The revolving door has been in full swing at Aldershot Town this week and Gary Waddock has hinted there could be further ins and outs if the Shots don’t start to climb the National League table.

Shaun Okojie, Chris Arthur and Mark Smith have all been sent out on loan in the past two weeks with Cameron Pring cutting short his loan at the Shots and returning to parent club Bristol City.




And after number one Jake Cole was ruled out until the end of the month with a hamstring injury, goalkeeper Lewis Ward has come the other way, joining the Shots on-loan from Reading on Friday and making his debut 24 hours later.

Meanwhile defender Kodi Lyons-Foster has returned from his loan at Whitehawk having made six starts.

But with only one fit striker at the club, as well as a problem at left-back, Waddock isn’t ruling out more changes.

“It keeps everyone on their toes, doesn’t it?” he said. “I want them to perform and I want them to do better and I want us to be higher up the league table. You can’t do that if you’re in your comfort zone.

“If you one of two brings in, that shakes things up a little bit. We are always looking. We want competition.

“For Fylde, Manny [Oyeleke] and Jake [Gallagher] were on the bench and Adam [McDonnell] and Jim [Kellermann] played in the centre of the park, we haven’t really had that competition yet.

“We had it last year when we were able to rotate the team around and we want to get back to that. We are slowly but surely getting there so when you have that shirt on, you have to perform because you know there’s guys waiting on the sidelines.”

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