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Wednesday 30 April 2008
club news
Steady those play-off final nerves…

…with Comedy@Kingsmeadow on Friday 2 May!

This week's show is headlined by Felix Dexter and features the Caribbean culinary delights of Ting N’ Ting.

To book tickets, call 00 8547 3335.




More about this week’s show…

Friday 2 May
COMEDY@KINGSMEADOW presents….
Felix Dexter, Vince Atta and Lee Canterbury
Doors open 8.00 comedy starts 9.00 bar closes Midnight
Admission: £12 (includes comedy and dinner)


Felix Dexter (Closing act)
The talents of Felix Dexter appear to have no bounds as he easily slides from comedy, into acting, then into writing and then producing. In the late 80's Felix's contemporaries on the comedy scene were people like Eddie Izard, Jo Brand, Lee Hurst.He still attains full houses wherever he performs on the circuit. One of his latest achievements has been to be able to take on roles in Shakespeare at Stratford upon Avon, as well as numerous televison credits to his name. Famous for his pivitol role in BBC 2 cult TV show 'The Real McCoy' as well as a more recent role in 'Absoulutely Fabulous' on BBC 1 that has raised his profile still further.

Vince Atta (Opening act)
"An unstoppable force, forging a brilliant rapport with the audience.. like an intravenous shot of adrenaline!" -Steve Bennett, Chortle reviews
"Star of the future. Fact!" - Student Direct
"He sparkles- he's energetic, animated with a gift for characterisations" -Unity
"An instant crowd pleaser, his infectious enthusiasm & multi-faceted approach, anecdotes, stories, observations gave the evening a new dimension, his set is very, very impressive." - Student Direct
"A set to be proud of!" City Life Magazine
"Atta Boy!" South Manchester Reporter

Lee Canterbury (Compere)
Like a ball of energy bouncing around the stage, Lee's ability to whip up an audience has been admired from Aberdeen to Exeter. Lee started his stand-up career in 1997, when he received rave reviews in The Evening Standard after his very first gig. He went on to be runner up in The Hackney Empire New Act of the year in 1998 and was a finalist in The Daily Telegraph open mic competition at Edinburgh in the same year. Sharing the bill with Daniel Kitson in their show The Monkey Touchers, Lee returned with critical acclaim to Edinburgh in 1999.
After a couple more years on the comedy circuit, Lee took a six year break to travel around the globe. But has now returned to his stand up and is ready to take up from where he left off.
"Admirable, amiable and inventive" - The Scotsman
"Brilliant" - Harry Enfield
"The result of a genetic experiment between Eric Morecombe and Speedy Gonzales" - Time Out



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Wednesday 30 April 2008
first team news
Terry on Hornchurch

Terry Brown was still on a high when we spoke to him early this afternoon.

"This was definitely our best result of the season so far. I thought it was a tight, intriguing game with a real difference in playing styles. I was pleased with the way we coped with the physical nature of their game and I can see how Hornchurch have beaten Chelmsford this season and done as well as they have over the latter stages of this year.

"I thought the game started off rather nervously for us, with what seemed like an eternity, with us hacking the ball out of our own penalty area. During this period they had one or two chances. Our nerves were settled by our first goal where I was particularly pleased with the quality of it. It was a fine move involving Finn and Cumbers, which resulted in Luis slipping the ball under the advancing keeper. It was a wonderful goal and it settled the nerves a bit.

"I thought that once our full backs got possession of the ball we started to expose their centre backs more. It meant their wing backs had to push on and we started to get behind the three centre backs.

"Jon Main's pace caused Hornchurch problems all night and the quality of his finishing was the difference between the two sides. I also thought the timing of our goals was a major factor and to go in with a late goal, scored ironically from a set piece, meant a very happy, if cautious, dressing room.

"Stuart and I spoke at half time about making sure we didn't sit too deep and didn't go out just to defend a two goal margin, which is a temptation. I always felt that once Hornchurch had to come out, our pace would cause them problems.

"I thought we started in a positive manner in the second half but just as I was about to start sitting comfortably in my seat they managed to score a decent goal. Harry Elmes came on and caused us a slightly different problem from Kris Lee - not least that he scored!

"However, despite the tension felt in the terraces and in the dugout I thought we restricted them to very few chances and, ironically, their best chance fell to them just before we scored our third and winning goal from a clearance by Steve Ferguson. It was a fine solo effort from a rejuvenated Jon Main who ran 60 yards to score.

"It was fitting that the winning goal went in at the Tempest End in front of a massively noisy and enthusiastic crowd. It rounded off a very special night for the players and hopefully they will take the confidence they gained from this win into the final at Staines on Saturday.

"We will talk more about Saturday's game on Friday."


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Wednesday 30 April 2008
club news
Playoff tickets all sold out

The credit card hotlines are now closed as we have sold our full allocation of tickets for the playoff final against Staines Town.

A further statement will be made in due course.


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Wednesday 30 April 2008
club news
Staines tickets nearly gone

We are very sorry but, after reconsidering their situation, Staines have now decided that we can only have 1,000 tickets for the play off final. As a result, following an early morning rush for tickets, we are very nearly sold out.

While this is very unfortunate, Staines were only required to give us 600 tickets and so we are getting nearly double that amount, which is generous of them.

The credit card hotlines and office will stay open until we sell out.

Sorry.....




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Wednesday 30 April 2008
club news
Additional credit card hotline

We have opened an additional credit card hotline on 020 8547 3336.


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Wednesday 30 April 2008
club news
Staines Town v AFC Wimbledon - ticket arrangements

We understand that we will be allocated 1,500 tickets (including a number of seats) which we hope to receive early on Wednesday morning.

Season ticket holders will be given the first opportunity to purchase these tickets. Please note that the number of tickets we have been allocated is fewer than the number of season ticket holders. We are giving ST holders priority until 1.00 pm on Thursday.

The office will be open for the sale of tickets as follows:

To season ticket holders who call in person (please bring voucher G)

• Wednesday 10.00 am until 9.00 pm
• Thursday 8.00 am until 1.00 pm

Credit card hotlines

We will be operating at least three phone lines, as follows:

020 8546 9582: This line will be open on Wednesday from 10.00 am until 9.00 pm.

020 8974 5712: This line will be open on Wednesday from 10.00 am until 6.00 pm

020 8547 3335: This line will be open on Wednesday from 10.00 am until 6.00 pm (to be confirmed)

Details of times when the hotlines will be open on Thursday will be posted on the club’s web site as soon as possible and will also be announced on the hot line answerphone and the main switchboard answerphone.

