Southall leaves Dover for Gills

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NICKY Southall is the latest person to swap Dover Athletic for Gillingham. The midfielder has followed former Dover boss Andy Hessenthaler to Priestfield where he will take up a player-coach role.

Ebbsflett have snapped up centre-half Paul Lorraine from Blue Square Premier outfit AFC Wimbledon.

The former Woking man made 38 appearances for the Dons last season.

Liam Daish had also added striker Scott Ginty and midfielder Michael West to the Fleet ranks.

New Braintree Town boss Rod Stringer has snapped up Matt Paine from Blue Square South rivals Thurrock.

Paine made over 100 appearances for Thurrock and can operate in defence or midfield.