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19th Oct 2019

Meet the owner and manager Dorking Wanderers; a real life Football Manager project

Marc White set up Dorking Wanderers 19 years ago as a disillusioned Wimbledon fan. Since then, they've moved grounds twice and been promoted 11 times.

Reuben Pinder

Football Manager in real life

In 1999, Dorking Wanderers were founded by a group of friends. 19 years later, the club have experienced success on the pitch, with 11 promotions, in doing so they’ve also become a vital part of the town’s community.

Owner, chairman, former player and manager Marc White spoke to JOE to reflect on the club’s incredible rise through the leagues, and what it takes to start a football club in real life.