Moves Made With The New Season Just A Fortnight Away

By Sam Elliott

And just like that, there are only two weeks left until the real stuff starts up again.

Finishing touches continue to be put on squads ahead of the opening day of the season - the football is very nearly back.

They do say there is positivity in staying patient when it comes to biding your time for the player you want.

So which managers have made important moves in the past few days with August 6 getting closer and closer?

Solihull Moors were one game away from promotion last year and now they have made a big transfer market move.

After seeing Kyle Hudlin switch to Huddersfield, they have reinvested some of that money into Maidenhead United striker Josh Kelly, pictured, who joins for an undisclosed fee.

Manager Neal Ardley beamed: “Josh has been a player that we’ve had to be patient with as there were several clubs in for him and interest from the EFL after his outstanding season. We are delighted.”

BT Sport viewers will see Scunthorpe United close up on the opening day and they have announced the signing of experienced midfielder Jacob Butterfield.

Altrincham are full-time for the first time ever and have re-signed young forward Chris Conn-Clarke on loan from Fleetwood Town.

Stockport County defender Ethan Pye has joined National League newcomers Gateshead on a season-long loan.

Chesterfield must do without midfielder Saidou Khan after he linked up with Swindon Town.

Wealdstone have added striker Olufela Olomola
following his Hartlepool United departure.

Torquay United have signed forward Will Goodwin on loan from Stoke City as they let Yeovil Town take their utility player Chiori Johnson.

Bromley have comfirmed the signing of defender Reece Hannam on a season-long loan from Premier League neighbours Crystal Palace.

FC Halifax Town lost Jamie Allen to Love Island - but have announced the capture of Millenic Alli following his release from champions Stockport County.

The Shaymen earlier sold their talented midfielder Kieran Green, 25, to League Two newcomers Grimsby Town for an undisclosed fee.

Wes Fonguck is being tipped to shine for Southend United after he signed a two year deal.

Boreham Wood have got their hands on George Williams who moves down south from Barrow.

Jamie Vermiglio has a new National League North challenged with newcomers Buxton.

He has further boosted squad with the signing of talented midfielder Connor Kirby.

Hereford have been busy - they have signed Thierry Latty-Fairweather from Burton Albion while Orrin Pendley, a centre-back, also agrees terms at Edgar Street.

AFC Telford United have snapped up midfielder Sam McLintock on a free.

King’s Lynn Town are in good shape after getting their man - they have signed highly-rated striker Ben Stephens from Barwell.

Oxford City have made a trio of new additions as they gear up for the new National League South season.

Left-sided player Lewis Miccio arrives and joins defender Tom Harrison, who has also moved to Marsh Lane.

Striker Klaidi Lolos signs on for the National League South side as well.

Hemel Hempstead Town have also added a trio of players.

They confirmed the signing of left-back Bradley Webb as defender Cole Dasilva and central midfielder Bayley Brown have also both agreed to play for the Tudors.

Weymouth have signed quick winger Keelan O’Connell from Torquay United. Chippenham Town have meanwhile moved for defender Pablo Martinez following his departure from Bristol Rovers.


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