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On This Day
18th September
  • 1930: Woking 5 Whyteleafe Albion 1, FA Cup preliminary round, Craddock, Lockwood, Warnes and Watson (2), attendance 2,000.
  • 1979: Woking 4 Malawi 1 against the Malawi National XI at Kingfield.
17th September
  • 1904: Woking 4 Guildford 1. A crowd of 1,150 paid a total of £27 to attend this FA Cup match.
  • 1986: Tim Buzaglo scores his first of eleven hat-tricks for Woking in a 5-0 win away at Petersfield. His last would be at the Hawthorns in 1991.
  • 1998: Brian McDermott and Kevin Hill are appointed as the management team at Woking FC.
16th September
  • 1888: Ron Pook, veteran of the 1908 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup clash is born in Woking. Living in the High Street Woking, Ron lived to be 104 and made his last visit to Kingfield at 101 years old.
  • 1899: Woking 5 Muswell Hill 4 in this friendly fixture at Pembroke Road.
  • 1969: Corinthian-Casuals 0 Woking 1, Binks.
  • 2006: Woking come back from being two goals down at Altrincham to win 3-2, goals from Lambu (2) and McAllister.
  • 2017: Woking beat top of the league Sutton United 2-0 at Kingfield, attendance 2,193.
15th September
  • 1927: London Caledonians 1 Woking 2, Wheatley and Price in the Isthmian League.
  • 1945: St Albans 1 Woking 1, Bob Reeves in the Cards third Isthmian League game after WWII.
  • 1987: Woking 6 Windsor & Eton 3 AET, FA Cup 1st Qlfy Rd replay, crowd 344.
  • 1998: John McGovern becomes the first Woking manager to be sacked since Billy Miller in 1981.
  • 1998: Andy Ellis takes over as caretaker manager after the sacking of John McGovern. A 0-0 draw at home against Welling United.
14th September
  • 1912: Woking 4 West Norwood 2, in the Isthmian League, H Swallow (2) and HC Bennett (2).
  • 1935: Woking 5 Wycombe Wanderers 1. With a crowd of 1,700 at Kingfield.
  • 1945: Sky Sports commentator and Woking Assistant Manager Martin Tyler was born.
  • 1946: Clapton 1 Woking 1 (Reeves) at the Spotted Dog.
  • 1963: Maidstone United 3 Woking 2 in the Isthmian League.
  • 1982: Woking 0 Sutton United 1, crowd 227 in the Isthmian League.
  • 1985: Woking 4 Feltham 0, Cox (2), Youlton and Lansley in Isthmian League Division 2S attendance 178.
13th September
  • 1913: Woking start their third season in the Isthmian League with a 0-1 home defeat against London Caledonians.
  • 1983: Woking 1 Leatherhead 2, crowd 145 at Kingfield.
  • 2016: Woking 3 Torquay United 1, a superb second half come back from Woking.

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

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