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National League news - June 2024

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

Check out the gossip page for the latest rumours, use our transfers page to track signings made by English Football League clubs or read more National League news from May.

12 June

AFC Fylde right-back Connor Barrett, 22, has signed for Walsall after rejecting a new two-year deal to stay with the Lancashire club.

The Coasters are entitled to a compensation fee and the League Two side said they hoped to "resolve this matter in due course".

Defender Sam Sanders, who helped York City win promotion back to the National League in the 2021-22 season, has left the club after both parties agreed to cancel his contract.

Sanders made 38 appearances in two spells with the Minstermen.

Braintree Town have signed defender George Langston, who made 46 appearances for Eastleigh last season in all competitions, and former Colchester United midfielder Marley Marshall-Miranda.

Boston United have signed forward Dan Mooney, 24, from fellow National League side Altrincham.

The former Southend, Fleetwood Town and Chester FC striker is the newly-promoted Pilgrims' third signing of the summer.

Yeovil Town have signed defender Finn Cousin-Dawson, 21, after his release from League Two side Bradford City.

11 June

York City have signed midfielder Alex Hunt on a permanent deal from League Two Grimsby Town.

Hunt, 24, spent two months on loan with the Minstermen in 2023-24, playing the last eight games of the season.

He moves back to City for an undisclosed fee.

Wealdstone have signed former Eastleigh forward Enzio Boldewijn on a one-year deal.

The 31-year-old has scored more than 40 career goals in 277 league appearances and spent time at Notts County, Crawley Town and Sutton United after starting his career at Utrecht.

Rochdale forward Ian Henderson has signed a new one-year deal to remain with the National League club for his testimonial year.

The 39-year-old is the club's all time leading goalscorer and will enter his 10th season with Dale.

10 June

Solihull Moors skipper Jamey Osborne has signed an undisclosed-length "long-term contract" with the beaten National League play-off finalists.

The 32-year-old midfielder is in his second spell with the Moors, having rejoined them from Redditch United in 2018.

Sutton United have signed 21-year-old striker Nana Boateng on a two-year deal following his release from Championship side Millwall.

Boateng spent two spells on loan in the National League last season with Woking and Solihull Moors.

Boston United have signed right-back Kieran Coates, 22, after the expiry of his contract with National League North side Chester.

Stoke City academy product Coates made 56 appearances for the Cestrians.

Dagenham and Redbridge have signed former Newcastle United youngster Dylan Stephenson on a two-year deal.

The 21-year-old has had loan spells at Scottish side Hamilton Academical and in National League North with South Shields, where he scored eight goals in 17 games last season.

Rochdale have signed Tanzania international Tarryn Allarakhia on a two-year contract.

The 26-year-old, who can play in a number of positions, is Dale's fourth signing of the summer.

8 June

Boston United have signed former Sheffield United youngster Frankie Maguire.

The 20-year-old midfielder was released by the Blades this summer having had loan spells at Chester and Chorley last season.

7 June

Sutton United have signed goalkeeper Jack Sims, 25, after the expiry of his contract at Braintree Town.

Sims has spent the past two seasons at Braintree and was their first-choice keeper as they won promotion via the National League South play-offs last season.

Winger Sam Pearson has signed a new one-year deal to stay with Yeovil Town for the 2024-25 season.

The 22-year-old made 28 appearances last season for the Glovers and scored six goals after joining from Bristol City in January.

6 June

Dutch goalkeeper Jordi van Stappershoef has signed a new deal to keep him at Aldershot Town next season.

The 28-year-old played 49 times for the Shots as they finished two points outside the play-off positions last season.

The Shots have also signed goalkeeper Marcus Dewhurst and defender Luke Jenkins, both on two-year contracts.

23-year-old Dewhurst most recently played for Wealdstone, where he made 27 National League appearances last season as the Stones finished 16th in the table.

Jenkins, 21, joins having helped National League South side Chelmsford to second in the table last term.

Jack Hunter will leave Halifax Town to join Hartlepool United at the end of his contract.

Midfielder Hunter, a key player in the Shaymen's FA Trophy win, is Pools' second arrival of the summer after his former Newcastle United team-mate Luke Charman.

Fleetwood Town full-back Finlay Armstrong will join Rochdale at the end of his contract with the League Two side.

Armstrong, 21, made 13 appearances for Dale last season on loan from the Fylde coast club.

Forest Green Rovers have signed midfielder Tom Knowles following the end of his contract with Walsall.

Knowles, 25, had been in discussions to stay with the Saddlers, having made 92 appearances in two seasons but will now join the National League side on 1 July.

5 June

Newcastle academy product Luke Charman has joined Hartlepool United following the end of his AFC Fylde contract.

