Soccer Shorts: Gilly Flaherty announced Kent Football United's club ambassador to help develop more female footballers in Kent

Friday 03rd July 2020

Here are the current summer transfers within the Southern Counties East Football League.

CANTERBURY CITY joint-managers Chris Woollcott and Josh Hall have retained the services of Tom Barton, Sam Bangura, Ted Johnson, Danny Keyte, Liam Middleton, Teddy Nelson, Liam Quinn, Alex Smith, Mitchell Ware, Lewis West and Adam Woollcott.

The Premier Division side have unveiled the signings of Rolando Onu (Dover Athletic); Matty Robinson (spell in America) and Billy Lewins (Sittingbourne).

CROYDON have confirmed that Lee Allen, Josh Owen, JP Rylah, Levi Shango, Jack Simms, Archie Todd, 18, Dan Vaughan and Regan Wiley have signed for the First Division club.

ERITH & BELVEDERE have announced that they have retained the services of Dan Teeley, Dean Carpenter, James Hawkins, Steve Springett and Jamie Taylor.

Tyler Anderson, Reece Barrett, Rob Curtis, Henry Dasofunjo, Kameiko Pope-Campbell, Matt Neary and Marlon Patterson have all put pen to paper for the Premier Division side.

Director Paul Springett said he was, “happy with Del Oldfield’s signings. We’ve only been working together a short while and we will get things wrong along the way but we are trying. All I’m seeing from everyone is unity.”

EPSOM & EWELL have unveiled the signing of former AFC Croydon Athletic goalkeeper Nic Taylor, 29.

KENNINGTON manager Dan Scorer has announced his coach Ollie Finch has left the First Division club due to work commitments.

“Completely respect Ollie’s decision but it’s a massive loss for the club and for me, personally,” Scorer told the club website.

“His opinion and feedback has always been held in high regard and he is a very well-respected amongst the players.

“He has a great knowledge of the game and how to transition the work we do in training on to the pitch.

“I’d like to thank Ollie for his efforts and input last season and hope he enjoys the break away from football.

“Of course, I hope to see him again around the club and at matches in future, where he will always be welcome.”

KENT FOOTBALL United say they are delighted to welcome Kent-based West Ham United footballer Gilly Flaherty to their “ambitious and developing football club,” as their club ambassador.

“Gilly will be working alongside Sam MacNeil and the Women’s section to enhance, expand and promote the female game through Kent Football United across the county,” said a club statement.

Flaherty, 28, said she is looking forward to working with the Dartford-based club and “helping them develop more female footballers in Kent.  Getting more young girls involved in football in Kent is a big passion of mine and now it’s time to make it happen.”

K SPORTS have appointed Brian Vanderhook as their new goalkeeper coach.

ROCHESTER UNITED have confirmed that Karlton Blake, John Brown, Max Ciano, Lewis Cook, Connor Cox, Luis Dos Santos, Harry Hornsby, Harrison Hume, Ben Nourse, Callum Peck, Lucas Payne, Charlie Plummer, Tony Webb and Tony Whitaker have put pen to paper to sign for the First Division club.

RUSTHALL have announced the departure of their leading goalscorer Luke Adams, having scored 20 goals in 28 appearances last season for the First Division side before the season was cut short in March due to the coronavirus outbreak.

STANSFELD have confirmed that every member of their squad has re-signed for the club next season.

WELLING TOWN have retained the services of Malik Ouani, Jack Bancroft and Alex Nelson.

The Boots have re-signed highly-rated goalkeeper Jack Moore and have enticed vastly-experienced centre-half Rob Gillman, 36, who arrives from their league rivals Lordswood.

Harry Cripps, George Fisher, Jean-Luc Daley, Jacob Smale, Ashley Wright, Sam Bailey, Callum O’Shea, Jacob Kalonda have all put pen to paper for the Premier Division side.

Club’s are invited to send in their summer transfer news and manager quotes – please email