Matty Pearson: FC Halifax Town defender joins Accrington Stanley
League Two side Accrington Stanley have signed defender Matty Pearson from FC Halifax Town on a one-year contract.
Pearson, who can also play in midfield, made 88 appearances for Conference club Halifax after signing on a free transfer from Rochdale in 2013.
The 21-year-old has previously had spells with Blackburn and Lincoln.
"He is an aggressive, keen, honest and hard-working player who fits the bill of what we want at this club," manager John Coleman told the club's website.