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Ross County appoint Morecambe supervisor for third spell in command of membership

Ross County appoint Morecambe supervisor Derek Adams for a 3rd spell in command of the Scottish membership, of whom he’s additionally performed for.

He returns to the Scottish Premiership membership simply 9 years after he final left, with the 48 12 months previous changing Malky Mackay, who was sacked final week.

Adams had been in cost on the League Two outfit Morecambe since February 2022 and departs with the Shrimps sitting ninth within the desk after their relegation final season.

His new aspect have gone 8 video games with out a victory, having solely escaped the drop final season in a playoff last shootout.


Derek Adams has at the moment left Morecambe Soccer Membership to pursue a chance elsewhere.

The Board of Administrators wished to retain the companies of Derek Adams, however a contractual launch clause was met to allow the transfer to progress.

CEO Ben Sadler mentioned: “Derek has executed a wonderful job in difficult circumstances throughout his second spell with Morecambe, securing the Membership’s standing in League One upon his return halfway by the 2021/2022 season, and constructing a wonderful squad virtually from scratch within the present season that’s presently sitting simply exterior the League Two playoff positions, with video games in hand.

“For all of that, we thank Derek and need him the easiest for the longer term. Nevertheless, the only focus of the Board of Administrators now could be to nominate the very best supervisor to take this very particular membership forwards.”

Director James Wakefield added: “Now we have made enormous progress at Morecambe Soccer Membership over the previous 4 years; doubling the fanbase, professionalising the organisation on and off the pitch, creating thrilling younger gamers and bringing Morecambe FC Girls and MFC Group Sports activities nearer than ever earlier than, all regardless of some well-publicised possession challenges.

“We are going to transfer decisively now to nominate the very best First Group Supervisor who will take up the baton and play their half in driving that progress forwards.”

John McMahon and Ged Brannan will assume accountability for getting ready and main the group while the method to nominate a brand new First Group Supervisor, which has began already, is undertaken.

(BetVictor – 20 Nov – 11:30am)
David Artell – 5/1
Gary Bowyer – 6/1
Gareth Ainsworth – 10/1
Leam Richardson – 10/1
Steve Cotterill – 12/1
Shaun Derry – 12/1
Scott Brown – 12/1
Joey Barton – 12/1
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – 12/1
Brian Barry Murphy – 12/1


Youth profession
1991–1992 – Aberdeen

Senior profession
*Membership home league appearances and targets
1992–1995 – Aberdeen
1995–1996 – Burnley – 2 video games (0 targets)
1996–1998 – Ross County – 72 video games (41 targets)
1998–2004 – Motherwell – 159 video games (18 targets)
1999–2000 → Ayr United (mortgage) – 4 video games (0 targets)
2004–2005 – Aberdeen – 20 video games (4 targets)
2005–2006 – Livingston – 25 video games (0 targets)
2006–2009 – Ross County – 36 video games (4 targets)
Complete – 318 video games (67 targets)

Managerial profession
Ross County – 4 October 2007 till 11 November 2 010 – G 154, W70, D 41, L 43, 45.5 win %
Ross County – 15 Could 2011 till 28 August 2014 – G 131, W 51, D 37, L 43, 38.9 win %
Plymouth Argyle – 11 June 2015 till 28 April 2019 – G 213, W 90, D 45, L 78, 42.3 win %
Morecambe – 7 November 2019 till 3 June 2021 – G 79, W3 4, D 18, L 27, 43.0 win %
Bradford Metropolis – 4 June 2021 till 15 February 2022 – G 37, W 9, D 15, L 13, 24.3 win %
Morecambe – 24 February 2022 till 20 November 2023 – G 88, W 24, D 25, L 39, 27.3 win %
Complete – G702, W278, D181, L 243, 39.6 win %


Ross County
Scottish Problem Cup: 2006–07

Ross County
Scottish First Division: 2011–12
Scottish Second Division: 2007–08
Scottish Cup runner-up: 2009–10

Plymouth Argyle
League Two runner-up: 2016–17

League Two play-offs: 2020–21

Particular person
PFA Scotland Supervisor of the Yr: 2011–12
League One Supervisor of the Month: February 2018
League Two Supervisor of the Month: October 2015, September 2016, December 2020

Twitter customers reacted as Ross County appoint Morecambe supervisor Derek Adams for third spell in command of the membership…

@CRparker88: That is about as unhealthy as Mondays can presumably get.

@RCGittins: Extra uncertainty and disruption we might do with out! He labored wonders with meagre sources and needs to be thanked for that. We’ve had an awesome begin to the season and have some nice younger gamers so hopefully can entice an excellent substitute. WE HAVE TO SORT OUT THE OWNERSHIP ISSUE!

@_Owxn_h8: Don’t care what anybody says he’s the king. Handled the off pitch stuff brilliantly. Has assembled a younger and thrilling squad leaving us in a promising place within the league. To not point out the place he took us in his first spell in cost.

@PromMusic: Unhappy to see Derek Adams has left @MorecambeFC to go to Ross County. He’s performed for them twice, managed them twice, and his dad was director of soccer. I can see why Derek would go there and he’s acquired to make the appropriate name for him and his household.

@jm_bell95: Oh Derek 😔

@djm1678: Does extra working than Forrest Gump.

@harriesdon87: Morecambe and Derek Adams have been the proper match from an outsiders perspective. Be fascinating to see their subsequent appointment and whether or not they are going to proceed their good season thus far

@BTaylxr99: Fucking good

@CWTerrace: I doubt this might have occurred with modifications in possession and with a correct long-term soccer technique in place. Is Derek the GOAT by way of MFC managers? He’s positively up there. David Artell is the title that involves thoughts as a substitute. Onwards.

@Dannyowen98: Tbf he left his head in Barrow on Halloween. He might as nicely come and accumulate it on his approach north of the border

@joephelan44: Gutted, unbelievable supervisor for us disgrace we don’t have any homeowners to again him

@SallisMichael: Not even mad at Derek for this one. Stated at the beginning of summer season he ought to/will depart, as a result of he deserves so significantly better than what our homeowners are giving him. Hopefully we get our finger out and get a substitute who’s pretty much as good as him

@VaniaMorozov15: Don’t cry as a result of its over, smile as a result of it occurred

@stormcloud25: Disappointing that he’s gone. Executed a superb job below inconceivable circumstances to go away us the place we’re. Want him all the very best at Ross County. Hope the subsequent supervisor can preserve the momentum.

@JJ0u1e: This additionally reeks of Artell, loves the membership as documented in current interviews, is a younger squad, and Morecambe are unlikely to pay compensation for somebody… #CreweAlex #UTS

@OliMGraham: 🙁 can’t let you know how gutted I’m about this

@GazPar81: Christmas ruined

@olivermagilll: Get the membership offered to somebody that cares ASAP for fuck sake.

@PowleyJacob: Predicted Morecambe to go down as a result of I believed Adams could be in demand and that he would possibly view different golf equipment as being extra secure off the sphere than Morecambe. They’ve made a wonderful begin to the season however a drop off is unquestionably the likeliest consequence now. #UTS



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