Any unsold tickets will go on general sale after 2.00 pm on Thursday 1 May.


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Tuesday 29 April 2008
club news
Ticket sales for late arrivals tonight

Although drinks sales will cease at 7.30 pm, as previously announced, it will still be possible to get into the main bar after that time to buy a ticket (subject to availability) if you are a latecomer.


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Monday 28 April 2008
club news
Arrangements for the play off semi final

After discussions with the club's safety officer and the police, we have agreed the following arrangements for tomorrow's play off semi-final against AFC Hornchurch:

. the main bar will open at 5.30 pm for early arrivals and the back bar will open shortly after 6.00 pm

. the main and back bars will both close at 7.30 pm and will not re-open until after the game

. Once in the stadium, anyone who leaves the ground will not be allowed to re-enter

We are taking these steps to reduce the over-crowding issues that arose at the Torquay game when fans returned to the stadium after half time. These problems are in danger of being made worse because, as a result of allocating part of the John Smith stand to Hornchurch fans, the only way into that stand for our fans is via the already crowded Tempest End.


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Sunday 27 April 2008
youth news
Youth Cup Results

In the Surrey Cup finals held this afternoon at Chipstead FC, AFC Wimbledon under 13 beat Epsom Eagles 2-1 in a evenly contested match of contrasting styles and the under 14 Youth team beat Gas 2-1 with an injury time winner.

Earlier in the Surrey Youth League Cup final held at Merstham FC, the under 12 Colts lost 8-0 to a strong and talented Tooting and Mitcham. In the last cup final for the boys section today, the under 14 Colts lost 2-0 to A.C.Lyne in the Surrey Primary League Cup final.

The girls under 16 also won a trophy this afternoon, beating a Morden Girls League representative XI by 6-2 to lift the Carl Sims Cup.

Well done to all the boys and girls.


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Sunday 27 April 2008
club news
Play off ticket sales on MONDAY 28 April

Play off tickets will be available for sale on Monday, subject to availability, as follows:

. the credit card hotline (020 8546 9582) will be open from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm and from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm

. the office will be open to callers from 10.00 am to 6.30 pm

Tickets cannot be bought via the main office switchboard.

At the time of writing, there are a few seats left, none of them under cover.


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Sunday 27 April 2008
club news
Play off ticket sales for TUESDAY 29 April

Play off tickets will be available for sale on Tuesday, subject to availability, as follows:

. the credit card hotline (020 8546 9582) will be open from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm

. the office will be open to callers from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, after which the office will be closed and we cannot sell any further tickets until the turnstiles open

At the time of writing, there are a few seats left, none of them under cover.


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Sunday 27 April 2008
club news
Play off ticket sales on SUNDAY 27 April

On Sunday we will be selling tickets for the play off semi-final against AFC Hornchurch from 10.30 am to 2.00 pm, as follows:

. we will be operating the credit card hotline (020 8546 9582)

. in addition, for Sunday only, we are taking credit card bookings on the main switchboard number (020 8547 3528)

. the office is open for callers to buy or collect tickets. Please come to reception and ring the buzzer.


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Friday 25 April 2008
club news
Thank you

Many thanks to the dedicated team of volunteers, led by Mags Hutchinson, who have worked their way through nearly 1,600 season ticket renewal letters and got most of them in the post today.

If you don't receive your renewal letter by Tuesday, 6 May, please call the office on 020 8547 3528 and we will send you a replacement copy.


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Friday 25 April 2008
first team news
Terry on Hornchurch

Terry Brown is champing at the bit as he steps into the eight days that will determine which league AFC Wimbledon will play in next season.

"We've had a very good week's training and the boys are very focused on the next three games. That might sound a little bit funny, but we will involve everyone in the squad over the next three games. If we go on to succeed, as we very much hope to do, it will be because everybody on the playing staff is pulling in the same direction.

"As a manager I am in a fortunate position to have cover available during the next seven days. We do have some injury doubts, with Daniel Webb, Mark Beard and Nic McDonnell all under treatment, but we still have a very strong squad to choose from. And I am pleased to say that Andy Little came through a very rigorous training session last night and is fit and available for selection again. Looking at Hornchurch's situation, I think they will be resting a number of players tomorrow.

"Believe it or not, I am looking forward to the next three games. This is why I joined the club - for games like the play offs. And this is why my players joined - to play in front of full houses in games that will determine the success or failure of the season. We can't wait."


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Friday 25 April 2008
club news
Revised ticket sales arrangements (play off and Hornchurch league game) on FRIDAY 25 April

Play off tickets

The credit card hotline opening hours have been extended today, Friday, and it will now be open from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm. There is very high demand, so please be patient. The credit card hotline number is 020 8546 9582

Play off tickets are also on sale to callers to the office between 10.00 am and 7.00 pm today.

All play semi-final off tickets, for seats and the terrace, are now on general sale.

Hornchurch league tickets and fans' coach

Tickets for the away league game at Hornchurch are also on sale via the credit card hotline, and to callers, but only on the understanding that they will be collected before 7.00 pm today. The office will not be open on Saturday morning.

Finally, there are still seats on the fans' coach to Hornchurch. These may be booked by calling the main switchboard on 020 8547 3528 or by visiting the office between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm.


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Thursday 24 April 2008
club news
Arrangements for the play off semi final

Following discussions between our stewards and the police, we have agreed that full segregation will be in place for the play off semi-final next Tuesday, 29 April.

Away fans will be directed to the Kingston Road end of the John Smiths stand. We are making arrangements for them to have access to a separate food outlet and to toilets.

As a result of the away fans being located in the John Smiths stand, Wimbledon fans will be able to stand behind the goal at each end of the ground, whilst also having most of the John Smiths stand.

There are some consequences from this decision:

. Access to the John Smith terrace for Wimbledon fans will be from the Tempest end only
. It may be necessary to close either the Tempest end or the Kingston Road end, depending on how busy they get. If this is the case, re-admission to that particular end will not be guaranteed. We advise fans to arrive early and remain in place
. In the event of a penalty shoot out fans will not be allowed to change ends.


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Thursday 24 April 2008
club news
Volunteers required tonight

Do you have some free time tonight and can help at the club?

We are collating season ticket renewal documents and would like some assistance between 5.00 pm and 9.00 pm.

If you are able to help please ring the club office on 020 8547 3528 before 4.00 pm.


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Thursday 24 April 2008
club news
Last chance for main stand season ticket holders

A reminder for main stand season ticket holders that they have until 4.00 pm today to purchase and secure their usual seat. After that time any
remaining seats will go on sale generally.


