Morecambe's team of the decade

As the decade draws to a close we asked Morecambe fans to select their Shrimps XI based on players who had figured for the club between 2010 and 2019.

By Dave Seddon
Friday, 20th December 2019, 3:36 pm
Morecambe players celebrate a Kevin Ellison goal in 2016
Morecambe players celebrate a Kevin Ellison goal in 2016

It was a decade which saw a play-off semi-final defeat, the move to the Globe Arena, and the club maintain EFL status despite a number of challenges. From the votes cast, this is the Morecambe team of the decade. Scroll through the pages for the XI.

Keeper, captain, caretaker boss and keeping coach. His stay has included a goal against Portsmouth and a man-of-the-match display at Coventry as the Shrimps avoided relegation
The former Bury defender joined Morecambe in 2008.. He spent eight years with the club, making more than 300 appearances before leaving in the summer of 2016.

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The central defender joined the Shrimps in the summer of 2010 following spells with Crewe, Tranmere and Northampton. He spent four years with the club
Having spent time on loan with the Shrimps in the 2013/14 season, the centre-half made the move permanent that summer. He spent three years with the club
A former Everton youngster, he had two spells with Morecambe with the first of those between 2009-12. He rejoined the club in 2014 before being released in 2016
Another player to have a had a loan spell with the Shrimps before joining permanently. He spent two years with the club before moving to Scunthorpe.
The midfielder joined the Shrimps from Wrexham in 2010 and scored the first goal at the Globe Arena. His nine-year stay ended in the summer when he retired as a result of a knee injury
The Irishman spent two years at the Globe following a successful loan move from Chesterfield. His performances attracted the attention of Carlisle, who he joined in June 2016.
Jim Bentleys first signing in May 2011, the veteran has been an integral part of the Shrimps set-up with 88 goals in his eight-and-a-half years with the club
Joined Morecambe permanently in 2015 and became a fans favourite. At the height of the Shrimps financial issues, his contract was cancelled and he joined Preston
The striker joined the Shrimps from Altrincham in 2012, scoring 16 goals in his first season. He left in 2015, moving to Blackpool before spells with Salford City and FC Halifax Town.