Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan has made a statement of intent by luring one-time Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor to the A-League club.
A veteran of 194 English Premier League appearances, Taylor brings a wealth of experience and professionalism to the Phoenix.
The 32-year-old is Rudan's first player-signing since being unveiled as coach six weeks ago, following through with a promise to set his sights high with player recruitment.
"Steven is a significant signing for the football club...
Brett Pitman scored twice to take his season's goal tally to an impressive 25 as Portsmouth beat Peterborough 2-0 at Fratton Park.
Pitman's first half double ensured Pompey finished eighth in the League One table - five points of the play off places.
The former Bournemouth marksman opened the scoring in the 13th minute by heading in Gareth Evans' corner.
Captain Pitman doubled his and Pompey's lead 13 minutes later by turning in Jamal Lowe's low cross at the far post.
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Peterborough snapped a four-match losing run when enjoying a final home hurrah by beating Fleetwood 2-0.
League One's leading scorer Jack Marriott and George Cooper provided the second-half goals at the ABAX Stadium.
Marriott produced a fine full-stretch finish six minutes into the second half to register his 33rd goal of a prolific campaign.
And Cooper sealed the points with 12 minutes to go when delivering an exquisite finish to a fine cross from recently-introduced substitute Danny Lloyd.
Shrewsbury impressively hit back from a goal down to beat Peterborough 3-1.
Gwion Edwards gave Posh a half-time lead but Omar Beckles, Stefan Payne and Lenell John-Lewis completed the fightback for Paul Hurst's third-placed side.
Shrewsbury started brightly and Ben Godfrey fired narrowly wide and Nathan Thomas lifted an effort over the bar.
But Peterborough, needing a win to keep alive their play-off challenge, took the lead in the 14th minute as Edwards cut in from the left and drilled in a low shot...