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Thursday 24 April 2008
club news
Book your space on the Hornchurch coach

There are spaces available on the fans' coach to Hornchurch on Saturday.

The coach will leave the Woodman Pub at 11.45 am and The Cherry Red Records Fans' Stadium - Kingsmeadow, at 12.15 pm.

Tickets cost £13 for adults and £9 for concessions and can be bought by phoning the club on 020 8547 3528 between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm or by calling into the office during those hours.


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Tuesday 22 April 2008
first team news
Friendly match at Kingsmeadow on Wednesday night - change of opposition

To give several first team members match time, Terry Brown has arranged a friendly game against Godalming town FC on Wednesday, kick off approximately 7.00 pm.

Entry is free and tickets for the play off semi-final will be on sale before the game.

Barcelona versus Manchester United will be showing in the main bar that evening.


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Tuesday 22 April 2008
club news
Kingsmeadow Live update

The Dualers was our last gig before the summer break but we are in the process of trying to arrange a couple of club nights so keep an eye out for more details.
We have already booked some great gigs for the end of the year, including return performances by the Dualers, The Jamm, Neville Staple and a debut from The Small Fakers. All will be revealed shortly.

Comedy@Kingsmeadow continues in May and June, with our next show on Friday 2nd May. For more details, see below.
To book tickets, call 020 8547 3335.



Friday 2 May
COMEDY@KINGSMEADOW presents….
Felix Dexter, Vince Atta and Lee Canterbury
Doors open 8.00pm/ comedy starts 9.00pm/ bar closes Midnight
Admission: £12 (includes comedy and dinner)

Felix Dexter (Closing act)
The talents of Felix Dexter appear to have no bounds as he easily slides from comedy, into acting, then into writing and then producing. In the late 80's Felix's contemporaries on the comedy scene were people like Eddie Izard, Jo Brand, Lee Hurst.He still attains full houses wherever he performs on the circuit. One of his latest achievements has been to be able to take on roles in Shakespeare at Stratford upon Avon, as well as numerous televison credits to his name. Famous for his pivitol role in BBC 2 cult TV show 'The Real McCoy' as well as a more recent role in 'Absoulutely Fabulous' on BBC 1 that has raised his profile still further.

Vince Atta (Opening act)
"An unstoppable force, forging a brilliant rapport with the audience.. like an intravenous shot of adrenaline!" -Steve Bennett, Chortle reviews
"Star of the future. Fact!" - Student Direct
"He sparkles- he's energetic, animated with a gift for characterisations" -Unity
"An instant crowd pleaser, his infectious enthusiasm & multi-faceted approach, anecdotes, stories, observations gave the evening a new dimension, his set is very, very impressive." - Student Direct
"A set to be proud of!" City Life Magazine
"Atta Boy!" South Manchester Reporter

Lee Canterbury (Compere)
"Admirable, amiable and inventive" - The Scotsman
"Brilliant" - Harry Enfield
"The result of a genetic experiment between Eric Morecombe and Speedy Gonzales" - Time Out

(Line-ups subject to change)





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Tuesday 22 April 2008
club news
Tube problems and Hornchurch fans' coach tickets

We still have a few tickets available for the fans' coach for the Hornchurch game on Saturday 26 April. You can book your place by visiting or phoning the club's office (020 8547 3528) between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm on weekdays.

The coach leaves from the Woodman Pub at 11.45 am and from Kingsmeadow at 12.15 pm.

As usual, tickets are £13 for adults and £9 for concessions.

We have been informed that there will be a replacement bus service in operation this Saturday on the District Line between Dagenham East and Upminster and this will effect supporters intending to use this means of transport.


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Monday 21 April 2008
youth news
One final won, one lost

Mixed fortunes for the boys’ youth teams in the Surrey Youth League Cup finals yesterday. The under 11 youth team defeated Hamsey Rangers 3-1 whilst the under 16 lost a very close encounter to Bedfont Green in the last 5 minutes of extra time 0-1.

Well done to all our boys; the AFC Wimbledon youth section is about developing the players to fulfil their potential, it is not only about winning and learning how to cope with defeat is as important a part of their development as lifting silverware.



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Sunday 20 April 2008
dons trust news
Dons Draw results for April

The April Dons Draw took place this afternoon at Kingsmeadow.

Winning numbers were drawn in the presence of Aideen Rochford (Dons Trust board member), Phil Clarke (Matchday Safety Officer) and Varney Constantinou, before yesterday’s game.

The winning ticket numbers and prizes were as follows:

First prize of £1,000 - ticket 1210 – Elaine Jeater from Essex

Second prize of £500 - ticket 3182 – John Butcher from SW19

Third prize of £150 - ticket 3093 – Rachel Young from Essex

Congratulations to all three prize winners. This is the first win for John and Rachel, but Elaine is having a very lucky 2008!

The next Dons Draw will take place on or shortly after 15 May 2008, with the results being posted on the AFC Wimbledon official web site soon after the draw has taken place.

The first prize is now £1,000 so if you want a chance of winning next month’s jackpot but still haven’t entered, or if you have already entered the draw but would like to increase your chances of winning by taking a few more numbers, then why not enter now?

You can sign up online to the Dons Draw or download an application here.

The deadline for new entrants to the May 2008 Dons Draw is 8.00 pm on Wednesday 30 April.

Any questions you may have can be answered by contacting the Dons Draw team here or by clicking here.


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Sunday 20 April 2008
club news
Tickets for play off semi final

Although we are not arithmetically certain to have a home play off game, we have decided that we will sell tickets now for a possible play off game on Tuesday 29 April.

Ticket sales arrangements for today, Sunday, are as follows:

. The credit card hotline is open between 10.30 am and 2.00 pm on the usual number - 020 8546 9582

. For today only, tickets can also be bought by calling the main switchboard number - 020 8547 3528 - also between 10.30 am and 2.00 pm

. You can call into the office today and buy and collect your tickets, subject to the following notes, between 10.30 am and 2.00 pm

Main Stand

At present, we are selling main stand tickets to season ticket holders who wish to reserve their normal seats - they have until Thursday 4.00 pm to do so. Others who wish to buy a seat may make a request to do so and pay now and we will attempt to meet those orders after 4.00 pm on Thursday

Terrace tickets

Terrace tickets are on general sale now.


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Saturday 19 April 2008
youth news
Youth Parade at today's game

The boys and girls from our youth teams will be parading around the pitch before today’s game. The plan is for them to file on to the pitch at around 2:30, stop for some photos and traverse the half-way line whilst waving to the crowd; but as they say - the best laid plans!

