Michael Duckworth: Fleetwood Town sign Hartlepool United defender
League One club Fleetwood Town have signed full-back Michael Duckworth from League Two outfit Hartlepool United.
The 24-year-old had been with Hartlepool since 2013 and made 94 appearances in all competitions.
"I am ready for the start of a new chapter," said Duckworth. "This is a step forward and I want to progress."
Fleetwood have also signed 20-year-old Nantwich Town midfielder Elliot Osborne, who scored 22 goals in 2015-16, to join their development squad.
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