Soccer Shorts: Cray Wanderers boss Neil Smith retains Anthony Cook but winger Jamie Yila signs for Chelmsford City while Erith & Belvedere snap up striker George Purcell and Red Velvet unveil Ian Jenkins as their new manager

Saturday 18th June 2022

Here are today's Soccer Shorts articles.

ASHFORD UNITED manager Tommy Warrilow has signed up two former Faversham Town players in the shape of defender Charlie Dickens, 25, and Clark Woodcock, who both reside in Ashford and have previously played for the Isthmian League South East Division club.

Warrilow has re-appointed Terry Sedge as his goalkeeper coach, replacing Ramsgate bound Lee Hook.

AYLESFORD manager Ben Ashdown has signed former Croydon defender Sam Huckle, 18.

BROMLEY manager Andy Woodman has signed former Dagenham & Redbridge centre-half Callum Reynolds, 32, and former Barnet striker Adam Marriott, 31, while Joe Partington, 32, has signed for their National League rivals Aldershot Town on a two-year contract.

CHATHAM TOWN manager Kevin Hake has signed former Farnham Town winger Josh Ogunseye.

Dan Ellis, Ike Orji, Dean Beckwith, Chris Lawal, Fikayo Ajayi, Ryan Gill, Charlie Weston, Reece Butler, George Sheminant, Jordan Robins, Jack Palmby, Mikey Dalton, Matt Bodkin, Lekan Osideko, Jack Evans, Andy Pugh, Danny Kedwell and Dan Bradshaw have all been retained for the club’s return to the Isthmian League South East Division.

Hake has appointed Kedwell his new player-assistant, while Tim Moffatt stays as coach.

CRAY WANDERERS manager Neil Smith has retained versatile captain Anthony Cook, 32, and former Welling United striker Tom Derry, 27.  Left-winger Jamie Yila, 21, has signed for National League South side Chelmsford City, managed by Robbie Simpson.

CROWBOROUGH ATHLETIC manager Sean Muggeridge has retained striker Lucas Murrain.

DARTFORD recently appointed manager Alan Dowson has retained the services of Sam Odaudu, who was captain of the Academy for the past three seasons and spent a loan period at Isthmian League Premier Division side Margate last season.

The National League South outfit have also retained right-back Jordan Wynter, 28.

DOVER ATHLETIC manager Andy Hessenthaler has unveiled the signing of former Sutton United goalkeeper Stuart Nelson, 40.

DULWICH HAMLET director Tom Cullen says he has expressed his intention to the board to stand down as a director of the National League South club.

“It’s been almost six years with four as a director being involved with The Hamlet and I feel like it’s in a place I can leave it better than I found it.

“I’ll remain on the board until we fill some skills gaps left but my exit should be ratified by the start of the new season.”

FAVERSHAM TOWN joint-manager John Embery has retained the services of Sam Bewick, Matthew Bourne and Jono Richardson.

EBBSFLEET UNITED manager Dennis Kutrieb has retained strikers Elliott Romain, 30 and Shaq Coulthirst, 27, while defender Chris Solly, 31, who scooped the players’ player-of-the-year award last season, is also staying put at Stonebridge Road.

ERITH & BELVEDERE manager Tony Beckingham has pulled off a summer transfer coup by enticing former Barking striker George Purcell, 34, to the Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division club.

FOLKESTONE INVICTA manager Neil Cugley has signed former Cray Wanderers goalkeeper Bailey Vose, 24, and holding midfielder James Rogers, 37, who was player-manager at Hythe Town last season.  Goalkeeper Tim Roberts has departed the Isthmian League Premier Division club this summer after making 404 appearances for the Cheriton Road outfit, scoring once at home to Horsham.

HERNE BAY manager Ben Smith has retained left-winger Kieron Campbell and left-back Jack Parter, 27, and midfielder Eddie Allsopp, 20, ahead of the club’s maiden Isthmian League Premier Division campaign.

LYDD TOWN manager Mickey Doyle has confirmed the departure of his assistant manager Kyle Galea.

“Kyle was brilliant from the first time we spoke. He has that great energy and love for the game that just rubs off on you.  Lydd will miss him and I will as well but we remain friends and still talk regularly,” Doyle told the club website.

“Kyle is progressing with his coaching and a big new challenge came up that was right for him. He knows I’m just a phone call away to help him and I’m sure I can call upon him for help if needed.  I wish him the best of luck.”

PUNJAB UNITED manager Chipie Sian has appointed Simon Green and Alan Foreman to manage the Gravesend based club’s under 23’s next season and has snapped up winger Aaron Rhule, 27.

Former VCD Athletic goalkeeper Sam Mott, 33, who hung up his gloves at the end of last season, has been appointed goalkeeper coach.

RED VELVET - Kent County League Premier Division champions last season - have today apponted Ian Jenkins as their new manager.

The former Cray Wanderers and Greenwich Borough boss, was involved in the reserve ranks at Stanseld last season, where his son Red Jenkins plays.

Jenkins will be working alongside Perry Holland and Billy Jolly at the Eltham based outfit.

ROCHESTER UNITED manager Matt Hume has retained the services of striker Levi Gold, who scored 11 goals for the Southern Counties East Football League First Division club last season.  Goalkeeper Ben Nourse, defensive midfielder Tony Whitaker are also staying put at Rede Court Road.

RUSTHALL manager Jimmy Anderson has retained centre-half Callum Adonis-Taylor and attacker Reuel Powell-Downey has returned to Jockey Farm after leaving to play for Holmesdale, scoring seven goals for their Bromley based Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division rivals last season.

SITTINGBOURNE boss Nick Davis has signed two former Kingstonian attacking players in the shape of Jason Banton, 29, and Alex Addai, 28.  However, centre-half Emmanuel Dasho has departed the Isthmian League South East Division club.

SNODLAND TOWN manager Luke Wallond has snapped up former Larkfield & New Hythe defender Chris Webber.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS newly-appointed manager Luke Carpenter has retained Connor Pring, Robbie Bissett, James Nurden, Ryan Cheek and Frankie Griffin.

WELLING UNITED manager Warren Feeney has signed up two midfielders from the clubs Academy in Cameron Andrews and Lucas Atkins.

WELLING TOWN manager Kevin Oakes has snapped up former Lordswood player Abdul Muiz Alaka.

Last updated:  21:00 - Saturday 18 June 2022