Lincoln City sign Southport midfielder Karl Ledsham

Lincoln City have signed Southport midfielder Karl Ledsham on a one-year deal.

The 26-year-old joined the Sandgrounders in November 2010 and scored 24 goals in 140 league appearances.

He tweeted:  "So happy to finally get everything sorted at Lincoln City, new start, really do think we will do great next season."

Gary Simpson led the Imps to 14th in Conference Premier this season.