Former Newcastle striker joins Fleetwood Town after leaving Bolton

first_img1 Fleetwood Town have completed the shock signing of former Newcastle stalwart Shola Ameobi.The 34-year-old, who played 312 league games for Newcastle, has been without a club since leaving Bolton.And now the League One club have confirmed that Ameobi has agreed a deal with them until the end of the season.Fleetwood Manager Steven Pressley told the club’s official website: “In January we signed a number of younger players and it was vital to the group that we brought in a player with experience.“We certainly couldn’t get any more experience than Shola Ameobi and we are absolutely delighted with that. He is not only a very good player; he is a terrific character that can bring a lot to the group.“It is vital that he has been playing as sometimes unattached players at this stage in the season, the one thing they are lacking is a level of fitness.“Shola has been involved at Bolton Wanderers on a regular basis for the vast majority of the season and he is raring to go ahead of Saturday’s trip to Port Vale.” Shola Ameobi last_img read more