Whitehawk boss Steven King has parted company with three players as he strives to turn around the club’s fortunes.

The Hawks have lost their last four league games and were knocked out of the FA Cup in a replay at Chelmsford on Monday.

The injuries which derailed an early season charge towards the top of the table are now clearing up and King has decided to let some players go.

Defenders Callum Driver and Emmanuel Monthe have both been released while loan goalkeeper Lewis Ward has returned to Reading after playing in both Cup ties with Chelmsford which Whitehawk drew 4-4 and lost 4-1.

Regular goalkeeper Craig Ross and striker Sahr Kabba return away to Staines Town tomorrow after being cup-tied for the Chelmsford matches.

Staines beat Whitehawk 2-1 on the opening day of the season but are now bottom of the table.

King is continuing his search for a centre-back to replace long-term injury victim Paul Lorraine.