Martin Woods: Shrewsbury Town sign Ross County midfielder

Martin Woods
Martin Woods played more than 100 games for Doncaster Rovers during a six-and-a-half year period

Shrewsbury Town have made their second signing of the summer by agreeing to bring experienced Scottish midfielder Martin Woods to the club.

Woods, 29, will officially sign from Scottish Premiership side Ross County on 1 July on a two-year deal when his

Woods had spent all of his career in English football prior to heading for the Highlands last summer.

Having started as a trainee at Leeds, he spent seven years at Doncaster.

Shrewsbury on the up again
Shrewsbury Town finished second in League Two this season - in Micky Mellon's first season in charge - to win promotion back to the third tier of English football for the second time in three years.

He also briefly had a spell in the Premiership under Mick McCarthy at Sunderland, alongside Liam Lawrence, now Shrewsbury's captain.

Woods also played for Hartlepool (loan), Rotherham United, Yeovil Town, and Barnsley, where he first encountered Town boss Micky Mellon, who was assistant manager at Oakwell.

"I spoke to the manager a couple of weeks ago and he was quick to get things sorted," said Woods.

"He's very infectious and good to have around, and I also spoke to Liam Lawrence too. I played at both Sunderland and Barnsley with him.

"I really like playing in England. That was something I was after over the summer, although I've really enjoyed this season at Ross."

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