Alex Cairns signs new Fleetwood Town contract

Fleetwood Town goalkeeper Alex Cairns has signed a new contract at the club, keeping him at Highbury until 2023.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 1:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 1:08 pm
Fleetwood goalkeeper Alex Cairns has signed a new two-year-deal. Credit: FTFC.
Fleetwood goalkeeper Alex Cairns has signed a new two-year-deal. Credit: FTFC.

The 28-year-old joined the club in 2016 on a free transfer and has gone on to secure the no.1 spot since.

There were concerns for the stopper last season as he fell out of favour and lost his no.1 squad number going into this season.

Since the departure of Joey Barton Cairns has gone on to prove he is the first choice 'keeper at the club and has been first choice for both Simon Wiles and Simon Grayson

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He has made 24 starts this season, including four clean sheets in his last five games.

In total, Cairns has made over 180 appearances for the Cod Army.