Crewe sign experienced defender

Crewe Alexandra have made their first pre-season signing.

Experienced centre half Olly Lancashire has agreed a two year deal.

The 30-year-old has captained Swindon for the last two seasons.

He came through the ranks at Southampton, making 13 league appearances, before making his name at Walsall for two years from 2010. 

Making 58 appearances for the Saddlers, he moved to Aldershot for a season before linking up with Rochdale in 2013, where he spent three successful seasons playing on over 100 occasions in Leagues One & Two.

Moving on to Shrewsbury for a season in 2016/17, Lancashire represented Swindon 57 times over the previous two seasons.

With losing centre backs George Ray & Michael Raynes this summer, David Artell targeted the centre back position as his number one priority and has moved quickly to tie up the experienced Lancashire.

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