Alan Goodall: Morecambe sign ex-Fleetwood defender

Alan Goodall
Alan Goodall started Fleetwood's play-off final win over Burton in May

Morecambe have signed versatile defender Alan Goodall following his departure from Fleetwood Town.

The 32-year-old, who also appeared in a defensive midfield role for the Cod Army, impressed during pre-season training with the Shrimps.

Goodall won promotion twice during his three seasons at Fleetwood.

He spent a month on loan at Grimsby early last term but returned to Highbury and started Fleetwood's play-off final win over Burton at Wembley.

"He is the perfect player for us," Morecambe manager Jim Bentley told the club website.external-link "He has great experience at this level and can play in several positions in defence or midfield."

Goodall, who was released by Fleetwood in June, added: "It didn't take long for me to see the dressing room spirit here was something special.

"I have really enjoyed myself here in pre-season and really think we have a side that can do well this year."

The length of the former Chesterfield, Luton and Rochdale player's deal has not been announced.