Skipper Josh Casey admitted Woking “must find a way to win at home” as they take on FC Halifax Town in the National League on Saturday (November 16) after admitting going 13 league and cup matches without a victory “was horrible”.

Having starred in the Cards’ success at Stockport County as the winless spell was broken on November 2, Casey, together with his team-mates, now aim to scoop three points at home for the first time since August 31 when they beat Barrow 3-2.

Despite their prolonged blip – not disastrous given there were eight draws in that spell of games, seven of them in the league at a time when their rivals in the play-off spots were inconsistent – eighth-placed Woking remain just five points off leaders Bromley as they head into the weekend. After a near faultless first month of the campaign, the experience of not winning matches was a new one for Casey.

“The run of not winning in 13 games was a true test of our team spirit as we have been so used to winning going back to the start of last season,” he said.

“The thing is, we stuck together. When things go wrong it can become about self-preservation as players want to know why but we stuck with it as a team.”

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