It’s been another fantastic season for the section and the youngsters really enjoy their 15 minutes of fame. So please give them a massive cheer!


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Friday 18 April 2008
club news
Patrimony on show tomorrow

As well as the end of season awards at tomorrow's game, there are some items from our history on display at the ground for our last home league match of the season. Following the return of many pieces of memorabilia to Merton, we have agreed a short term loan of three items for tomorrow's game.

First, there is a miniature replica of the FA Cup, which was presented to the club to mark the historic win over Liverpool in 1988.

Second, we have the ball that was used in Wimbledon's first football league appearance, against Halifax, in 1977.

Finally, there is an unusual item, namely a silver windmill which was presented to the Dons in a 1930 tournament which was staged in Amsterdam.

The items can be seen before the game in the display case in the main lobby. They are on a short term loan and will be returned to Merton after the game but we hope and expect that this will be the first of a series of such loans.

Our thanks to Merton for agreeing to this arrangement and to WISA who worked so hard to get the patrimony back to Merton.


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Friday 18 April 2008
first team news
Terry on Harlow

Terry Brown is looking forward to tomorrow's game against Harlow and, hopefully, to sealing a home play-off semi-final on Tuesday week.

"I am looking forward to our last scheduled home game of the season. At this stage of the season it feels like your life is on hold with reference to the forthcoming play offs; now we know that we are involved in them, it is about jostling for position.

"As I've said before, you have to be careful what you wish for in these circumstances, so I can't say that I'd prefer to play any specific team. Also, I need to say that previous league encounters often bear little resemblance to the play-off games themselves. I've found this to my own cost and I think that the club's results in its last two play-off games were very different from the results against the same teams in the league that season. However, it doesn't mean that we won't be watching everyone else's results with a keen interest and watching all our likely opponents. And after Saturday it may be whittled down to fewer than four 'possibles' and, of course, we will get first hand knowledge of Horchurch next week.

"Saturday's opponents, Harlow, have their own need for points as they are not totally safe yet. We had them watched last week against Staines and in a very closely fought contest they were narrowly beaten by a late goal. I expect them to come here with a solid defence and they will be looking to hit us on the break.

"Our previous encounter proved to be one of our better away wins and I think it is important that we take the game to Harlow and attack them from the first whistle.

"As for our team, there are one or two injury doubts concerning tomorrow's game but I am going to keep them to myself. I think I will probably get a little more paranoid as the weeks go on and will tend to offer the opposition less and less insight about our team, especially during the play off period."


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Thursday 17 April 2008
club news
Parking on Saturday for the Harlow game

Please note that there is an event at the athletics stadium on Saturday. This will start mid-morning and therefore a substantial part of the parking area will be full before our fans' normal arrival time.

The event is not one of their largest ones, but is likely to restrict the spaces available to our fans. If you want to obtain a parking spot, we recommend that you arrive early; if you can travel by public transport then please do so.

Finally, if you choose to park in the surrounding streets, please do so considerately.


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Thursday 17 April 2008
club news
Please send us unused season ticket vouchers for the Harlow game

With demand for tickets for the final scheduled home league game of the season very high, we are asking fans who can't come to send us your season ticket voucher.

For main stand season tickets, we can re-sell the seat if you send us the relevant voucher or email us here with permission to do so; this brings added income to the club. For terrace season tickets, we can reclaim the VAT so long as the voucher or email arrives before the game.


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Thursday 17 April 2008
club news
Credit card hotline reopens

The technical problems that effected the hotline earlier in the week have now been fixed and the hotline, 0208 546 9582, is open today from 11.00 am until 1.00 pm for the sale of tickets for the home game against Harlow Town on Saturday and the away game against Hornchurch on 26 April.


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Wednesday 16 April 2008
club news
Wembley programme on sale

The programme from the match against Corinthian Casuals at Wembley last weekend will be on sale in the club shop on Saturday for £5. It will also be available through the online shop that can be found here.


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Wednesday 16 April 2008
club news
Ticket arrangements for AFC Hornchurch

Although this game, which is to be played on Saturday 26 April, is not all ticket we have been informed that the crowd capacity will be fixed at 2,500.

Hornchurch are already selling tickets for the game and we have now been provided with tickets. These will go on sale from 11.00 am on Thursday 17 April and can be purchased by visiting the club office during normal office hours or ringing the credit card hot line between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm during the week.

They will also be on sale from the complimentary tickets window before and after this Saturday’s home game against Harlow Town. Prices are Adults £8 and Concessions £5 with under 10s going free. There are a number of stand seats at the Hornchurch ground which are available on the match day at no extra cost.

Unless all tickets are sold out before the game it will be possible to buy them at the ground.



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Wednesday 16 April 2008
club news
Keep your Harlow tickets and season ticket vouchers

Depending on our results (and possibly those of other clubs), by 4.50 pm on Saturday we hope to have confirmed that we will have a home semi-final on Tuesday 29 April. If that happens, we plan to sell tickets for the semi-final immediately after the Harlow game, since we will know we will be at home, even if we won’t know who we will be playing.

Terrace tickets will be on sale at the Kingston Road turnstiles. Seat tickets (season ticket holders only please, along with voucher F) will be on sale in the back bar as soon as possible after the game to those paying by cash or cheque. For those wishing to pay by credit card, the credit card hotline will be open on Sunday 20 April from 10.30 am to 2.00 pm as well as the usual hours during the week. It is very likely that the hotline will also open at other times and details will be placed on the official site as well as on the answer phone. It will also be possible to buy tickets by calling at the club office on Sunday 20 April between 10.30 am and 2.00 pm as well as during normal office hours. We don’t plan to make any home semi-final all-ticket.

If you can’t be at the Harlow game on Saturday, don’t worry as there will still be time to get your tickets - we will re-publish the arrangements as soon as possible after the game on the club’s Official Site. If you do not have access to the internet, please ask others to check the site for you.

We will also send out a brief text message to all those who have joined our free SMS text service. To make use of this service, please either e-mail info@afcwimbledon.co.uk or telephone the office on 020 8547 3528 and leave your mobile number. Finally, we will also e-mail all season ticket holders for whom we have an e-mail address with the information on how to get tickets. Please let us know if your e-mail address has recently changed.

Please note that if we were to be successful in a semi-final and were then at home in the final (which is due to take place on Saturday 3 May) all season ticket holders and anyone who has a ticket from the Harlow game will be entitled to a ticket to the play-off final. Season ticket holders will be entitled to their usual seat or ticket. Fans who attended the Harlow game, will be guaranteed a ticket (but this will not necessarily be a seat ticket) to the play-off final. These conditions will apply provided that applications, together with a Harlow ticket or voucher G from your season ticket book, are received by first post on Thursday 1 May, or are delivered to the club office by 10.00 am that day.

