National League news - March 2019

Sutton manager Paul Doswell
Sutton manager Paul Doswell is hoping to take his club to the play-offs for the second season in a row

BBC Sport tracks the latest news stories from the National League, including managerial announcements, new signings and contract extensions.

You can catch up with all of the National League news from February here. Meanwhile, check out the gossip page for the latest rumours and see our list of the latest manager ins and outs.

16 March

Colchester winger Ryan Gondoh has joined FC Halifax Town on loan.

The 21-year-old has made six appearances for the League Two side this season.

15 March

Hartlepool United have signed former Sunderland midfielder Adam Bale, 20, on a deal until the end of the 2019-20 season after he impressed during a trial.

Bromley centre-back Jake Goodman will miss the rest of the season after rupturing an anterior cruciate ligament.

The 25-year-old, who has played 22 games this season, suffered the injury in their 2-0 defeat by Boreham Wood.

Leyton Orient midfielder Jordan Maguire-Drew, 21, will be out for about four weeks after suffering a calf injury against Aldershot.

13 March

Barrow have extended the loan of Blackburn Rovers midfielder Lewis Hardcastle until 7 April

The 20-year-old has so far made seven appearances for the Bluebirds, and scored in their 3-1 win at Wrexham.

National League North promotion hopefuls Stockport County have agreed an "improved and extended" contract with manager Jim Gannon to run until 2021.

The 50-year-old has guided County to second in the table, just one point behind leaders Chorley.

12 March

Bromley have signed striker Reeco Hackett-Fairchild on loan from Charlton Athletic until 6 April.

The 21-year-old has made 12 appearances for his League One parent club this season, and also had a loan spell at Boreham Wood.

Havant & Waterlooville have signed free agent right-back David Banjo, 28, and he could make his debut against Dagenham & Redbridge on Tuesday.

11 March

Boreham Wood have signed midfielder Charlie Cooper, 21, on loan from League Two club Forest Green for the remainder of the season.

9 March

Bromley have extended the loan of Charlton Athletic midfielder Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu, 19, for the rest of the season.

8 March

Ebbsfleet United have signed Gozie Ugwu, 25, on loan from Chesterfield for the rest of the season, Ugwu, who had a spell with Boreham Wood earlier this season, had a loan spell with the club in 2011-12.

Maidstone United forward Jake Robinson has rejoined National League South club Billericay Town for an undisclosed fee.

The 32-year-old scored one goal in 11 games for Maidstone after signing for them in December.

Braintree Town have released midfielder Lyle Della-Verde, 24, who joined them last summer and scored three goals in 29 appearances for the club.

The Iron have signed winger Aaron Eyoma, 21, from Championship side Derby County on a month's loan.

7 March

Hartlepool United have signed Canada international centre-back David Edgar, 31, on a short-term contract.

6 March

A winding-up petition brought against Gateshead by HM Revenue and Customs for just over £20,000 has been dismissed, the National League club has said.

However, the club says it "still needs to make payment in full as soon as possible to prevent further action from being taken".