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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 BSBS 'Player of the Month' award for April, making it two awards in a row after he equalled the club record scoring in consecutive games with a winner vs Tonbridge. The record was made his own 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.
2021
The Cards draw 1-1 at promotion chasing Stockport County to halt a record equalling run of ten straight league defeats.

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.

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 Orlu.
Thank you to Mark Doyle for compiling this feature

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