If it is not clear after Saturday’s game that we will have a home semi final we will publish all the ticketing arrangements by the methods set out above as soon as the position has been clarified.


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Tuesday 15 April 2008
club news
Wembley feedback

We have had a number of complaints from fans who travelled to Wembley for the game last Sunday, in the belief that they could buy tickets at the door. Unfortunately, this belief proved to be incorrect and fans were turned away.

We are very sorry that this happened and can understand and sympathise with the fans' frustration at the waste of time and cost involved, let alone at missing the game. We have agreed with Corinthian-Casuals that we will give them a summary of the feedback that we have received, so that they can raise the issues with Wembley. This may take a little while.


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Tuesday 15 April 2008
club news
Kingsmeadow Live presents The Dualers - SOLD OUT

The Dualers gig on Saturday 19 April has sold out. If you missed out on tickets, you can add your name to the waiting list by e-mailing here.

Our next show is Comedy@Kingsmeadow on Friday 2 May, headlined by Felix Dexter. To book tickets for this show, please call 020 8547 3335.
For more information, see below.



Friday 2 May
COMEDY@KINGSMEADOW presents….
Felix Dexter, Vince Atta and Lee Canterbury
Doors open 8.00 pm/ comedy starts 9.00 pm/ bar closes Midnight
Admission: £12 (includes comedy and dinner)

Felix Dexter (Closing act)
The talents of Felix Dexter appear to have no bounds as he easily slides from comedy, into acting, then into writing and then producing. In the late 80's Felix's contemporaries on the comedy scene were people like Eddie Izard, Jo Brand, Lee Hurst.He still attains full houses wherever he performs on the circuit. One of his latest achievements has been to be able to take on roles in Shakespeare at Stratford upon Avon, as well as numerous televison credits to his name. Famous for his pivitol role in BBC 2 cult TV show 'The Real McCoy' as well as a more recent role in 'Absoulutely Fabulous' on BBC 1 that has raised his profile still further.

Vince Atta (Opening act)
"An unstoppable force, forging a brilliant rapport with the audience.. like an intravenous shot of adrenaline!" -Steve Bennett, Chortle reviews
"Star of the future. Fact!" - Student Direct
"He sparkles- he's energetic, animated with a gift for characterisations" -Unity
"An instant crowd pleaser, his infectious enthusiasm & multi-faceted approach, anecdotes, stories, observations gave the evening a new dimension, his set is very, very impressive." - Student Direct
"A set to be proud of!" City Life Magazine
"Atta Boy!" South Manchester Reporter

Lee Canterbury (Compere)
Like a ball of energy bouncing around the stage, Lee's ability to whip up an audience has been admired from Aberdeen to Exeter. Lee started his stand-up career in 1997, when he received rave reviews in The Evening Standard after his very first gig. He went on to be runner up in The Hackney Empire New Act of the year in 1998 and was a finalist in The Daily Telegraph open mic competition at Edinburgh in the same year. Sharing the bill with Daniel Kitson in their show The Monkey Touchers, Lee returned with critical acclaim to Edinburgh in 1999.

After a couple more years on the comedy circuit, Lee took a six year break to travel around the globe. But has now returned to his stand up and is ready to take up from where he left off.
"Admirable, amiable and inventive" - The Scotsman
"Brilliant" - Harry Enfield
"The result of a genetic experiment between Eric Morecambe and Speedy Gonzales" - Time Out

(Line-ups subject to change)


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Monday 14 April 2008
club news
2008-10 kit competition

The winning designs were announced at the Man of the Match presentation after the Billericay Town match but are repeated here for those fans who weren't able to be there for that presentation.

Winner of the vote for the home kit is Design 3 submitted by Tom Budden. Tom’s shirt gained 191, an impressive 39% of the ballot. Congratulations to Tom, who will receive a full set of kit from Tempest Sports as his reward, as well as seeing AFC Wimbledon teams wearing his design from next July.

The successful away kit is Design C from Adrian Perrone. His winning entry attracted 221 votes from 483 cast, a significant 46% of the ballot. Although Adrian was disappointed that his pink kit E did not emerge victorious, his consolation will be to see the players in his yellow shirt plus the prize of a full kit from Tempest Sports.

Designers of the finalists will also receive a shirt of their choice next season by way of consolation.

Although voting was definitive at the final stage, the number of designs submitted and the variety of original concepts, colour combinations and features gave much cause for thought to the group who prepared the final short-list. Thank you to everyone who took an interest in the contest, especially to those who submitted designs.


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Monday 14 April 2008
club news
Credit card hotline

Due to a technical problem, we can't use the usual hotline number to take credit card hotline bookings for the Harlow game this Saturday.

Insteaad, starting tomorrow, Tuesday, we will take bookings on the main switchboard number, 020 8547 3528, between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm.


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Monday 14 April 2008
first team news
Terry on Ashford and Wembley

Terry Brown was in a very happy frame of mind when we spoke to him earlier today.

"I hope you enjoyed the weekend as much as I did. If I'd have written a script for it I couldnt have done better myself. I must admit I went into the weekend with a slight bit of trepidation, more with reference to Saturday's game rather than Sunday's.

"I was very proud of the fact that Saturday's team approached the game as though it was a play off game and gave their all, regardless of the Wembley fixture the following day. I think this was epitomised by Jon Main who was more interested in playing on Saturday than Sunday.

"Saturday's game against an in-form Ashford allowed me to play the three youngsters up front and they proved to be an exciting combination. The pace of the three boys up front allowed Robin Shroot the space he needs to work in, and he took full advantage of it. The second goal of his three, Robin made out of nothing - he got the ball, shifted his weight, beat his man and hit it beautifully.

"Also, the impact of Jake Leberl and Rob Quinn in nullifying Ashford's major threat, their midfield, enabled us to gain control of the match. And I want to mention Sam Hatton, who was playing out his normal position, but put in another solid 90 minutes on top of his excellent game against Billericay.

"Saturday's win allowed us to go to Wembley in high spirits. I would personally like to thank Corinthian-Casuals for the opportunity to take the team there. I hope all of our fans enjoyed the day. I am probably the only manager who will ever play at Wembley and not be nervous about the result. I thought the game was played in the right spirit and certainly it proved that I have given myself a headache with reference to selecting my forward line for the forthcoming play offs.

