Soccer Shorts: Danny Parish seeks new chapter away from Ashford United
Here are today's Soccer Shorts articles.
ASHFORD UNITED manager Tommy Warrilow has lost the services of striker Danny Parish, who has announced on Twitter that he has left the Isthmian South East Division club.
Parish scored 25 goals last season as the Nuts & Bolts reached the Play-Off Final but lost 2-1 to Horsham after extra time on Friday 3 May 2019.
“Thank you for this past season. It has been a pleasure to play for the club. However, it is time for a new chapter and I would like to thank the fans for being unbelievable all season and making my time there so enjoyable.”
CANTERBURY CITY manager Clive Cook has signed Matt Day (East Grinstead Town), Joe Denny (VCD Athletic), Dean Grant, Brett Ince, Renford Tenyue, Will Thomas (Sheppey United) and Ben Wilson (Chatham Town).
CARSHALTON ATHLETIC player-manager Peter Adeniyi, 39, has signed a new three-year contract to stay at the Isthmian Premier Division club.
CHATHAM TOWN manager James Collins has signed former Fisher central-midfielder Pat Geddis.
CRAY VALLEY (Paper Mills) manager Kevin Watson has retained the services of Francis Babalola, Anthony Edgar, Ryan Flack, Denzel Gayle, Josh James, Liam Hickey, Ashley Sains, Danny Smith, Cem Tumkaya and Andy Walker.
FISHER manager Allan Fenn has made his first summer signings since taking over from Dean Harrison at the third-placed Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division finishers.
Central midfielder Rob Brown stays at the club and has been made captain. Full-back Harvey Brinkley and midfielder Martin Begg have also put pen to paper to stay in Rotherhithe.
However, centre-half Daniel Flemming, left-back Richard Hamill and central midfielder Pat Geddis have signed for Ramsgate, Sheppey United and Chatham Town respectively.
Waltham Abbey based Fenn has used his contacts and Fisher will have an Essex feel to the side this coming season.
Luke With, Flavio Jumo, Adebola Oluwu, Ijah Currie-Wilson, Ayokunle Odedoyin and Tola Odedoyin have all joined the club from Tower Hamlets.
Luke McCleavy has arrived from Essex Senior League champions Hullbridge Sports.
Michael Graham has signed from Ilford, Lewis McGillcuddy has come from Chingford, Chris Lockwood from Epping Town, Chris Clark from Walthamstow and Aarif Saidu arrives from Leyton Athletic.
Uche Aluo (Redhill), Elias Armah-Tackie (Sawbridgeworth Town), Samuel Ajayi-Obe (Ascot Town) have also come from afar, while Billy Brown from AFC Croydon Athletic and Henry Gashi was playing for Bromley’s under 17’s last season also sign for the club.
HERNE BAY manager Ben Smith has unveiled the signing of former Hythe Town attacker Kieron Campbell.
HOLLANDS & BLAIR manager Simon Halsey has retained the services of defender Kieran Sharp.
MERSTHAM have unveiled the capture of former Hythe Town midfielder Ryan Palmer.
"I am happy to announce that I have signed for Merstham. I look forward to the challenge and the new season ahead," Palmer said on Twitter.
"Great to be back with Frank Wilson - let's get to work!"
RAMSGATE manager Nick Davis has continued his squad rebuilding programme by bringing former Fisher centre-half Dan Flemming, 22, to the club. He is joined by former Whitstable Town striker Miles Cornwell, 29, and former Faversham Town attacker Ashley Miller, 29.
SITTINGBOURNE manager Chris Lynch has re-signed winger Liam Middleton.
SOUTHERN COUNTIES East Football League fixtures for the 2019-20 season are expected to be released on Saturday 20 July 2019 – just 14 days before the start of the new season.
VCD ATHLETIC manager Keith McMahon has signed former Hythe Town left-back Aziz Lyoubi.
Lyoubi said on Twitter: “I’m happy to announce I have signed for VCD Athletic for the upcoming season. I’m excited about their plans moving forward and looking forward to being a part of it.”