Transfer deadline day: Connor Essam signs for Dover

Defender Connor Essam has signed a one-year deal at Dover Athletic following his release from Crawley Town.

The 22-year-old started his career at Gillingham and enjoyed a loan spell with the Whites in 2011.

He signed for Crawley last summer and played 12 games for the League One club before having his contract cancelled by mutual consent on Monday.

Meanwhile, midfielder Solomon Taiwo and striker Ricky Miller have joined for an initial one-month loan from Luton.