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Vanarama National League News

Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Mon 19 Nov 2018
Posted in League

Following on from FC Halifax Town’s 1-0 victory over Dover in the Vanarama National League, we look at some of the news stories from around the league.

Harrogate Town have secured forward Joe Leesley and have tied him down to a long-term contract. Leesley has signed a deal that will keep him with the Sulphurites until 2022. Since signing from Alfreton in the Summer of 2016, the former England C International has made over 120 appearances for the club, scoring 32 goals and providing 63 assists.

Solihull Moors have agreed a new contract with defender Tyrone Williams. The new deal will see him stay at the club until 2020. The 24-year-old arrived at the Automated Technology Group Stadium from Kidderminster Harriers back in January and played a pivotal part as the team pulled off the great escape last season.

After Ebbsfleet United’s 0-0 draw away at Boreham Wood, Fleet goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore jumped over the safety barriers to confront several Boreham Wood supporters after he had been called names throughout the game. It is unclear as to the full nature of what Ashmore was being called and what action Boreham Wood have taken to stop the problems.

Barrow have announced they have signed former Premier League midfield Kemy Agustien on a short-term deal that expires in January. Agustien has made appearances for Swansea, Crystal Palace, and Brighton & Hove Albion. Agustien played in Barrow’s 3-0 loss at home to Eastleigh.

Maidenhead have signed defender Seth Twumasi from fellow National League side Maidstone United. Having earned a professional contract with Chelsea whilst playing for England under 16, 17, 18, and 20 sides, he has since played for Dagenham & Redbridge and Newport County amongst before joining up with the magpies on Saturday.

Prior to Saturday’s match with Solihull Moors, Braintree Town manager Hakan Hayrettin has signed goalkeeper George Legg on loan from Championship side Reading. Joining him are defenders Ejiro Okosieme and Taylor Curran from Dover and Southend respectively, with Curran being another loan signing. Finally, they have added striker Norman Wabo to the squad, Wabo is also on loan from Southend.

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