Morecambe's spend on agents' fees is revealed by the FA

Morecambe have had the second-lowest spend of League Two clubs on agents’ fees according to new figures released by the FA.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 8:00 am

In the year between February 1, 2020 and 2021, the Shrimps paid out £14,452 with only EFL new boys Barrow AFC (£13,359) spending less.

Morecambe’s spend was taken up on a dozen deals with new contracts for Freddie Price, Cole Stockton and Aaron Wildig in addition to the arrivals of Harry Davis, Nat Knight-Percival, Liam McAlinden, Toumani Diagouraga, Stephen Hendrie, Kelvin Mellor, Brad Lyons, Kyle Letheren and Christian Mbulu.

As a whole, League Two clubs paid a little more than £1m with Salford City the only side spending six figures as they handed over £137,884.

Aaron Wildig's new contract was among the dozen deals for which Morecambe paid money

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Forest Green Rovers had the second largest sum of £79,372 with Leyton Orient (£72,117), Bradford City (£71,369) and Mansfield Town (£66,045) making up the rest of the top five spenders.

In all, Premier League clubs spent more than £272m, Championship sides £40.7m, League One a little more than £3m and National League teams almost £272,000.

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