By Jacob Greenwood
Woking legend Kevin Betsy played his final game for The Cards on Saturday in an exhilarating 3-2 victory over Halifax Town. Stoppage time goals from Scott Rendell and Yemi Odubade saw the home side take all three points, but the focus was on the departing midfielder.
Betsy, who started his career at Kingfield, received a guard of honour from both sets of players and was clapped from all four sides of the ground at full-time as he took his final bow. Here is how Twitter reacted to ‘King Kev’s’ departure and Woking’s incredible comeback:
Joe Jones @JDJ25
What a great feeling to win the last game of the season like that at home on my birthday! Big mention to @kevinbetsy thanks for all ur advice this season. All the best in your future career @kevinbetsy #baller #ledge
John Goddard @johnnygoddard01
Fantastic ending to a great season. All the best to @kevinbetsy too, been a joy to play with in my time here. Also huge thank you to all the fans for their support this season.
Matt Andrews @MattAndrews1992
Scenes for those last few minutes today. What a club, what a team, what a season. @kevinbetsy – Thank you for everything, always be Super!
Andrew Murphy @agpmurphy
What a finish at Kingfield this afternoon! Thanks for the memories @kevinbetsy – return as manager!?
Bob Forbes @bobforbes123
Incredible season and what a way to go out, great work from everyone at the club, thank you Kevin Betsy
Alex weatherley @15alexrox15
@kevinbetsy well played, not just today but your whole career and time at Woking.#ThankYouKev #legend #woking shame you didn’t have the pen
Alex Burnett @slammedeluxe
@kevinbetsy a HUGE thanks of gratitude for everything you have given the club and us the fans over all these years #legend #truegent
Paul Alexander @PaulJAlex
@kevinbetsy.Thanks for the memories, it’s be a pleasure watching you.You’ve lived our dream; forever a card. #WokingFC#OnceACardAlwaysACard
Everyone at Everything Woking FC would like to thank Kevin for his time at the club and wishes him the best for the future, whatever that may hold.
Pictures by David Holmes. A full set can be viewed at wokingfc.co.uk.