Southport sign Josh O'Keefe and Ray Putterill

Southport have completed the signing of unattached midfielders Josh O'Keefe and Ray Putterill.

O'Keefe, 23, was released by Blue Square Bet Premier rivals Lincoln City in December after making 10 appearances this season.

The former Walsall trainee played 50 times for the Imps following his move in the summer of 2010.

Putterill, 23, started out at Liverpool and played 30 times for Accrington last season but left in the summer.

The pair could make their debuts on Saturday against Newport.