New Chairman Confirms Woking In A Stable Position

By Jacob Greenwood

After being elected Woking chairman on Thursday, Rosemary Johnson has given her first interview in which she has confirmed the club is in a stable position.

Johnson appeared on The Non-League Football Show to discuss her recent appointment and the ex-mayor of Woking aslo confirmed she was happy to be in the role and will still play a part in The Cards Trust.

“I have been around the club for a long time and I thought I had the some of skills to become the chairman. I am very happy to have been selected by the board.

“I am still involved in the trust (Cards Trust). I still do Boost the Budget, the 400 Club and all the other things that the trust members do.”

When asked about her relationship with manager Garry Hill, Johnson confirmed that the pair know each other well and agreed a good working relationship is important.

“I have sponsored Garry’s kit for three or fours years and I know Garry very well. I have also been travelling on the team coach in the last few seasons so I would agree (the relationship) is important.”

When looking towards the 2016/17 season, Johnson confirmed that, as always, safety is the first aim.

“The first aim is to get to 50 points and then we will build on that.”

Manager Garry Hill and Chairman Rosemary Johnson

The full interview can be heard on the BBC Radio 5 Live website.

Image by David Holmes.


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