AFC Wimbledon 3-2 Bromley

The more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that I have been rather getting on my high horse over the AFC Wimbledon points deduction issue this week. Out of a belief in solidarity, we ventured to Norbiton for their Ryman League match against Bromley on Saturday afternoon. Over the course of the last few days, Wimbledon have slumped from fourth in the table into the bottom half, though they’ve won their last six matches in a row, and still may have half a chance of making the play-offs this season. Fate was doing its level best to make sure that I wouldn’t make it there on time. The initial plan was to meet at Kingston early, and meander down to Kingsmeadow, stopping off at some of the numerous hostelries on the way. However, a fatality at Thornton Heath that morning (I am presumably alone in thinking that they should at least give a bit more information about what has happened?) meant that I was always going to miss my connection, so I was delighted to be met at Norbiton station with a small bottle of sparkling wine at half past two. We were, I guess, having an afternoon of celebration. I have visited Kingsmeadow several times before, for league matches against Kingstonian and as an away supporter for the FA Trophy match between St Albans and AFCW last season....

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