Liam Sercombe is acentral midfield player who signed a professional contract for Exeter City in June 2007 after progressing through the club's youth scheme. He made his senior debut at Altrincham in a Conference fixture on the opening day of the 2007-08 season, going on to establish himself as a regular in the starting line-up from the beginning of 2010. An assured performer, he was a near ever-present for the Grecians in 2010-11 and is now close to reaching 100 Football League appearances for the club.
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