Mark Roberts: Cambridge United sign veteran Fleetwood defender
Cambridge United have signed Fleetwood Town captain Mark Roberts on a two-year contract from the League One side.
The 31-year-old defender, who began his career at Vauxhall Motors, appeared 60 times in two seasons with the Cod Army.
He joins centre-back Leon Legge, who joined from League One side Gillingham, as the U's second signing ahead of the 2015-16 campaign.
"I'm absolutely delighted to be joining Cambridge, it's a fantastic football club," he told the club website.
|Mark Roberts' League Two play-off record|
|Roberts has twice captained sides to promotion through the League Two play-offs - Fleetwood in 2014 and Stevenage in 2011.|
"The people involved with the club that I have met so far have got a clear vision of where they want to go.
"The club has got a fantastic set of fans. I've had some great battles when I've been here in the past.
"Now I'm on the Cambridge side of it, I want to make sure I give 100% and we can achieve as much as we can as a team."
After making his professional debut with Crewe Alexandra in 2003, Roberts had spells with Chester City, Halifax Town and Northwich Victoria.