned to top form in the 2015/2016 season and his 15 goals helped the Clarets make a comeback to the Premier League.
Sam Vokes was born and raised in England, but his grandfather was born in Wales and, as a result, he made his debut for the Dragons on 28 May, 2008 in a 1-0 win over Iceland. Vokes helped Wales reach the Euro 2016 semi-finals, scoring in the 3-1 quarter-final win over Belgium.
Highlighted Team (Morecambe):
Morecambe is a professional club from Lancashire, England, that participates in League 2. The team was established in 1920 and plays against their local rivals at Globe Arena. The stadium, which was inaugurated in August 2010, has a capacity of 6,476 spectators.
The team Morecambe wears red jerseys and shorts during home games, but their away uniform is predominantly yellow. Their rival team, Accrington Stanley, is also located in Lancashire. Morecambe also has rivalries with other teams such as Lancaster City, Fleetwood Town, Barrow, Kendal Town, and Southport.
In 1974, Morecambe emerged victorious in the FA Trophy by defeating Dartford 2-1 in the championship match. Fourteen years later, they also claimed the Conference League Cup trophy. In 2007, the Shrimps earned promotion to the Football League by winning 2-1 against Exeter City in the play-offs final.