Rochdale have completed the signing of experienced goalkeeper Steve Collis after Ben Smith elected to leave the npower League Two club in search of first-team football.

Collis, who counts Yeovil, Southend, Crewe and Macclesfield among his former clubs, most recently featured for Buxton in the Evo Stik League Premier Division.

The 31-year-old joins Dale on non-contract terms subject to FA and Football League approval.

Smith moved to Spotland on a similar agreement in the summer, making a solitary appearance against local rivals Bury in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.