National League news - July 2019

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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 June here. Meanwhile, check out the gossip page for the latest rumours and see our list of the latest manager ins and outs.

22 July

Maidenhead United have signed goalkeeper Taye Ashby-Hammond, 20, on loan from Championship club Fulham.

He played for Fulham's Under-21 side against Northampton Town in last season's EFL Trophy.

21 July

Sutton United have signed ex-Lewes and Aldershot winger George Tuson-Firth and former Braintree defender Dan Matsuzaka, both 21, after they impressed manager Matt Gray on trial during pre-season.

18 July

Hartlepool have signed former Rochdale midfielder Jason Kennedy, 32, following his summer release by Carlisle.

17 July

Maidenhead United have signed striker Danny Whitehall, who scored in their friendly victory over Kuwait on Tuesday.

Ebbsfleet United have added former Canvey Island goalkeeper Harry Palmer, 24, to their squad for the new season.

Sutton United have signed former Wolves and Newport winger Will Randall, 22.

16 July

Ebbsfleet United have further strengthened their squad by signing midfielder John Goddard, who spent the second half of last season with Aldershot.

The 26-year-old previously played under Fleet boss Garry Hill for Woking.

15 July

Ebbsfleet United have signed former Stevenage midfielder James Ball.

The 23-year-old made 21 appearances last season, scoring four goals, after Stevenage paid Stockport County a five-figure sum for him.

13 July

Aldershot Town have signed former Derby County trainee Aaron Eyoma. The 21-year-old midfielder spent time on loan at Braintree Town and Woking last season.

The Shots have also agreed a new deal with centre-back George Fowler. Fowler, 21, originally joined the club on loan from Ipswich Town in August 2017 before making a permanent switch in January 2018.

12 July

Aldershot Town have signed St Kitts and Nevis international Harrison Panayiotou, 24, who spent last season with Greek club Aittitos Spata.

The Shots have also brought in former Hungerford Town midfielder Alfy Whittingham following a trial.

11 July

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed former Bournemouth striker Joe Quigley on a two-year deal.

The 22-year-old spent time on loan from Bromley at Eastbourne Borough and Havant & Waterlooville last season.

Bournemouth midfielder Frank Vincent is set to rejoin Torquay United on loan, subject to FA and National League approval.

Vincent spent the second part of last season with the Gulls, helping Gary Johnson's side win the National League South title.

10 July

Yeovil Town have signed former Dundee centre-back Tom Bradbury, 21, on a one-year deal.

Fellow defender Craig Alcock, 31, has also agreed a 12-month contract with the Glovers following a short spell at Huish Park at the end of last season.

Woking have signed defender Moussa Diarra, who ended last season on loan from Dover and helped the club win promotion from National League South.

9 July

FC Halifax Town have signed winger Jamie Allen from National League rivals Dover Athletic.

Allen, 24 - who has also played for Fleetwood Town, Barrow, AFC Fylde and Southport - scored six goals in 36 appearances for Dover in 2018-19.

8 July

Boreham Wood have signed Coventry City defender Jordon Thompson on a season-long loan.

The 20-year-old played eight games for Barrow during a previous National League loan spell in 2017-18.

FC Halifax have signed Dover Athletic forward Tobi Sho-Silva and Stevenage keeper Will Appleyard on one-year contracts.

Sho-Silva, 24, played nine times for Dover last season while Appleyard, 19, made his only Stevenage appearance in the Checkatrade Trophy.

5 July

Solihull Moors manager Tim Flowers has signed a new three-year deal with the National League club.

The 52-year-old former Wolves, Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and England keeper has extended his stay until June 2022, with assistant manager Gary Whild and first-team coach James Quinn doing the same.

Barrow have signed midfielder Oliver Greaves on a season-long loan deal from Premier League side Sheffield United.

Striker Tyrone Marsh, 25, has joined Boreham Wood on a one-year deal after leaving League Two club Macclesfield Town.

Midfielder Jack Powell, 25, has signed a two-year deal with League Two side Crawley Town after leaving Maidstone United.

4 July

Torquay United manager Gary Johnson has signed a new contract with the Devon club.

Former Bristol City and Cheltenham boss Johnson led the Gulls to the National League South title last season.

Winger Myles Weston, 31, has signed a new undisclosed-length contract with National League club Ebbsfleet United.

Woking midfielder Max Kretzchmar has signed a new contract with the club, after scoring 15 goals last term to help them win promotion to the National League.

Dagenham & Redbridge have re-signed centre-half Manny Onariase on a one-year contract.

Forward Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong has signed a new one-year contract with Aldershot. Meanwhile, Brazilian winger Alefe Santos, who played for Yeovil in League Two last season, has also joined the National League club.

3 July

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2 July

Chesterfield midfielder Charlie Carter, 22, has joined League Two side Stevenage for an undisclosed free.

Ebbsfleet have signed 28-year-old defender Jamie Grimes from League Two side Macclesfield Town.

Dagenham have signed full-back Andrew Eleftheriou and centre-back Luke Croll following their departures from Watford and Exeter respectively.

Stockport County have been fined £3,000 after supporters entered the field during the club's FA Trophy semi-final defeat by AFC Fylde in March. County say they have "imposed lifetime bans on the individuals concerned".

Woking goalkeeper Craig Ross has signed a new deal with the National League club.

1 July

Boreham Wood have signed Aldershot midfielder Adam McDonnell, 22, attacking midfielder Piero Mingoia, 27, from Accrington Stanley and Oxford City striker Kabongo Tshimanga, 21.

McDonnell and Tshimanga have signed two-year deals, but the length of Mingoia's contract has not been disclosed.

Dover Athletic have signed French winger Nassim L'Ghoul, 21, on a two-year contract after he spent last season with Welling United.

Barrow have signed Sheffield United midfielder Oliver Greaves on a season-long loan.

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