National League news - October 2023

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 September.

31 October

Ebbsfleet United have signed former Ipswich left-back Myles Kenlock, who was a free agent after leaving Aldershot Town in the summer.

The 26-year-old spent more than six years at Portman Road and also featured in the EFL for Colchester and Barrow.

28 October

Barnet have re-signed right-back Jordan Cropper after his release by Grimsby in the summer.

The 23-year-old played nine games on loan for the Bees while on loan towards the end of last season, helping them reach the play-offs.

27 October

York City have signed Hull City midfielder Olly Green on an initial one-month loan deal.

The 20-year-old is captain of Hull's under-23 side.

Ebbsfleet United have signed former Gillingham and Blackburn striker Dominic Samuel.

The 29-year-old started his career with Reading but had most recently been playing for Scottish Premiership side Ross County, before leaving the club in the summer.

25 October

Barnsley striker Aiden Marsh, 20, and Harrogate Town defender Will Smith, 24, have both extended their loan deals with York City by a further month.

23 October

Harrogate Town have loaned defender Joe Mattock to Hartlepool United on a "short-term" deal.

The experienced full-back or centre-back has played 466 senior games for clubs including Leicester, Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday.

16 October

Dorking Wanderers have signed Eastleigh midfielder Charlie Carter for an undisclosed fee.

The 26-year-old scored 10 goals in 58 National League appearances for Eastleigh since joining from Stevenage in the summer of 2022.

Eastleigh have signed Carlisle United midfielder Jayden Harris on loan until January.

The 24-year-old has made four appearances for the League One side this season.

13 October

Altrincham have signed Stockport County goalkeeper Ethan Ross on a permanent deal.

The 26-year-old was on a season-long loan at Alty and has been ever-present for them in the league so far this campaign.

They have not disclosed the length of deal the keeper has signed.

Bromley have re-signed defender Deji Elerewe on loan from Charlton Athletic until January.

This 20-year-old made 12 appearances for the Ravens during a loan spell last season, scoring two goals.

Hartlepool have signed Middlesbrough midfielder Terrell Agyemang on a short-term loan deal.

The 20-year-old could make his Pools debut in Saturday's FA Cup qualifier against Chester.

Wealdstone have signed former Crawley Town left-back Brandon Mason.

The 26-year-old - who came up through Watford's academy system and played twice in the Premier League for the Hornets in 2017 - has also spent time at Coventry City, Dundee United and St Mirren.

7 October

Southend United have signed goalkeeper Nick Hayes from Championship club Ipswich Town on a month's loan.

Hayes has had previous loan spells at Woking, Salford City and Hemel Hempstead.

6 October

Bromley have signed Wealdstone forward Olufela Olomola for an undisclosed fee.

The 26-year-old scored seven times for the Stones last season and came through the ranks at Arsenal before joining Southampton and captaining their under-18s.

He has also had spells at Scunthorpe United, Yeovil Town and Hartlepool United.

Peterborough United defender Charlie O'Connell has joined Woking on a month's loan.

The 20-year-old returns to the Cardinals, having made 13 National League appearances for them while on loan last season.

Woking have also brought in 18-year-old AFC Wimbledon midfielder Morgan Williams, again on a month's loan.

Southend United have signed striker Daniel Kanu from Charlton Athletic on an initial 28-day loan - the club's first signing since being taken over and paying a tax debt.

The 18-year-old has scored three goals for the Addicks this season, having made 10 League One appearances in 2022-23.

5 October

Rochdale have signed winger Cian Hayes from League One side Fleetwood Town on an initial one-month loan.

"I'm buzzing. I want to get some games, I want to score some goals and I want to help the team to reach higher in the table," the 20-year-old said.

4 October

Southend United forward Callum Powell will be out for an "extended period" after suffering a posterior cruciate ligament injury.

The 27-year-old, who has scored twice this season, had to go off at half-time against Aldershot on 26 September.

2 October

Veteran midfielder Nicky Featherstone has re-signed for former club Hartlepool United on an initial one-month deal.

The 35-year-old played 380 games for Pools between 2014 and 2023, and will go into the squad for Wednesday's game against Boreham Wood.

1 October

Aldershot Town have signed 20-year-old attacking midfielder Joe Haigh, who has been without a club since leaving Chelsea in the summer.