National League news - November 2019

Bromley manager Neil Smith
Neil Smith's Bromley started November top of the National League despite only winning two of their past six 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 October 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.

21 November

Bromley defender Marc-Anthony Okoye has retired from professional football with immediate effect because of a knee injury.

The 27-year-old featured 12 times for the Ravens in the league this season, but has not appeared since early October.

Meanwhile, Bromley have signed forward Ben Williamson, 30, after 24 appearances for Eastleigh this season.

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Liam Shaw, 18, has joined Chesterfield on a month's loan.

20 November

Maidenhead United have confirmed they are in conversation with the local council about moving from their current York Road ground to a potential new ground in nearby Braywick Park.

The Magpies have played at York Road since 1871, making it the oldest continuously-used football ground in the world.

Windsor & Maidenhead Borough Council are due to consider whether to agree to the move in principle at the end of the year.

19 November

Charlton Athletic have recalled Albie Morgan from his loan spell at National League strugglers Ebbsfleet United amid an injury crisis at The Valley.

The 19-year-old midfielder scored one goal in five appearances during his spell with the Fleet.

15 November

Solihull Moors defender Alex Gudger, 27, has signed a new two-and-a-half year contract, tying him to the National League club until the summer of 2022.

Sutton United have signed AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper Nik Tzanev, 22, on loan until 1 January.

Barrow have signed midfielder Tom White from Championship club Blackburn Rovers on loan until 18 January.

The 22-year-old joined Rovers from Gateshead in the summer, but has yet to make his senior debut.

14 November

Dagenham and Redbridge have signed former Oxford United, Barnet and Cheltenham Town midfielder Sam Deering until 2021.

The 28-year-old has most recently played for Ebbsfleet United and Billericay Town.

Doncaster Rovers goalkeeper Louis Jones has joined Yeovil Town on loan until January.

It is the 21-year-old's fifth spell out on loan, with the others coming below the fifth tier.

13 November

Defender Liam Daly, 32, has left Solihull Moors "on a completely consensual and amicable basis" after two years with the National League club.

12 November

Sutton United have re-signed centre-back Louis John from Cambridge United in a two-month loan deal.

The 25-year-old made more than 50 appearances for Sutton before joining the League Two club in the summer of 2018.

Torquay United have signed defender Ramarni Medford-Smith, 21, on loan until January from Championship club Reading.

Dagenham & Redbridge have agreed a deal with Reading to take striker Ben House, 20, on loan until January.

11 November

Former Everton midfielder Joe Parkinson has left his role as Shrewsbury Town's first-team development coach to become assistant to new boss Dave Challinor at Hartlepool United.

Pools announced last week that they had reached an agreement with Challinor to succeed Craig Hignett as manager and the ex-AFC Fylde boss will take charge for the first time in Tuesday's FA Cup first-round tie against Hartlepool.

10 November

Harrogate Town have extended 19-year-old Sunderland winger Jack Diamond's loan until the end of the season.

Meanwhile, striker Mark Beck, 25, has signed a new "long-term deal" with the club.

8 November

Former Bristol City, Reading, Middlesbrough and Swansea City striker Leroy Lita has joined National League South Chelmsford City on a short-term deal.

The 34-year-old had retired from professional football last summer, but briefly played for Southern League Salisbury earlier this season.

Dagenham & Redbridge goalkeeper Elliot Justham, 29, has signed a new contract that will see him stay with the National League club until 2023.

Grimsby Town forward Charles Vernam, 23, has joined National League side Chorley on a month's loan and is eligible to play in the Magpies' FA Cup first-round tie at Mansfield Town on Saturday.

7 November

Former Gillingham centre-back Alex Lacey has joined Notts County on a deal until the end of the season.

The 26-year-old made 21 appearances in League One last season and has been on trial at Meadow Lane.

Ebbsfleet United have extended the loan of Charlton Athletic midfielder Albie Morgan until 4 January.

The 19-year-old has made four appearances so far and scored his first Fleet goal in their 4-0 win at Chorley.

2 November

Maidenhead United have signed former Crystal Palace forward Ibra Sekajja, with the 27-year-old available to make his debut in Saturday's game against Aldershot.

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed Charlton Athletic defender Toby Stevenson on a four-week loan. The 19-year-old is available to make his debut in Saturday's game at home to Solihull Moors.

1 November

Dover Athletic have signed Cyprus Under-21 forward Ruel Sotiriou, 19, on a "short-term" loan from Leyton Orient.

Sotiriou made three National League appearances for the O's in the 2017-18 campaign.

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