National League news - January 2020

Coventry City defender Declan Drysdale
Coventry City defender Declan Drysdale has joined National League promotion hopefuls Solihull on a month's loan

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

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25 January

Woking have signed Fulham midfielder Jayden Harris on a month's loan.

24 January

Chorley have signed striker Connor Hall on loan from Lancashire neighbours Bolton Wanderers.

Hall, 21, becomes the fifth January window signing for the National League's bottom club.

Hereford have appointed former Kidderminster Harriers, Chester and Southport manager Steve Burr, 60, as assistant to the Bulls' new interim player-coach Josh Gowling.

Gowling, 36, who played for Burr at Aggborough, has been at Hereford since December 2018. He took over first-team affairs following the departure of Russell Slade on Tuesday.

Solihull Moors have signed Coventry City defender Declan Drysdale, 20, on loan for a month.

Tim Flowers' Moors have slipped to ninth in the National League after a run of just one win in six league games.

Chester have signed winger John Johnston from fellow National League North side Altrincham for an undisclosed fee.

The 25-year-old has agreed an 18-month contract with an option to extend for a further year.

23 January

Chesterfield have signed experienced striker Nathan Tyson, 37, on loan from Notts County for the rest of the season.

The Spireites have cancelled the contract of experienced ex-Cardiff and Huddersfield defender Anthony Gerrard, 33, by mutual consent.

Hartlepool United have signed Fleetwood right-back Macauley Southam-Hales, 23, on loan for the rest of the season.

Defender Timi Odusina, 19, has also joined Hartlepool on loan from Premier League side Norwich City until the end of the season.

Ebbsfleet United have cancelled the contract of former Gillingham striker Cody McDonald, 33, by mutual consent.

McDonald has scored three times in 14 games since joining United in November 2018 but has not played in 11 months due to a serious cruciate knee ligament injury.

Sutton United defender Louis John has turned his loan from Cambridge United into a more permanent deal - until the end of the season.

John, 25, rejoined his former club from League Two side Cambridge in mid-November.

22 January

Barnet have agreed an undisclosed-length contract with midfielder Xander McBurnie.

A product of Bradford City's academy, he was most recently with Swedish club Ytterhogdals IK.

21 January

Stockport County have re-signed winger Danny Lloyd on loan from Salford City until the end of the season.

The 28-year-old previously scored 29 goals for County during the 2016-17 campaign.

Ebbsfleet United have signed midfielder Michael Timlin on a deal until the end of the season following his departure from League Two side Stevenage.

The 34-year-old, who began his career at Fulham, has had spells at Swindon Town and Southend United.

20 January

Hereford have parted company with much-travelled manager Russell Slade after just five months in charge.

Slade, 59, leaves by mutual consent with the Bulls lying 16th in National League North.

AFC Fylde have signed Rotherham United forward Jamie Proctor, 27, on loan for the remainder of the season.

Rotherham recalled Proctor from his loan spell at League Two side Scunthorpe to allow him to move to Fylde.

Notts County have signed former England Under-20 international winger Callum Roberts from Blyth Spartans.

The 22-year-old former Newcastle youth-team player has signed a contract until the summer of 2022.

17 January

Torquay United winger Aaron Nemane has extended his contract until the end of the season.

Nemane, 22, has played six times for the Gulls since joining in December.

Dover Athletic have brought in Leyton Orient defender Shadrach Ogie on loan until the end of the season.

The 18-year-old Republic of Ireland international defender, has made two appearances for Orient since signing his first professional contract in February 2019.

Chorley have signed Oldham Athletic's Kielen Adams, Harry Cardwell from Grimsby Town and Scott Duxbury from AFC Fylde.

Striker Adams, 18, has made three senior Oldham appearances this term while centre-forward Cardwell, 23, has turned out nine times this season and defender Duxbury, 24, has made 19 appearances this term for Chorley's National League rivals Fylde.

Harrogate Town have signed Huddersfield Town striker Kian Harratt, 17, on a month-long loan.

16 January

Yeovil Town have signed veteran striker Marc Richards on a deal until the end of the season.

The ex-Swindon, Northampton and Port Vale man, 37, who has scored 206 career goals, joins the Glovers after being released by Cambridge earlier this month.

Maidenhead United have signed Queens Park Rangers forward Ody Alfa on loan for the remainder of the season.

The 20-year-old had spent the first four months of the season with National League South side Billericay Town.

Maidenhead have also brought in Fulham goalkeeper Taye Ashby-Hammond on loan.

The 20-year-old returns to York Road having made 14 appearances during a previous loan spell earlier this season.

Stockport County have signed left-back Eddie Clarke on loan from Fleetwood Town until the end of the season.

Clarke, 21, made 10 appearances for League Two side Macclesfield Town this season before his loan at Moss Rose was cut short to join County.

Chesterfield have signed Notts County goalkeeper Ross Fitzsimons on loan for the rest of the season.

The 25-year-old has only played twice for Notts this season, including last Saturday's FA Trophy win over Dagenham & Redbridge.

Wrexham have signed midfielder Davis Keillor-Dunn until the end of the season.

The 22-year old has previously had spells at Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Chesterfield and Ross County.

