National League news - September 2018

Leyton Orient boss Justin Edinburgh on the sidelines
Justin Edinburgh is looking to lead Leyton Orient to promotion after a 13th-placed finish last season

BBC Sport tracks the latest news stories from the National League, including managerial announcements, new signings and contract extensions.

You can catch up with all of the National League news from August here. Meanwhile, check out the gossip page for the latest rumours and, for all of the manager ins and outs, see our list of current bosses.

21 September

Eastleigh have signed Sunderland goalkeeper Max Stryjek, 22, on a one-month loan deal.

Shrewsbury defender Zak Jules has joined Barnet on loan until January. The 21-year-old played eight times in League Two last season for Chesterfield and Port Vale.

Bromley have signed Lincoln City's Spanish midfielder Joan Luque, 26, on a "short-term" loan deal.

Maidstone United have signed midfielder Olumide Durojaiye, Blackburn left-back Jack Doyle, Ebbsfleet full-back Lawrie Wilson, Hartlepool striker Jake Cassidy and Southend forward Norman Wabo.

Chesterfield right-back Bradley Berry, 23, has joined National League rivals Dover Athletic on loan.

20 September

Former Hibernian and Barnet goalkeeper Graham Stack has retired from professional football after having his Eastleigh contract terminated by mutual consent. The 36-year-old started 10 National League games for the Spitfires this season, and has joined Watford as a goalkeeping coach.

Boreham Wood have signed striker Gozie Ugwu on loan from fellow National League side Chesterfield until the end of the season. The 25-year-old ex-Wycombe and Woking forward has not scored a league goal since joining the Spireites in May 2017.

Portsmouth midfielder Adam May has joined Aldershot on a youth loan until 5 December. The 20-year-old has made just one senior appearance for Pompey so far this season.

19 September

Forward Joshua Kayode has joined Chesterfield on a one-month youth loan from Championship side Rotherham. The 18-year-old made his debut for the Millers in the EFL Trophy last season.

National League North club Hereford FC have appointed former Newport County manager Tim Harris as their first head of football. He will now work with the board to find a new head coach to replace Peter Beadle, who was sacked earlier this month.

18 September

Chesterfield have signed Stevenage midfielder Jonathan Smith, 31, on a three-month loan deal.

14 September

Barrow have signed Rory Holden and Rhys Norrington-Davies on loan from Championship clubs Bristol City and Sheffield United respectively. Northern Ireland under-21 striker Holden, 21, and Wales under-21 left-back Norrington-Davies, 19, arrive at Holker Street on one-month loan deals.

New Maidstone United boss Harry Wheeler has taken his former Billericay Town captain Simon Walton on loan for one month. The 30-year-old midfielder brings with him a wealth of experience, having played for Plymouth, Hartlepool and Stevenage in the English Football League.

11 September

Chesterfield have signed Alfreton striker Tom Denton for an undisclosed fee on an 18-month contract. The 29-year-old scored six goals in nine league games for the National League North side.

10 September

Gateshead have signed midfielder Finley Hayhurst on non-contract terms, following spell training with the club. The 19-year-old has played at second tier level in Australia, where he moved to as a child.

7 September

Charlton Athletic striker Reeco Hackett-Fairchild has joined Boreham Wood on a short-term loan deal from the League One side. Hackett-Fairchild, 20, has made six league appearances for the Addicks and will be available for Wood's history-making Scottish Challenge Cup tie against Dunfermline on Saturday.

Braintree Town have signed striker Elliott Charles from National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough. The 28-year-old is a Grenada international but his two caps for the Caribbean island came back in 2011 in a pair of World Cup qualifiers.

Gateshead have signed Sunderland forward Luke Molyneux on loan until 2 January. The 20-year-old has made two League One appearances this season.

Reading goalkeeper George Legg has joined Aldershot Town on a one-month loan, with an option for the deal to be extended. Legg, 20, played three times on loan at Barnet last season.

6 September

Forward David Mooney has left Leyton Orient by mutual consent. The 33-year-old scored four goals in 35 league appearances last season after rejoining the O's following two years with Southend but has not featured this term.

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed midfielders Liam Bellamy, 26, and Jack Munns, 24, on deals until the end of the season. Bellamy had been without a club since leaving Dover at the end of last season, while Munns was released by Hartlepool in August.

Forest Green Rovers midfielder Jordan Simpson has joined Havant & Waterlooville on a month's loan. The 19-year-old has made just two senior appearances for his parent club but was previously on loan at National League South Hungerford Town last season.

4 September

Eastleigh have signed 26-year-old Ebbsfleet United midfielder Jack Payne on loan until 6 October. An injury crisis which has sidelined nine senior players means Spitfires assistant manager Ben Strevens, 38, has been registered as a player.

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