The Dorking Way #7

After the promotion to League One £350.000 was invested to improve the youth facilities, a huge investment yet again for the club, but nevertheless something that hopefully will take the academy to the next level. There where some transfers this season as well, with several players leaving on a free and a new club record … More The Dorking Way #7

The Dorking Way #6 – The Play-Off Final

After turning it around when it looked over and out against Leyton Orient, we now find ourselves in the playoff final. Our opponents in the final are Chesterfield, who also got promoted from National League last season through the playoffs. No matter the outcome, the winner will get back-to-back promotions and go from the National … More The Dorking Way #6 – The Play-Off Final

The Dorking Way #5

Welcome back to the second half of season two with Dorking Wanderers. Even though we were predicted to finish last in the league, we were top of the table going into the new year. That changed quickly in January when the players looked like they still were on vacation. The first game of the new … More The Dorking Way #5

The Dorking Way #4

With the surprising promotion last season, several significant changes occurred before the players returned for pre-season. First, the club is now professional, and every player and staff member needs to be handed new contracts to get the most out of a professional setup. That affects the financial side of things with a much higher wage … More The Dorking Way #4

The Dorking Way #1

Welcome back to the third post in this blog series. If you missed the introduction posts you can find them here. As described in the opening post, the aim of this save is a Youth Academy Challenge. Unfortunately, with a club at this level, there is a lack of youth and reserve players in the … More The Dorking Way #1