A grounding for life from school football

THIS week in Peeps into the Past, we see how skills acquired in a school football team can stand you in good stead for later life. David Raggett, a regular reader, played... Read more »

Young Lions named in honour of comedy legend

TALENTED young footballers are being sought for an under-12 team named in honour of the comedy legend Frank Muir. Frank Muir Lions FC is based on the field named after him in... Read more »

Cards’ director has positive attitude to new season’s challenges

WOKING director John Katz wants his club to emulate Leeds United. The Cards are in the middle of a huge squad overhaul to prepare them for 2021-22, but their American investor is... Read more »

Footy and underwear

THIS week, Peeps into the Past focuses on bygone Byfleet – specifically its football team and the women’s underwear factory that was located in the village. Reader Graham Osborn emailed the pages... Read more »

‘Fans can inspire last-day win’

TICKETS for Woking FC’s home match with Wealdstone went on sale to gold members this week. And chairman Rosemary Johnson admits she cannot wait to hear the club’s fans in full voice. The... Read more »

Football prodigy Phoebe dominates in league of mostly boys

AMBITIONS are starting to come true for a footballer whose girls’ team are dominating a league in which the players are mainly boys. Phoebe Langley, from Horsell, won a place in the... Read more »

Relaxation is key, says Cards’ keeper Ross

Craig Ross has revealed the work he has put in on his mindset to keep his position as Woking’s first-choice keeper. The 30-year-old completed a clean sweep of club awards last term,... Read more »

Osu close to international call-up

A WOKING-born teenager is close to a first call-up to the Nigeria national team. KJ Osu, 18, started playing football as a seven-year-old for Meadow Sports in Kingfield. After a rapid rise... Read more »

Alice could score big in football TV reality show

A WOKING footballer, who plays for Fulham Ladies, is one of 31 women chosen to take part in a reality TV show in which they will compete to be in an elite... Read more »

Woking FC Ladies get on their bikes for first-team

A GROUP of Woking Ladies football players are cycling from Guildford to Brighton to raise money for the men’s first-team player budget. The women are swapping their boots for bikes for the... Read more »