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Vanarama National League News

Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Wed 3 Apr 2019
Posted in League

Ahead of this weekend’s clash with Leyton Orient, we look at some news from around the Vanarama National League.

Salford City have announced signing Tyler Forbes on loan from Newport County. The right-back has joined for the final month of the season at the end of his first season with Newport County.

Solihull Moors youngsters Ethan Sephton and Keziah Martin have spent time with Burnley on trial. The pair played against Rangers in a friendly so Burnley could take a closer look at the players.

AFC Fylde and Leyton Orient have confirmed their places at Wembley Stadium. The two have secured their places in the final of the FA Trophy on Sunday the 19th of May. The game will follow Chertsey Town vs Cray Valley in the FA Vase final.

Sam Matthews has joined Eastleigh on loan from League One side Bristol Rovers. Matthews is now in his third spell with the club after loan spells at the end of the 2016-17 season and the entirety of the 2017-18 season.

Ebbsfleet United’s financial issues continue as reports suggest the players haven’t been paid their wages for March. This comes just two months after the players revealed they had only been paid on time once in the last year.

Gateshead have reached a deal in principle for former Rochdale chairman Chris Dunphy to take over. This follows news that they have had to vacate International Stadium offices over unpaid debts.

Lewis Hardcastle has joined Barrow on a permanent deal from Blackburn Rovers. The initial deal will keep Hardcastle at Barrow until the end of the 2019-20 season. He has been on loan with Barrow this season, but a permanent deal has been made.

Braintree Town have been the first to be relegated from the National League. Despite recording a win over Gateshead on Saturday, other results have condemned Braintree to relegation after just one season back in the National League.

Maidstone United are potentially one loss away from relegation to the National League South. Maidstone are currently bottom and are on their third manager of the season.

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