REVEALED: How much Morecambe spent on agents' fees

Morecambe spent the sum of £18,718 on agents' fees in the last year according to figures released by the FA.

Thursday, 25th June 2020, 12:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th June 2020, 12:40 pm
Morecambe skipper Sam Lavelle

The figures, which apply for the period between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020, show that only four clubs in League Two spent a smaller amount than the Shrimps.

Macclesfield Town (£825), Crawley Town (£1,000), Oldham Athletic (£2,570) and Crewe Alexandra (£3,000) were the only teams spending less on fees.

At the other end of the scale, Bradford City topped the division with £114,010, followed by Salford City (£111,619) and Scunthorpe United (£107,345) as League Two clubs spent a total sum of £1,170,220.

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In Morecambe's case, the money was spent on acquiring the services of 14 players.

It covered new deals for Sam Lavelle, Luke Conlan, Aaron Wildig, Jordan Cranston, A-Jay Leitch-Smith and Carlos Mendes-Gomes, as well as the arrivals of Tom Brewitt, Michael Howard, Cole Stockton, Adam Buxton, John O'Sullivan, Lewis Alessandra, Toumani Diagouraga and Christian Mbulu.

Premier League clubs paid a total of £263,368,860 to agents during this period, Championship clubs spent £49,299,123, while the figure was £3,921,805 in League One and £319,634 in the National League.