Stockport have signed striker Jordan Archer from League Two side Port Vale.

The former Chester and Southport striker, 25, has moved on an initial one-month loan deal.

Eastleigh have announced that Leyton Orient striker James Alabi, Forest Green defender Udoka Godwin-Malife and Bournemouth striker Jake Scrimshaw have joined on loan.

Ex-Chester and Tranmere man Alabi, 24, who won the National League with Orient last season, has signed until the end of the season alongside Scrimshaw, 19, while Godwin-Malife, 19, has signed a one-month loan.

Chorley have signed former Port Vale, MK Dons and Huddersfield defender Antony Kay on a deal until the end of the season.

The 37-year-old has made 598 career league appearances.

15 January

Solihull Moors have signed goalkeeper Andy Wycherley from National League North club AFC Telford United on a contract to the end of the season.

The 21-year-old, who began his career at Shrewsbury, then played for The New Saints, the Oswestry-based multiple Welsh Premier League champions.

Boreham Wood have signed striker Adi Yussuf on loan from League One side Blackpool for the remainder of the season.

Yussuf, 27, has spent time on loan with fellow National League side Solihull Moors this season, where he made 11 appearances.

14 January

Stockport County have signed former Wolves, Shrewsbury Town and Kidderminster Harriers striker Liam McAlinden.

The 26-year-old moves to Edgeley Park following his exit from Halifax Town.

Woking have signed striker Alex Wall on a contract to the end of the season.

The 29-year-old left National League South club Hemel Hempstead Town earlier this month.

13 January

Barrow have extended midfielder Tom White's loan from Blackburn Rovers until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old, who has scored once in nine games for the National League leaders, joins Rovers team-mate Matty Platt, 22, in staying with the Cumbrians for the rest of 2019-20.

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed Gillingham defender Gabriel Zakuani on a six-month contract.

The 33-year-old DR Congo international played eight games for Swindon Town during a loan spell earlier this season.

11 January

Sutton United have signed Haringey Borough centre-half Coby Rowe.

10 January

Harrogate Town have signed former Newcastle United trainee left-back Owen Gallagher, 20, on a one-month loan deal from Nottingham Forest.

Yeovil Town have signed West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ted Cann, 19, on an initial one-month loan deal.

Bromley have signed Newport County forward Corey Whitely, 28,on loan.

Ebbsfleet United have signed midfielder Adam Mekki, 28, on loan from Bromley until the end of the season.

Chesterfield have signed Burnley full-back Jordan Cropper, 18, on loan for the rest of the season.

Hartlepool United have signed Republic of Ireland Under-21 striker Aidan Keena on a permanent deal from Scottish side Hearts.

Torquay United have signed 24-year-old Bradford City defender Jackson Longridge on a loan deal until February.

9 January

Stockport County left-back Tyler Garratt, 23, has agreed a contract extension to keep him with the National League club until the end of the season.

Torquay United have signed Exeter defender Gary Warren, 35, on a one-month loan deal following his return from injury.

FC Halifax Town have re-signed striker Devante Rodney from League Two side Salford City until the end of the season.

The 21-year-old previously had a spell on loan with Halifax last season, making 12 appearances.

8 January

Ebbsfleet United have signed midfielder Jermaine McGlashan following his release by League Two leaders Swindon Town.

The 31-year-old has previously played for Aldershot, Cheltenham Town, Gillingham and Southend United.

Notts County have signed striker Kyle Wootton from Scunthorpe United on a contract to run until the end of the 2021-22 season.

The 23-year-old scored 12 goals in 25 games in a loan spell which began in August, but has now moved on a more permanent basis for an undisclosed fee.

AFC Fylde have transfer-listed Danny Rowe, the club's all-time record scorer, at his request.

The 29-year-old has scored more than 170 goals for Fylde, who he first joined in 2014.

7 January

Bromley have signed former Dulwich defender Michael Chambers following his release by fellow National League side Wrexham, subject to international clearance.

After signing for Wrexham last summer, he made 12 appearances this season, as well as spending a short spell on loan at Chelmsford City.

AFC Fylde have extended the loan of Bradford City goalkeeper Sam Hornby until the end of the season.

The 24-year-old has played 14 games for Fylde, including Sunday's FA Cup defeat by Sheffield United.

6 January

Dagenham & Redbridge have appointed former Charlton Athletic and Brighton & Hove Albion manager Steve Gritt as joint assistant boss.

Gritt, 62, who spent four years as joint manager with Alan Curbishley at Charlton in the 1990s, follows Daggers boss Daryl McMahon, after their departure from cash-strapped Macclesfield Town.

Dave Jupp has also joined the coaching set-up, while Jody Brown and Neil Withington have left their backroom roles with the club.

4 January

Ebbsfleet United have extended the loan of Crawley Town midfielder Josh Payne until the end of the season.

The 29-year-old has played 16 games so far for Fleet, scoring twice.

3 January

Solihull Moors have signed forward Jake Beesley from League Two Salford City.

The 23-year-old, who spent the first half of the season on loan at Solihull, has signed a three-and-a-half year deal for the National League promotion hopefuls.

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