Dorking Wanderers #8

Midseason So I decided to split the post up into league and cups instead of mixing them altogether. League October It’s always good to start the month with a win, and Jason Prior made sure we did against FC Halifax. Visiting Notts County have been marked in the calendar for a while. We have a four-point lead to them and … More Dorking Wanderers #8

Dorking Wanderers #7

The transfer window Several ageing players retired after the season, and others ran out of contract. Since one of my aims is to continue the focus on continuity at the club, I gave four ex-players roles as staff; Stuart Nelson – U18s goalkeeping coach Luke Moore – Scout Sami El-Abd – First team coach Jerome … More Dorking Wanderers #7

Dorking Wanderers #6

March We started the month with a tough away game against Dartford, and Josh Okotcha gave us the lead early in the second half. When Niall McManus got us two up in the 83rd minute, everything looked set to go our way. Then came six minutes from hell. 1-2 in the 88th minute, Okotcha sent off in the 89th and 2-2 five … More Dorking Wanderers #6

Dorking Wanderers #5

Midseason October Some new faces came in as we’re always looking to make progress. Jordan Aina will provide cover on both full-backs. Silvio Bello looks like a promising full-back and will play mainly with the U23’s, to begin with. Julien CarrĂ© will go straight in as the holding midfielder as he is a class act … More Dorking Wanderers #5

Dorking Wanderers #1

INTRODUCTION Dorking was founded in 1999, and after 11 promotions in 19 years find themselves in National League South. Dorking was at the top of the table when last season was cancelled and could’ve had the 12th promotion.  Initially, the club played their games at Westhumble for many seasons. Still, due to rapid climbing through … More Dorking Wanderers #1