Woking Football Club, The Laithwaite Community Stadium, Kingfield, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9AA01483 772470
Vail Williams
On This Day
25th May
  • 1940: As the remains of the British Army in Europe head for the beaches of Dunkirk the Cards draw 4-4 away at Oxford City in a wartime friendly.
  • 1976: Born on this day in 1976, Stuart Girdler.
  • 2012: Jack Parkinson and Loick Pires both sign from Welling United and the club confirms that Mark Ricketts, Adam Newton, Adam Doyle and Kevin Betsy have all now signed new contracts for the 2012/13 season.
24th May
  • 1963: Because of the awful weather of early 1963, Woking beat Barking 2-0 away in the last League game of the season.
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.
  • 2018: Reg Stratton, scorer of Woking’s vital second goal in our 3-0 FA Amateur Cup win over Ilford at Wembley in 1958, sadly passed on.
20th May
  • 2016: Woking Football Club sign Keiran Murtagh for the 2016/17 season.

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

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