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On This Day
23rd May
  • 1975: Fresh from their gigs at Woking Working Men's Club, Michaels Club and the Sheerwater Community Centre in the previous week, local band The Jam were the main attraction for this "Rock & Roll Evening" at the Cardinal Club. The former Sheerwater School boys - who were then a four piece band, consisting of Paul Weller (vocals/guitar), Rick Buckler (drums), Steve Brooks (guitar/vocals) and Bruce Foxton (bass/vocals) were building up a strong local following. Supported by "The Norman Hale Trio" they rocked the Cardinal Club until 11.30pm, and all for £1!
22nd May
  • 1963: Charlie Mortimore breaks the Club individual scoring record by scoring nine goals in a 10-3 Surrey Senior Shield win over Dorking.
  • 2012: Giuseppe Sole wins the Blue Square Bet South 'Player of the Month' award for April, making it two PotM awards in a row after he equalled the club record for scoring in consecutive games with an 83rd minute winner against Tonbridge. The record was made his own in the game at Maidenhead when he scored the goal that gave the Cards the title. Two further goals in the games against Truro and Chelmsford made the scoring record 15 goals in 11 consecutive games.
21st May
  • 1994: Woking 2 Runcorn 1. F.A Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium, attendance 15,818. Dereck Brown and Darran Hay score in Woking's first game at Wembley for 36 years.
20th May
  • 2016: Woking Football Club sign Keiran Murtagh for the 2016/17 season.
19th May
  • 2010: Harry Arter agrees a deal with AFC Bournemouth with a fee to be determined by an FA tribunal.
  • 2017: Woking sign Richard Urlu.
18th May
  • 1940: With the Battle of Britain about to start in the skies above southern England. Woking drew 2-2 with Wimbledon in the Surrey Senior Cup Emergency Competition Semi Final first leg at Dulwich Hamlet's ground in front of a crowd of 2,500.
  • 1997: Woking 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 0. The Cards win the F.A Trophy for the third time in four years at Wembley Stadium.
  • 2008: Woking FC announce the transfer of Marvin Morgan to Aldershot Town F.C. for an undisclosed fee.
  • 2009: Graham Baker agrees terms for the 2009/10 season with Academy players Giuseppe Sole, Delano Sam-Yorke, Daniel Sintim and Joe McNerney

A huge thanks to Mark Doyle for compiling the information for this feature!

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