Posts made in May, 2012

10 Years Of AFC Wimbledon, Part Three – Gazing At The Stars

By on May 31, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 6 comments

It was a balmy evening at the end of May 2002 and emotions at The Sir Cyril Black Community Centre in Wimbledon were running high. Two days earlier, the unthinkable had happened. A three-man independent commission set up by the Football Association had, by two votes to one, waved through permission for Wimbledon FC to leave Selhurst Park, its unhappy home for the...

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Euro Moments: Spain

Euro Moments: Spain

By on May 31, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Spain, and a goalkeeper with a very satisfying name to say who still goes to the supermarket in his full kit. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here. You can download the Twohundredpercent...

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10 Years Of AFC Wimbledon: Part Two – Salt In The Wound

By on May 30, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 13 comments

In part two of our series on the formation and rise of AFC Wimbledon, we rejoin the story in the summer of 2001. With the clubs owners having seen their attempt to move Premier League football to Dublin rejected by the Football Association of Ireland and in turn by the FA, UEFA and FIFA, an entrepreneur has turned up at Selhurst Park with a potential get-out for the...

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Euro 2012 – The Runners & Riders: Spain

By on May 30, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

From perennial under-achievers to perpetual favourites in considerably less than ten years, the first decade of the twenty-first century was the one that transformed the world’s perception of the Spanish national football team. Spain began the new century living very much down to people’s expectations, with a quarter-final defeat at the 2000 European...

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Euro Moments: Portugal

Euro Moments: Portugal

By on May 30, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Portugal, and in particular everybody’s favourite gesticulating Iberian, Cristiano Ronaldo. He’s very, very good at football, but we suspect that we’re not allowed to like him. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his...

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