Wanderers welcome wingers fight

Dorking Wanderers manager Marc White is happy to have a battle on his hands to hold onto his side's trio of star wingers in Ryman South.

Sam Beard, Tom Summerfield and Matt Briggs are all being tracked by a host of professional clubs including QPR, Millwall, Bristol City, Portsmouth, Southend United and Bristol Rovers.

Former Blackburn Rovers youth star Briggs, 20, is set for a trial at Millwall while 17-year-old Brighton academy graduates Beard and Summerfield have had scouts queuing up in recent weeks to keep tabs on them.

White, who doubles up as chairman, told the Surrey Mirror this week that everyone at their Westhumble ground home is "flattered" by interest the trio are creating.

Ahead of a trip to Hastings United on Saturday for his second placed side, White, pictured, said: "In the past three months the club has been in new territory with a succession of scouts from Championship, League One and League Two clubs descending upon our games.

"These scouts have been coming down to watch Matt Briggs, who has a trial at Millwall and also another Football League club pending. Also, in recent weeks there's been a large amount of interest in both Sam Beard and Tom Summerfield, who have quickly established themselves in our first team squad at just 17 years old.

"It's flattering for both the club and players to receive such interest, and clearly links to the clubs good start to the season. A wide range of clubs have been keeping tabs on the three youngsters, including Queens Park Rangers, Bristol City, Portsmouth, Southend and Bristol Rovers."

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