Bennett to Morecambe

Carlisle United Football Club can confirm that striker Richie Bennett has today joined Morecambe on a half-season loan deal which keeps him with the Shrimps until the end of the current campaign.

Bennett, 27, joined the Blues on a two-year deal at the end of July 2017 and has scored 12 goals in his 73 appearances for the club.

Bennett started his career in the Oldham Athletic Centre of Excellence as a youngster but was snapped up by Curzon Ashton at the age of 17. He also played for Mossley AFC and Ashton United before joining Northwich Victoria in 2014.

He scored 44 goals in two seasons for the Vics and was picked up by Barrow in the summer of 2016.

He made close to 50 appearances for the Bluebirds and scored 16 goals during his one-year stay.

Everyone at the club wishes Richie all the very best as he heads to the Globe Arena.