Soccer Shorts: Coach Nicky Southall leaves Dover Athletic while Dan Scorer brings in Dave Cook to join Kennington's management team

Saturday 25th June 2022

Here are today's Soccer Shorts articles


CHATHAM TOWN manager Kevin Hake has unveiled the arrival of former Corinthian striker Emmanuel Oloyede and former Kingstonian midfielder Fabio Saraiva, 28, as well as former K’s captain Simon Cooper, a versatile defender.

CRAY WANDERERS manager Neil Smith has unveiled the signing of central midfielder Billy Crook, 31.  Crook helped Aveley win the Isthmian League North Division title last season.

The Isthmian League Premier Division club have also secured the services of former Enfield Town central defender Harold Joseph.

DARTFORD manager Alan Dowson has retained the services of goalkeeper Dan Wilks, 25, and has signed Maxwell Statham from Welling United and former Havant & Waterlooville striker Alex Wall, 31.  The National League South side have retained midfielder Keiran Murtagh.

DULWICH HAMLET manager Gavin Rose has retained the services of goalkeeper Charlie Grainger, defender Quade Taylor and striker Danny Mills.

The National League South club have signed a couple of midfielders from their league rivals in the shape of midfielder Kreschnic Krasnici, 27, and left-winger Sam Deadfield, 25, who have both left Ebbsfleet United and Hampton & Richmond Borough respectively.

DOVER ATHLETIC have confirmed the departure of coach Nicky Southall, 50, after four seasons at Crabble.  Southall was unable to commit to the training schedule this coming season.

Andy Hessenthaler, meanwhile, has brought former Dulwich Hamlet versatile defender Tyrone Sterling, 34, back to the relegated National League South club. The current Grenada international joins Jake Goodman, Jordan Higgs, Alfie Paxman, Alfie Pavey, Stuart Nelson and Luke Wanadio (a 29-year-old winger who finished last sesaon at Folkestone Invicta) in putting pen-to-paper to play for the club.

EBBSFLEET UNITED manager Dennis Kutrieb has signed former Bromley goalkeeper Mark Cousins, 35, who follows left-back Franklin Domi, 21, and midfielder Josh Wright, 32,  from Queens Park Rangers and Billericay Town respectively.

FAVERSHAM TOWN joint-managers John Embery and Jermaine Darlington have retained Matt Bourne, Jono Richardson and Sam Bewick.

Defenders Danny Rumbol, 24, Simon Kabamba, midfielders Connor Wilkins, Tom Carlton and Bradley Schafer, left-wing-back James O’Halloran and striker Connor Cox, 23, have all signed for the Isthmian League South East Division club.

FOLKESTONE INVICTA manager Neil Cugley has signed former Hayes & Yeading left-winger Kadell Daniel, 28, and former Eastbourne Borough centre-half Ian Gayle, 29, while left-wing-back Nathan Green, 30, has left Cray Valley (Paper Mills) to play for the Isthmian League Premier Division side next season.

HOLMESDALE manager Lee Roots has retained Max Ash, Matt Bishop, Bailey Dell, Lester Lawrence, Cian McCarthy, Gabriel Ntumba, Henry Pearson, William Polius, Jamie Rawsthorne, James Shield and Jacob Skelly.

HYTHE TOWN manager Steven Watt has signed former Hastings United defender Marcus Goldsmith and Ross Ibbertson has returned to Reachfields Stadium.

The Isthmian League South East Division club have appointed former Maidstone United under 23 coach Micky Phillips as first team coach while Lewis Williamson is the clubs new goalkeeper coach.

KENNINGTON manager Dan Scorer has signed former K Sports winger Ziyad Ghali and has re-signed midfielder Joe Fisher.  Dave Cook (a former Hythe Town and Ashford United midfielder) and Callum Howland have been added to the coaching staff at the Ashford based Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division outfit.

LARKFIELD & NEW HYTHE manager Kris Browning has signed Kane Butler (striker), Connor Cheek (centre-half), Brett Ince (central midfielder) from Tunbridge Wells. The versatile Sam Flisher has left Sittingbourne, Harvey Killick (midfielder) has left K Sports, as has attacker Tariq Ibrahim, while Dane Luchford has also signed for the Southern Counties East Football League First Division club.

The New Hythe Lane outfit have retained Jack Bray, Jack Clark, Josh Jackson, Lewis Mingle, Charlie Smith and Stuart West.

MAIDSTONE UNITED manager Hakan Hayrettin has unveiled the signing of former Bromley centre-back Jack Cawley, 29 and former Charlton Athletic striker Hady Ghandour, 22, has made his loan move to the newly-promoted National League club permanent.

MARGATE manager Andy Drury has signed former Heybridge Swifts midfielder Adam Topley, 24.  Wideman Montel Agyemang, 25, has left the club to sign for Billericay Town, while centre-half Lewis Knight has been retained.

ROCHESTER UNITED manager Matt Hume has retained Max Ciano, Lewis Cook, Luis Dos Santos, Jack Hardy, Harrison Hume, Jamie Kelly, Sam Miles, Lucas Payne, Jack Purr, Emilio Regini Moran, Tom Webb, Liam Wilkins and Ben Wyness.  Frankie Phipps, a defender, has been added to the squad at Rede Court Road and Robert Chiriac has arrived too.

SHEPPEY UNITED manager Ernie Batten has signed former Crowborough Athletic attacking midfielder Jacob Lambert, as well as capturing a former player of theirs, winger Danny Leonard, for an undisclosed transfer fee from Dartford.

SNODLAND TOWN manager Luke Wallond has retained Ashley Cooper, Adam Hooper and James West.

The Southern Counties East Football League First Division side have snapped up striker Harry Main, and two players have come in from Tunbridge Wells in midfielder Josh Froggatt and right-winger Regan Corke.

SWINDON TOWN newly-appointed manager Scott Lindsey has appointed Jamie Day as his assistant coach.  

TUNBRIDGE WELLS manager Luke Carpenter has retained Harry Hudson and Johnny Phillips, while centre-back Dan Tear, striker Jacob Feasey, attacking midfielder Jaan Stanley and attackers Lamin Bah and Chandler Kasai have all signed for the Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division club.

WELLING TOWN manager/chairman Kevin Oakes has signed left-back Conrad Lee, Dami Oni and Frankie Dolby.

WELLING UNITED manager Warren Feeney has brought in former Lewes midfielder Taylor Maloney, while Bradley Stevenson has left Park View Road to sign for Billericay Town and Bradley Pearce has departed for Steve McKimm’s Carshalton Athletic. Ade Shokunbi (Hampton & Richmond Borough) and Ben Allen (Hungerford Town) have also left the National League South outfit.

WHITSTABLE TOWN manager Richard Styles has welcomed winger Ryan Flack back to the club, while the relegated Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division side have snapped up former Hythe Town full-back Nico Cotton.