Deal Me In! Clubs Start The Summer Signing Spree Early

By Sam Elliott

The season has only just drawn to a close but already clubs are making their moves - with one in particular grabbing focus.

Barnet are doing their best to help soothe fans’ pain by going on an early transfer rampage, a week after confirming Dean Brennan won’t be taking over at Swindon Town.

Attacking midfielder Finley Wilkinson become their fifth signing of the close season already after a busy week for the Bees.

Braintree centre-back Joe Grimwood and Chelmsford City midfield star Jermaine Francis joined Woking’s Rhys Browne and Dagenham defender Nik Tavares.

Dorking Wanderers want an instant National League return - Rhys Murphy will be spearheading their attack after joining from Yeovil Town.

Boston United must do without Kelsey Mooney on their National League return - he’s off to the EFL with Accrington Stanley.

Aldershot Town have a new goalkeeper. Pat Nash signs after a superb unbeaten season at Farnham. Exciting young talent Haydon Vaughan meanwhile arrives from Bracknell Town.

Eastbourne Borough have been busy, too. They’ve made a number of impressive signings as they look to transform from a relegation struggler to a promotion contender.

Adam Murray has made Michael Klass, Pierce Bird and Hampton pair Adam Desbois and Isaac Pitblado his.

That’s after last week welcoming George Alexander, the 22-year-old forward joins after scoring 19 goals in the National League South last season.

Hampton clearly have work to do and new manager Alan Julian must do without the services of Luis Fernandez, who is now an Eastleigh player.

Hemel Hempstead have also been active Jack Davies, Ethan Light, Dan Wishart and Brandon Barzey have made the move to the Focus Community Arena.

New arrivals Radcliffe have decided not to hang around - they have pulled off the signing of Fylde midfielder Tom Walker.

Altrincham hope they have another great find on their hands. The Robins have confirmed he signing of Lucas Weaver, who moves to the club from Colne.

Ben Wynter is Woking’s first close season capture.

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