"As a manager, to be able to change the front line and be able to bring on three very talented youngsters is something most managers can only dream of. So now it is up to me to devise a system to play all of my forwards, possibly all at once!

"Unfortunately, over the weekend several players were unavailable for selection. Daniel Webb had a virus, Luke Garrard a back problem, Andy Little a hamstring strain and both Richard Jolly and Mark De Bolla were unavailable through injury and suspension.

"Finally, I hope that our visit to Wembley has whetted the appetites of our young squad to return there as soon as possible."


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Monday 14 April 2008
club news
Player awards

A reminder that fans only have until Tuesday 15 April to vote for their player and young player of the year. Votes can be e mailed to POTY@afcwimbledon.co.uk

The presentation of the awards will take place at the game against Harlow Town on Saturday.




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Sunday 13 April 2008
youth news
Trophy win and cup progression

Whilst the senior club was reliving bygone glories at Wembley, AFC Wimbledon Youth under 11 lifted the club’s first trophy of the season, defeating Hamsey Rangers 2-1 in the Surrey County Cup final.

In another impressive display the under 16 go through to the Surrey County Cup final following a 7-0 semi-final win over Camberley Town.

Well done to all the boys and staff – keep up the good work!


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Friday 11 April 2008
first team news
Terry on Ashford and beyond

When we spoke to Terry Brown earlier today he was focused on getting the right performance tomorrow, before being able to relax and enjoy Sunday's friendly at Wembley. He also hopes to take advantage of Sunday's game to give a run out to several players who are returning from injury.

"I am looking forward to Saturday's game against Ashford and competing with a good friend of mine, Mark Butler. Before we beat them, I will say what a truly remarkable job Mark has done there! Not only has he got them into a play off position but he has done it by playing attractive football and I really hope, apart from Saturday, that he continues his winning streak and makes the play offs.

"We have had them watched recently and they have a solid defence with one of the best midfields in the Ryman League. As far as our own team is concerned, we have had a good week with reference to injuries and we are hopeful that several of our previously injured players may have a run out on Sunday, if not Saturday.

"Happily, Steven Ferguson's diagnosis of a hamstring injury has turned out to be a spasm rather than a pull. Jason Goodliffe's thigh strain will probably rule him out on Saturday but he may be able to engage for ten minutes on Sunday.

"Tony Finn's recovery from his hamstring injury makes him a possible rather than a definite for the weekend. He trained yesterday and we are waiting to see if he has had a reaction. Jon Main is fit and available for selection but we are erring on the side of caution and will probably go with him on Sunday. Luke Garrard isn't ready yet and his treatment continues, so both Luke Pigden and Stevie Gilbert come into the squad for tomorrow.

"As far as the weekend programme is concerned, the emphasis has been very much on Saturday's game. Our priority will remain there but once we've got Saturday's game over we are, like most of our supporters, looking forward to a jolly good day out on Sunday. As far as football is concerned I can say, for once, that I am not too troubled by the result, although I am sure that the players will want to win, as they always do.

"Finally, there will be the added bonus of seeing Simon Bassey on the pitch making a fool of himself on Sunday and the raffle winner enjoying himself on what will, I am sure, be a great occasion."


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Friday 11 April 2008
club news
Terry’s final signing of the season

26 year-old database analyst, Mario Rajakone, was shocked but delighted to receive a call from Marcus Gayle on Wednesday evening asking him to join the squad to play at Wembley on Sunday. Mario – or Mazza, as he is known to regulars of the Womble Underground Press guestbook – has been a Wimbledon supporter since Selhurst Park days and made his debut for the AFC Wimbledon supporters’ team last week. He will also be recognisable to many supporters as a volunteer programme seller at Kingsmeadow. Keeping his tactics for the match closely guarded, Terry has not yet revealed exactly where in the line-up the new midfielder will feature in the match against Corinthian-Casuals.

Mario’s Play at Wembley ticket, number 00387, was selected at random in the draw on the evening of 9 April. The draw was conducted by Mark Davis and Tom Adam, and witnessed by David Honour. The final tally from the lottery will be announced at a later date.




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Thursday 10 April 2008
club news
Shop open tonight and last day for Wembley purchases

Today is your last chance to buy tickets for the Wembley game.

The credit card hotline will be open for Wembley tickets this morning, as usual between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm. This is the last time tickets can be ordered if they need to be sent by post. It will also be possible to buy tickets by calling in at the club office between 10.00 am and 8.30 pm.

The club shop will also be open tonight between 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm when merchandise can be bought and pre-ordered tickets collected.


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Wednesday 09 April 2008
club news
Play at Wembley raffle result

The winning ticket is number 00387 bought by Mario Rajakone. Mario will therefore be a member of the AFC Wimbledon squad to face Corinthian-Casuals on Sunday. Further news to follow over the next few days.


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Wednesday 09 April 2008
club news
Credit card hotline open again tonight

Because of the demand for tickets the credit hot line, 020 8546 9582, will be open again tonight between 6.00 pm and 9.00 pm for the sale of Wembley tickets.


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Wednesday 09 April 2008
club news
Space left on the Wembley coach

There are still a few places left on the coach going to Wembley on Sunday. Please contact the office during office hours to reserve your seat.

For those travelling by car we have been informed that there is some street parking available and that the Green Man hotel on Dagmar Avenue, HA9 8DF would be offering car parking at £10 a car. There is also an NCP car park close to the stadium which will charge £15.


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Tuesday 08 April 2008
club news
Credit card hotline open tonight and other opening hours

The credit card hotline, 0208 546 9582, is open tonight between 6.00 pm and 9.00 pm for both the sale of match tickets for the Wembley game as well as tickets for the Play at Wembley raffle.

The hotline will be open again on Wednesday between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm for the sale of both sets of tickets. However that will be the last opportunity to purchase the raffle tickets.

On Thursday the hotline will be open between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm for just match tickets and that will be the final opportunity to purchase match tickets via the hotline.


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Tuesday 08 April 2008
club news
Kingsmeadow Live presents The Dualers - SOLD OUT!

The Dualers gig on Saturday 19 April has now sold out. If you missed out on tickets, you can add your name to the waiting list by e-mailing here.

Our next show is Comedy@Kingsmeadow on Friday 2 May, headlined by Felix Dexter. To book tickets for this show, please call 020 8547 3335.
For more information, see below.



