Blue Square Bet
Published 1st June 2012
Merris, 31, who started his career with his home-town club of Rotherham United, first came to Harrogate from Guiseley AFC in September 1999.
Four seasons later, he signed for then League club York City before Neil Aspin brought him back to Wetherby Road in 2006.
Halfway through the 2007/08 season, Merris re-joined former club Guiseley where he helped them from the Northern Premier and nearly into the Conference Premier.
He leaves the Lions having made over 250 appearances, and scoring four goals.
At present he has made 285 appearances for Harrogate and sits in eleventh place in Town`s all-time appearances table.