Fleetwood Town captain Nathan Pond has been inducted into the Guinness World Record Book.

The long-serving 29-year old defender has been given the title of 'the most football (soccer) divisions played in for one club by an individual'.

Pond, who has been with the Cod Army since 2003, clinched the accolade after appearing for the Lancashire club in the League One opener against Crewe Alexandra last weekend.

"It's a bit of a weird feeling and it hasn't really sunk in," he told the club's official website.

"I didn't expect we would go this far, we have kept on climbing up the football ladder. It is a surreal feeling to be in the Guinness World Records.

"The (2-1) win over Crewe in League One marked the club's first ever match in the third tier, the highest in their entire 106-year history and Pond's career epitomizes the club's rise into the Football League."

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