Friday 2 May
COMEDY@KINGSMEADOW presents….
Felix Dexter, Vince Atta and Lee Canterbury
Doors open 8.00 pm/ comedy starts 9.00 pm/ bar closes Midnight
Admission: £12 (includes comedy and dinner)

Felix Dexter (Closing act)
The talents of Felix Dexter appear to have no bounds as he easily slides from comedy, into acting, then into writing and then producing. In the late 80's Felix's contemporaries on the comedy scene were people like Eddie Izard, Jo Brand, Lee Hurst.He still attains full houses wherever he performs on the circuit. One of his latest achievements has been to be able to take on roles in Shakespeare at Stratford upon Avon, as well as numerous televison credits to his name. Famous for his pivitol role in BBC 2 cult TV show 'The Real McCoy' as well as a more recent role in 'Absoulutely Fabulous' on BBC 1 that has raised his profile still further.

Vince Atta (Opening act)
"An unstoppable force, forging a brilliant rapport with the audience.. like an intravenous shot of adrenaline!" -Steve Bennett, Chortle reviews
"Star of the future. Fact!" - Student Direct
"He sparkles- he's energetic, animated with a gift for characterisations" -Unity
"An instant crowd pleaser, his infectious enthusiasm & multi-faceted approach, anecdotes, stories, observations gave the evening a new dimension, his set is very, very impressive." - Student Direct
"A set to be proud of!" City Life Magazine
"Atta Boy!" South Manchester Reporter

Lee Canterbury (Compere)
Like a ball of energy bouncing around the stage, Lee's ability to whip up an audience has been admired from Aberdeen to Exeter. Lee started his stand-up career in 1997, when he received rave reviews in The Evening Standard after his very first gig. He went on to be runner up in The Hackney Empire New Act of the year in 1998 and was a finalist in The Daily Telegraph open mic competition at Edinburgh in the same year. Sharing the bill with Daniel Kitson in their show The Monkey Touchers, Lee returned with critical acclaim to Edinburgh in 1999.

After a couple more years on the comedy circuit, Lee took a six year break to travel around the globe. But has now returned to his stand up and is ready to take up from where he left off.
"Admirable, amiable and inventive" - The Scotsman
"Brilliant" - Harry Enfield
"The result of a genetic experiment between Eric Morecambe and Speedy Gonzales" - Time Out

(Line-ups subject to change)


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Monday 07 April 2008
club news
Extra opening hours of the Club shop

The Club Shop will be open on Tuesday evening from 7pm to 9pm for the sale of merchandise including the limited number of commemorative scarves (£7) and badges (£4), or £10 for both, that remain in stock.

It will also be possible for fans to collect their tickets that have been pre- ordered for the Corinthian-Casuals game.




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Monday 07 April 2008
first team news
Terry's thoughts on the vital Billericay victory

Terry Brown was a much happier man today having been able to enjoy his first weekend for a few weeks.

“When describing Saturday’s game, I should really avoid the cliché of a game of two halves. However, the first half was a tentative affair with one or two new faces trying to fit into their role in their new club. After the recent poor home performances it was particularly pleasing to see the players showing good character and reacting in a very positive manner in a second half performance which saw us dominate the game and, on another day, we could have won by a more convincing scoreline.

“I thought Lewis Christon, who was playing for the first time with Marcus Gayle as a centre back pairing, got stronger as the game went on and the welcome return of Jake Leberl added steel to the midfield. Up front it was a case of trying to get the best combination from the talented forwards we have at the club prior to the forthcoming play off games. We should by then also have the re-emergence of Jon Main who is progressing very well from his rehabilitation.

“I feel the game could be pivotal to the outcome of our season. We needed to turn our home form round and didn’t just need a win but also a good performance. The crowd were fantastic and stayed loyal to the players and if we secure promotion it will be because we are all pulling in the same direction. It has been a hard and difficult season but we still have a great chance of getting promotion this season rather than next.

“Finally, congratulations must go to Chelmsford City who are worthy champions and our hope must be to finish above them in the Blue Square Conference South next season.”



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Sunday 06 April 2008
club news
Final push for Play at Wembley

The credit card hotline will be open for sale of lottery tickets both at lunchtime and in the evenings on Monday and Tuesday (7 and 8 April) and on lunchtime on Wednesday (9 April). Minimum order of two tickets. No further sales will take place after that time. For cash or cheque purchases (no minimum order), tickets can also be purchased by coming in person to the club during office hours on Monday, Tuesday or (until 1pm) Wednesday.

If you have not yet purchased a ticket for Play at Wembley, then this is the final opportunity for you - or for any footballing friends you may have - to do so. See www.playatwembley.co.uk for further details.



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Friday 04 April 2008
dons trust news
Buy your chance to play at Wembley on the hot line tonight or at the game tomorrow

For those of you not inclined to Womble to Wembley (see news item earlier today), you can buy lottery tickets at the Billericay game for Play at Wembley - the lottery for a place in the AFC Wimbledon squad that will face Corinthian-Casuals.

You can also buy them via the credit card hotline (020 8546 9582) between 6.00 pm and 9.00 pm today, Friday.

See here for further details.


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Friday 04 April 2008
first team news
Terry looks forward to Billericay

Terry Brown was back in a cautious but positive mood before tomorrow's game against Billericay.

"Saturday's game against Billericay offers the whole squad an opportunity to bounce back from two disappointing home games with, hopefully, a much-needed win. It also gives us our first opportunity to look at some of the new signings we have recently brought to the club.

"Ben Judge and Danny Maguire are a week or two away from full fitness but Luis Cumbers, Elliott Buchanan and Nic McDonnell will all play a major part in Saturday's game. There are injury doubts concerning both Luke Garrard and Jason Goodliffe, but fortunately Jake Leberl is now back to full fitness.

"Our previous game at Billericay proved to be a very stern test and we were rather fortunate to come away with a 2-2 draw, with a late equaliser coming from Sam Hatton. Billericay and ourselves both need points to ensure a play off position and I expect a fierce encounter with increased effort needed compared to our two previous home games.

"It will take a game or two to work out the best attacking partnership. However, I am in a good position as a manager in the knowledge that we also have an extremely hungry and nearly fit Jon Main again. He is making fine progress and his rehabilitation took a major step forward with him now striking a ball in training; he is still on track for a Wembley return."


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Friday 04 April 2008
dons trust news
Sponsor a Womble walk to Wembley at the Billericay game

There will be a sponsorship collection at half-time in the Billericay game for Wombling to Wembley - a sponsored walk from Kingsmeadow to Wembley being undertaken next weekend by a dozen intrepid Dons fans (including various members of the DT Board). Proceeds will go to the Dons Trust's ground fund.


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Friday 04 April 2008
dons trust news
Special General Meeting announced

There will be an SGM of the Dons Trust on Monday 21 April, starting at 7.00 pm in the back bar. The purpose of the SGM is to seek members' approval of a resolution to empower AFC Wimbledon Limited to enter into an agreement to proceed with the main stand extension.

