National League news - March 2020

Danny Searle.
Danny Searle's Aldershot sat 16th in the National League when they signed Yannis Drais on 5 March

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 February 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.

16 March

Harrogate Town have signed striker Aaron Martin, 28, from National League North side Guiseley.

14 March

Aldershot Town have re-signed forward Reece Grant on loan from fellow National League side Dagenham & Redbridge until 25 April.

Grant, 25, previously played for the Shots last season and scored eight goals in 22 appearances having joined from Braintree Town in November of 2018.

13 March

Solihull Moors have signed Salford City striker Adam Rooney for an undisclosed fee. The 31-year-old Irishman joins on a deal until May 2022.

Chorley have agreed to cancel right-back Matt Challoner's contract by mutual consent. The 26-year-old has made more than 180 appearances during his four years with the club.

12 March

Notts County have extended 18-year-old Cardiff City full back Joel Bagan's loan until the end of the season.

He made his debut against Barrow in the 2-0 win at Barrow on 7 March.

Stockport County have signed striker Richie Bennett from Port Vale for an undisclosed fee.

The former Carlisle player, 29, has signed a deal until the end of the 2021-22 campaign, having scored seven goals for League Two Port Vale this season.

Bromley winger Luke Coulson has signed a new two-year contract.

The 26-year-old has scored three goals this season, with the club 13th in the table.

11 March

Solihull Moors have signed left-back Dan Jones on loan from League Two club Cambridge United until the end of the season.

The 33-year-old has played 19 games for the U's this season, but none since January.

10 March

Chorley say Chris Blackburn has resigned from the board of directors after 15 months following what the club describe as an "intolerable degree of abuse from a minority of fans".

9 March

Forward Shamir Mullings has left Aldershot Town by mutual consent to join National League South side Dulwich Hamlet on a permanent deal.

The 26-year-old made 25 appearances for the Shots and had spent two months on loan at Dulwich this season.

7 March

Hartlepool United have signed striker Lorne Bickley, 22, from Combined Counties League Division One leaders Jersey Bulls.

6 March

AFC Fylde have signed Rochdale goalkeeper Josh Lillis on loan for the rest of the season.

5 March

Aldershot Town have signed Yannis Drais from fifth-tier French side Besancon on a deal until the end of the season.

The French midfielder, 26, is available for Saturday's National League home match against Dagenham & Redbridge.

National League leaders Barrow have signed striker Jack Vale on loan from Championship side Blackburn Rovers until the end of the season.

Welsh striker Vale, 19, joins Rovers team-mates Matty Platt and Tom White at Holker Street in a loan spell that can be extended should the Bluebirds finish in the play-offs.

AFC Fylde have signed Blackburn defender Lewis Thompson, 20, on loan for the remainder of the season.