The 26-year-old striker has also played for Rochdale and Darlington, scoring 19 goals in 33 games for the latter from 2020 to 2022.

AFC Fylde have signed former Walsall midfielder Joe Riley on a one-year deal.

The 27-year-old - who has also spent time in the EFL with Carlisle United, Bradford City and Sheffield United - also has an option for a second year at the club.

Ebbsfleet United forward Greg Cundle has agreed a deal to stay at the club for the forthcoming season.

The 27-year-old - who joined Ebbsfleet four years ago after a successful trial - has played 94 times for the club.

Rochdale captain Ethan Ebanks-Landell has signed a new two-year deal at Spotland.

The 31-year-old former Wolves defender missed just two games for Dale last season and scored three times in his 45 appearances.

Braintree Town have signed forward Kyrell Lisbie, who scored 29 goals for Cray Valley Paper Mills last season.

He is the son of former Charlton, Ipswich, Colchester and Leyton Orient striker Kevin Lisbie.

The newly-promoted club have also added England C midfielder James Vennings, 23, who joins from League Two club Bromley.

4 June

Rochdale have signed Tobi Adebayo-Rowling on a one-year deal following the end of his deal with Notts County.

The 27-year-old defender was part of the Notts team that won promotion to League Two in 2022-23 and played 19 games in the third tier last season.

Sutton United have signed defender Eduino Vaz and midfielder Jayden Harris.

Vaz, 20, spent the second half of last season at National League South side Aveley.

Harris, 24, joins Sutton after agreeing to cancel his contract at Carlisle United.

He joined the Cumbrians in 2022 and made 28 appearances, during which time he went on loan to Eastleigh.

Yeovil Town have signed midfielder Brett McGavin following his release by Torquay United.

The 24-year-old former Ipswich Town youngster has agreed a two-year deal having scored 12 goals in 65 appearances for the Gulls in a two-year spell.

Ebbsfleet United forward Craig Tanner has signed a new one-year contract.

The 29-year-old, who will enter his fourth season at the club, has made 93 appearances, including 28 last term.

Dagenham & Redbridge have signed Woking midfielder Reece Grego-Cox and Luton Town winger Dion Pereira both on season-long loans.

Grego-Cox, 27, who has had spells at QPR, Newport and Crawley, has made 52 appearances for Woking, who he joined in 2022.

Periera, 25, spent last season with the Daggers and scored three goals in 17 games.

3 June

Free agent Ben Tozer has signed for Forest Green Rovers, following back-to-back promotions with Wrexham.

The 34-year-old defender is their second defensive signing of the summer alongside Sean Long who joined from Cheltenham Town.

Belize international winger Angelo Cappello has signed a new two-year deal with FC Halifax Town.

The 22-year-old joined the Shaymen two summers ago after leaving Sheffield United and helped them to win the FA Trophy in 2023.

Ebbsfleet United midfielder Ben Chapman has signed a new contract to keep him at the club for a fifth season.

The 25-year-old has made 136 appearances for the club since joining in 2020 and scored three goals in 40 games last season.

Rochdale have announced the signing of former Gateshead winger Connor McBride, 23, on a two-year deal, following his release by the north-east club.

Former Wigan Athletic midfielder Ethan Mitchell, 21, has signed a two-year deal with AFC Fylde following a successful loan spell at Mill Farm last season.

Midfielder Jordan Richards, 26, has signed a new contract, of unspecified length, with Boston United after rejoining the Pilgrims from Brackley Town last summer and helping them to promotion back to the National League via the play-offs.

2 June

Boston United right-back Zak Mills, 32, has signed a new contract with the club for next season following their promotion to the National League.

FA trophy winners Gateshead have exercised contract options to keep forwards Marcus Dinanga, Aidan Rutledge and Oli Thompson, and midfielder Ben Worman next season.

They remain in talks over new deals with defenders Joe Grayson, Kenton Richardson and Robbie Tinkler, while forward Tom Allan has accepted revised terms.

Defender Joe Cook, midfielder Lirak Hasani, forwards Lewis Knight and Connor McBride and goalkeeper James Montgomery, who were all out of contract, have been released.

Winger Dom Hutchinson has signed a new contract with Wealdstone.

The 21-year-old, who has made 25 appearances for the National League club since joining in July 2022, has agreed terms on a one-year deal with an option for a further 12 months.

1 June

Boston United defender Tom Leak has signed a new contract for the 2024-25 season.

The 23-year-old made 32 appearances and scored three goals in 2023-24 as they won promotion from National League North.

Maidenhead United have signed left-back Tyrese Dyce from National League South side Slough Town.

The 23-year-old came through the academy programme at West Bromwich Albion and also had a spell at Sunderland before joining Slough, for whom he scored four times in 31 appearances this season.