Notification of the meeting has already been sent to those members who have agreed to accept emails. Letters to all other members will be mailed today.


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Thursday 03 April 2008
club news
Get your scarves and badges for the Wembley game

Friendship scarves and badges for the Corinthian-Casuals match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 13 April will be available from the Club Shop on Saturday. Priced at £7 for a scarf and £4 for a badge, with a special price of £10 for both together, these are a strictly limited edition. Sure to be a collectors' item - make sure that you buy early and don't miss out.


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Thursday 03 April 2008
dons trust news
Play at Wembley - credit card hotline open tonight

A reminder that the credit card hotline is open from 6pm - 9pm today (Thursday) and tomorrow evening (Friday) for ordering two or more Play at Wembley lottery tickets. See www.playatwembley.co.uk for further details.


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Thursday 03 April 2008
club news
Would you like to play at Wembley?

The Dons Trust and AFC Wimbledon are holding a raffle to determine which lucky fan will join the AFC Wimbledon squad for the match against Corinthian Casuals at Wembley on Sunday 13 April.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity not only to turn out for the club, but also to play on the hallowed turf of Wembley. The winner will be guaranteed 15- 20 minutes on the pitch as well as enjoying the match day experience with the rest of the squad.

For more information, visit www.playatwembley.co.uk.

Tickets for the raffle cost £5 each and will be on sale at the Billericay match on Saturday.

This has the potential to be a major fundraiser for the club and we are aiming to sell as many as 1,000 tickets on Saturday. We are looking for up to ten volunteers to help us reach this target, so if you have a couple of hours to spare on Saturday, please e-mail here.

If you think you could sell tickets to family, friends or anyone unrelated to the club, please e-mail here and we can make the necessary arrangements.





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Wednesday 02 April 2008
club news
Matchday posters for download

We have produced another match-day poster for the next two games and the game at Wembley.

Please download the poster, which is available in black and white or colour, and encourage shops, local businesses and friends to display it.

Please ensure that it is posted responsibly.

The poster can be found here and a black and white version here


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Tuesday 01 April 2008
club news
Kingsmeadow Live presents The Smyths this Saturday!

Saturday night sees the return of our good friends The Smyths, who are playing Kingsmeadow Live for the third time. These guys are among the best in the business and regularly play some of the top venues in London.

To book tickets, call our booking line on 020 8546 335.

More about the gig...

Saturday 5 April
The Smyths
Doors 8.00pm, show starts 9.30pm, bar closes 1.00am
Admission: £8 (advance)/ £10 (door)

Great friends of Kingsmeadow Live, The Smyths return after two hugely successful gigs in 2007.
The ultimate tribute to seminal 80’s legends the Smiths, the Smyths offer an authentic and thoroughly entertaining tribute to the angst-ridden pop rockers. Extensive set list covers hits such as ‘Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now’, ‘Girfriend in a Coma’, ‘Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want’ and ‘The Boy With The Thorn In His Side’.

"You’ll never see The Smiths again, but The Smyths are the next best thing." Music-News.com

"Amazing...just like The Smiths" XFM

For more information, visit www.thesmyths.net.


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Tuesday 01 April 2008
club news
Comedy@Kingsmeadow is back this Friday!

This month, Comedy@Kingsmeadow is headlined by the hilarious Rob Rouse, a 'latter day Stan Laurel' according to Time Out. And Garfield is back by popular demand, serving up some of the best Caribbean food you can get in South London.

To book tickets, call our booking line on 020 8547 3335.


More about the show…

Friday 4 April
Rob Rouse, Andy Zaltzman and Lenny Peters
Doors open 8.00pm/ comedy starts 9.00pm/ bar closes Midnight
Admission: £12 (includes comedy and dinner)

Rob Rouse (Closing act)
Rob Rouse is known for his super-charged brand of humour, complete with his trademark cheeky banter.
Since winning Channel Four's prestigious 'So You Think You're Funny' Competition at the Edinburgh Festival in 1998, an award previously won by Phil Kay, Dylan Moran, Lee Mack, Tommy Tiernan and Peter Kay, Rob has been a regular performer at major venues on both the London and National circuit.
"Clearly immensely talented… demands to be seen… star of the future" The Sunday Times
"Rob Rouse is a born clown, a latter-day Stan Laurel" Time Out
"A phenomenal performer" Time Out
"Rob Rouse's cartoon face and cheeky banter allow him to get away with murder" The Independent
"Immensely likeable, immaculately funny and thoroughly energetic" The Sunday Times
"Rob Rouse steals the show as the dim-witted clown who makes friends with plants " The Sunday Times
"Bursting with originality, energy and enthusiasm, Rob Rouse is a delirious but hilarious man" The List

Andy Zaltzman (Opening act)
"This is satire at its best… His excellent material demands to be seen" Edinburgh Evening News
"Wonderfully inventive…his deadpan delivery has an odd, idiosyncratic appeal." The Observer
"Zaltzman is a gifted comic… Its all clever stuff" Metro
"In an age of identikit comics, Zaltzman's sharp, wide-eyed routines shine brightly" The Scotsman
"He reveals himself to be a comedian of great ability" The Herald
"Eclectic, Political Edge… Bristles With Vivid Ideas." Evening Standard
"Great natural comedic ability." The Daily Telegraph
"A genius in the making." The Observer

Lenny Peters (Compere)
As a stand up Lenny has appeard at The Comedy Store, Up The Creek, Comedy Cafe, Wibbley Wobbley Boat, The Bedford, Downstairs At The Kings Head, Upstairs At The Queens Head, Theatre Royal Stratford East, The Chuckle Club, Mirth Control(various venues), Laughing Horse (various venues), The Amused Moose, Electric Mouse (various venues), Monkey Business and Soho comedy Club to name but a few.
Also an excellent Compere Lenny was resident MC at Curly Whirly Comedy Club. He has been MC at many London clubs inluding The Comedy Brewhouse, Amused Moose camden, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Hogwash, Gigglers. He regularly MC's for Mirth control in numerous venues from Tunbridge Wells to Truro.
He has performed with a number of comedy improvisation companys including The Laughing Cavaliers appearing at The Comedy Brewhouse, Fluxx performing at the Spitz and other venues and Dangerous Liaisons touring nationaly.


(Line-ups subject to change)



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Tuesday 01 April 2008
club news
Reserves match postponed

Tonight's reserve match against Ashford Town has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Croydon Athletic's ground.


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