Extra Xmas day gift for Shrimps' fans
SANTA has delivered an extra Christmas present for Shrimps' fans with the news that Kevin Ellison has signed a one year extension to his current contract.
The popular front man's deal was due to run out at the end of the season but he has now committed his future to the Shrimps until the end of the 2014/15 season.
Boss Jim Bentley said he was delighted with the deal.
He said: "Kev was the first player I signed and has proved to be a fantastic person to have around both on and off the field.
"He is the most committed player you could wish to have and has scored some great and important goals for us over the past couple of seasons.
"He is someone who motivates others as well and I'm delighted that has has signed up again.''
Shrimps' Director, Mark Mace, added: "Kev has been a big player for this club over the past couple of years and we are delighted to have him on board for another season.''
The club are planning to mark the occasion with a Kevin Ellison-themed family day and fundraising event in the new year.
The day would be based around Kev with funds raised for his former Altrincham team mate Mark Maddox who has Motor Neurone Disease and the club's training ground fund.
More details will be announced shortly.
* THE Club would like to wish all its supporters and their families a very Merry Christmas.