VIDEO: Morecambe boss Jim Bentley pays tribute to Kevin Ellison ahead of his big day

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Morecambe’s match against Lincoln City this weekend sees the Shrimps’ fans paying tribute to Kevin Ellison.

The winger celebrates his 40th birthday with a match against a Lincoln side for whom he featured 15 years ago.

Morecambe winger Kevin Ellison

Morecambe winger Kevin Ellison

The Shrimps Trust is asking fans to sign a giant card in JB’s Bar before the game, volunteers are taking collections for the Lancashire Mind organisation, while Ellison has also donated a signed shirt to be auctioned off.

Ellison was Bentley’s first signing as Morecambe manager; watch as he provides his own tribute to the club’s joint top scorer this season.