National League news - February 2020

Jimmy Shan
Jimmy Shan became Solihull Moors manager after a short spell in charge of Kidderminster Harriers

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 January 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.

22 February

Aldershot Town have signed Dutch winger Gyliano van Velzen from Crawley Town on an initial one-month loan.

The 25-year-old has only made four substitute appearances in League Two this season.

21 February

AFC Fylde have signed defender Tyler French, 21, on loan from Bradford City until the end of the season.

Woking have extended the loan of Luton Town striker Josh Neufville, 19, for a further month after five appearances so far.

Solihull Moors have signed West Bromwich Albion forward Nick Clayton-Phillips, 20, on a one-month loan.

20 February

Solihull Moors have signed young defender Geraldo Bajrami from neighbours Birmingham City on a youth loan until the end of the season.

Birmingham-born Bajrami, 20, who has made three first-team appearances for Blues, becomes new Moors boss Jimmy Shan's first signing since taking over as boss on 11 February.

Notts County have signed teenage Wigan Athletic defender Adam Long on an initial one-month loan.

The 19-year-old Isle of Man-born centre back has made two first-team appearances for the Latics - both in the EFL Trophy.

Boreham Wood have signed former Lincoln striker Matt Rhead, 35, on a contract until the end of the season.

Rhead was a free agent after leaving Billericay Town earlier this season.

16 February

Torquay United have extended left-back Jackson Longridge's loan spell from Bradford City until the end of the season.

14 February

Stockport County have signed 31-year-old centre-half Liam Hogan on a two-and-a-half year deal from League Two side Salford City.

Notts County have signed Cardiff City left back Joel Bagan, 18, on an initial one-month loan deal.

Bagan's arrival will be injury cover for Damien McCrory and Zoumana Bakayogo.

13 February

Barrow have signed West Bromwich Albion forward Jamie Soule on an initial one-month loan.

The 19-year-old is still waiting to make his senior debut for the Baggies, having signed a three-year contract last October.

Harrogate Town have extended the loan of Huddersfield Town striker Kian Harratt until the end of the season.

The 17-year-old initially joined on a month's loan in January.

12 February

Eastleigh have terminated the contract of former Plymouth and Sheffield Wednesday defender Reda Johnson, 31, with immediate effect.

11 February

Boreham Wood have signed Portsmouth midfielder Adam May on loan until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old spent the first half of the season with League Two leaders Swindon Town.

Jimmy Shan has parted company with National League North side Kidderminster Harriers after just 68 days in charge.

The ex-West Brom caretaker boss has been at Aggborough as interim manager since 5 December. Russell Penn, caretaker boss prior to Shan's arrival, will now resume control for the rest of the season.

10 February

Barrow have re-signed defender Dan Jones from League Two club Salford City on loan for the rest of the season.

The 25-year-old has only made six appearances for Salford since joining them last summer.

National League North leaders King's Lynn Town have had Monday night's scheduled trip to play Gloucester City at Evesham postponed at late notice because of a waterlogged pitch.

Evesham is Gloucester's fourth temporary home since leaving Meadow Park in 2007.

Torquay United have signed striker Ade Azeez on loan from Newport County until the end of the season.

The former Cambridge and AFC Wimbledon man, 26, also had a spell at Plainmoor during the 2013-14 campaign.

Woking have signed Charlton midfielder Ben Dempsey on loan for the rest of the season.

The 20-year-old has made four Championship appearances this term after returning from a spell on loan at Dulwich Hamlet.

7 February

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed winger Myles Weston on a contract to run until the summer of 2021 following his departure from Ebbsfleet United (see 5 February entry).

Weston, 31, scored seven goals for Ebbsfleet this season, including four in their last seven matches.

Chorley have signed Doncaster forward Alex Kiwomya, 23, on a month's loan.

5 February

Ebbsfleet United have confirmed midfielder Myles Weston has had his contract terminated by mutual consent after leaving the club for "personal reasons".

The 31-year-old joined from Wycombe Wanderers in the summer of 2017 and played 122 games for Fleet, scoring 13 goals.

4 February

National League side Stockport County have appointed Simon Wilson as their new director of football.

Wilson was formerly head of performance analysis at Southampton and Manchester City before becoming director of football services for City Football Group.

He later went on to be appointed chief football officer at Sunderland and will now go one to work with boss Jim Gannon "to enhance the football infrastructure within the club".

The appointment comes after businessman Mark Stott agreed a deal to take over the club on 16 January.

Stockport have signed former Salford midfielder Lois Maynard, 31, on a two-and-a-half-year contract.

3 February

Notts County have signed goalkeeper Joe McDonnell on a deal until the end of the season following his release by EFL League One side AFC Wimbledon.

The move allows Ross Fitzsimons to go out on loan to National League rivals Chesterfield for the rest of the season.

McDonnell, 25, previously worked with Notts management duo Neal Ardley and Neil Cox for the Dons, where he spent five and a half years. He will provide cover after a thigh injury suffered by Sam Slocombe in training.

Former Crystal Palace and Bolton keeper Fitzsimons, also 25, was signed by Notts from Chelmsford in July 2017.

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