National League news - October 2019

Goalkeeper Ryan Huddart
Bromley signing Ryan Huddart began his career with Arsenal and was on the bench for Champions League games

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 September here. Meanwhile, check out the gossip page for the latest rumours and use our transfers page to track signings made by English Football League clubs.

12 October

Ebbsfleet United have signed central defender Marvel Ekpiteta, 24, on loan from League Two side Newport County

11 October

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Angelo Balanta, 29, has extended his contract with the National League club until the summer of 2022.

Balanta has scored 13 times in 40 appearances for the Daggers.

Stockport County have signed former Doncaster and AFC Wimbledon left-back Tyler Garratt, 22, on a short-term contract.

10 October

Ebbsfleet United have signed Charlton Athletic midfielder Albie Morgan on an initial one-month loan.

The 19-year-old has made 18 senior appearances so far for the Championship club.

9 October

Stockport County have signed striker Devante Rodney and midfielder Tom Walker on loan until January from League Two club Salford City.

Rodney, 21, has made three appearances for Salford this season, while Walker 23, has played five times.

Aldershot Town have extended the loan of Derby County centre-back Max Hunt, 20, until 4 January.

AFC Fylde have signed former Oldham Athletic defender Andy Taylor on a short-term deal following a trial.

The 33-year-old's previous clubs include Tranmere, Sheffield United, Walsall and Blackpool.

8 October

Yeovil Town have signed former Crewe, Rochdale and Tranmere striker Chris Dagnall, 33, on a deal until the end of the season.

Ex-Blackpool and Oldham defender Andy Taylor, 33, has joined AFC Fylde on a short-term contract following a successful trial.

Dover Athletic have signed 20-year-old Italian forward Roberto Ratti on undisclosed terms.

7 October

AFC Fylde have signed Bradford City goalkeeper Sam Hornby, 24, on loan until 5 January.

Last season's beaten promotion finalists have conceded 29 goals in the National League this term - more than any other team in the division.

Forward Jake Beesley has joined Solihull Moors on loan from Salford City until 25 January.

The 22-year-old has scored twice in eight appearances for the League Two side this season.

Bromley have extended the loans of Charlton's Alfie Doughty and Southend midfielder Michael Klass.

Doughty, 19, will stay with Neil Smith's side until 7 September, with Klass, 20, to remain at Hayes Lane until February.

4 October

Harrogate Town have signed Matthew Taylor, 20, on non-contract terms after the former Oxford United defender impressed during a trial spell at the club.

Solihull Moors have signed former Stevenage midfielder James Ball from National League rivals Ebbsfleet United.

The 23-year-old has joined Moors for an undisclosed fee on a deal until June 2021, with the option of a further year in the club's favour.

Woking have extended striker Ibrahim Meite's loan until 30 January 2020. He had joined on an initial one-month loan deal from Crawley Town.

3 October

Aldershot Town have signed Mohamed Bettamer after the striker had his contract at Barnet terminated by mutual consent.

The 26-year-old made four appearances for the Bees after joining from Braintree in January 2018.

Ebbsfleet United have signed midfielder Josh Payne on a three-month loan deal from League Two side Crawley Town.

The 28-year-old previously played in the National League with Woking and Eastleigh.

2 October

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Kevin Watson, 45, has been appointed as first-team coach at Ebbsfleet United.

Boreham Wood have signed goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore on loan from Ebbsfleet United for the rest of the season.

The 29-year-old made five National League appearances for Fleet this season, the most recent against Solihull on 17 August.

1 October

Bromley have signed goalkeeper Ryan Huddart from Boreham Wood after Mark Cousins suffered a serious shoulder injury in Saturday's defeat by Yeovil.

Huddart, 22, made 32 appearances for Boreham Wood last season but has agreed an undisclosed-length permanent deal with Bromley.

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