Brewers swoop for keeper Legzdins

01 July 2010 02:24
Burton Albion have signed goalkeeper Adam Legzdins from Crewe Alexandra on a two-year contract.The 23-year-old began his career at Birmingham City 2006 before moving to Crewe in 2008 and has also had loan spells at Alfreton and Halifax Town. [LNB]Legzdins told BBC Radio Derby: "I'm looking to progress in my career now. [LNB]"I'd like a successful season. If we work hard and do what we can there's no reason why we can't be up at the top of the league." [LNB]The Stafford-born keeper made just eight appearances for the Alex and turned down a new 12-month contract with Crewe in May.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] Legzdins said: "I felt at the stage I'm at it wasn't the best place for me to progress. [LNB]"I'm intelligent enough to know when things aren't going right and the opportunity to work with Kevin [Poole] and Paul [Peschisolido] was a better short and long-term future for me than staying at Crewe. " [LNB]Manager Paul Peschisolido said the Brewers were close to also signing 18-year-old Liverpool's academy striker James Ellison. [LNB]Several triallists are expected to train with Burton this summer including three French players.

Source: BBC_Sport