Woking Football Club held their annual dinner and presentation evening on Saturday, for the 5th consecutive year it took place at the H. G. Wells Centre in Woking.
First Team Awards
The Woking Football Club ‘Player of the Season’ award, as voted for by the fans, went to Josh Payne
, with the England C regular also picking up the Players’ Player of the Season award.
Josh has made 45 appearances for the first team this season, and has been inspirational in midfield, playing a key role in the club’s 9th place Skrill Premier finish.
Angela Potter presenting Josh Payne with
the Players' Player of the Season award
picked up two awards on the night, the first being the Woking News & Mail Player of the Season, presented by editor & Kingfield regular Tom Oxtoby. The striker also received the Manager’s Player of the Season award from Garry Hill
Joining, at first, on loan from Luton Town in September Scott has scored an impressive 17 league goals in 34 league appearances, and 23 goals in all competitions. He formed a lethal partnership with Jack Marriott
, on loan from Ipswich Town. Scott’s loan finished at the end of 2013, but after being released by Luton Town Scott signed for the Cards at the end of January and continued his excellent goal scoring form alongside Jack.
Garry Hill presenting Scott Rendell with
the Manager's Player of the Season award
The Cards Trust Player of the Season was awarded to Joe McNerney
by Trust chairman Peter Holdsworth. Joe has featured in all 46 league games this season, and has been crucial in Woking’s late push up the table, producing countless solid performances in defence. Garry Hill has said this season that Joe has developed into one of the best central defenders in the Skrill Premier.
Goal of the Season
Peter Holdsworth presenting Joe McNerney with
the Cards Trust Player of the Season award
The evening kicked off after the dinner with a countdown of the top 10 goals of the season, as voted for by the fans.
The winning goal was John Goddard
’s magnificent strike against Macclesfield Town.
There were 3 awards presented on the night for first team appearance milestones, with club captain Mark Ricketts
(200), Joe McNerney
(200) and Giuseppe Sole
(250) all presented with an award by Nicolites
’ representative Chris Chapman.
Clubman of the Year
The Clubman of the Year award went to club photographer David Holmes
. David is currently away on holiday, so the award was collected, on his behalf, by his good friend and co-press officer John Moore.
Garry Hill & Mike Smith presented the Academy Manager’s Player of the Year awards to Jake Gill
(u17), Mason Welch-Turner
(u18), and Adam Brice
Adam Brice with Garry Hill and Mike Smith
Thanks to BBC Surrey’s James Cannon
for compèring the evening, and to BBC Surrey and their commentators for their excellent coverage all season of the Cards.
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