Cards appoint new man at the helm. 17th
17th MAY 2018
Woking have announced that former Hampton & Richmond Manager Alan Dowson has been appointed as First Team Manager.
Alan’s managerial career began in 2004 as player manager at Walton & Hersham, having spent the previous eight years as a defender for the club.In his first season as player-manager, Walton & Hersham finished runners up. At the end of the 2005/6 season Alan retired from the playing side to concentrate purely on Managing.
Dowson, born in Gateshead, left the Swans in 2007 to join Kingstonian. In his second full season at the club the K’s won the Isthmian Division one South title.
Alan, joined Hampton & Richmond as manager in September 2014. In his second season he guided the Beavers to the Ishmian Premier Division and promotion to the National League South.
In the 2017/18 season Dowson took Hampton & Richmond to the play-offs, but missed out on promotion to the National League on penalties against Braintree Town in the final.