Posts Tagged "Wimbledon"

Ten Years Of AFC Wimbledon: A Prelude

By on May 29, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 14 comments

It was ten years ago yesterday that an independent commission set up by the Football Association reached a final verdict on a case that would, in some unexpected ways, come to change the face of football club ownership in Britain forever. It had happened before and it has happened again since, but the decision of that commission to allow Wimbledon FC to move sixty...

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Tom Davis: The Career Of A Blue Square South Journeyman

By on Mar 27, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Some people find their way in the world as a jack of all trades, spending their talents over a range of different tasks. Others, meanwhile, discover that they can do one thing, but do it very well. Midfielder Tom Davis didn’t quite make the grade as a Premier League professional and he has also tried other divisions, but like a compass pointing involuntarily...

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Is It Time To Drop The Dons?

By on Jan 25, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 21 comments

“It only took nine years” was the cry from South-West London last summer, when AFC Wimbledon won promotion back to the Football League after a dramatic penalty-shoot-out win – as if there is any other sort – against Luton Town at The City of Manchester Stadium in the Blue Square Premier play-off final. After a strong start to the League Two...

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Match Of The Week: AFC Wimbledon 2-3 Bristol Rovers

By on Aug 6, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

A lot of people worked very hard for this moment. In modern football, a considerable amount of time, paper and  bandwidth is spent on celebrating a relative few, but at Wimbledon it was the likes of Erik Samuelson, Kris Stewart, Marc Jones and Ivor Heller, who refused to let their club die with a that was brought about by little more than carpet-baggers. Today,...

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Those We Have Lost: Wimbledon At Selhurst Park

By on Jun 6, 2011 in History, Latest | 3 comments

The next in our “Those We Have Lost” series is a little different to the rest. Wimbledon supporter Tom Nash missed the club’s days at Plough Lane, but by the time that he was old enough he was venturing across south London to see his team play at Selhurst Park. If you would like to contribute to this series – which will be collected together...

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