Alfreton Town have announced the signing of defender Josh Gowling on a month’s loan from Vanarama National League South side Torquay United.

Gowling joined Torquay in the summer of 2017 after leaving Grimsby Town. He helped the Mariners clinch promotion to the Football League in 2016.

He has represented a raft of Football League teams during his career, including Bournemouth, Carlisle, Gillingham and Lincoln City.

Gowling has made over 400 first team appearances and adds more valuable experience to the back line at the National League North Reds.