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Monday 30 September 2002
first team news
Match reaction - Frimley Green away.

MANAGER Terry Eames was well pleased with a good day at the office:

"I was very, very pleased with the performance. We looked a good side. I said to the boys beforehand that I wanted a statement today and that?s what I got. It hurts me when you get people having a go, like the manager of Ash, so I?m delighted with the team today."

"I know people will say they weren?t a good side, but we still had to beat them, and they have had a couple of good results before us. I was pleased with the subs today, Simon Bassey did well when he came on, and Ali Russell always looks dangerous when he gets his chance. His time will come."

"All round we looked good, the two front boys were exceptional and I thought Lee Passmore was the best player on the park today. He?s good for us, he simplifies things as he always does things well and doesn?t over complicate things. I was also pleased with Joe Sheerin today. It will ease his mind. His all round performances have been good but I think he was passing the buck when getting into good situations. He was rushing things, but he did well today and it will help him."

Speaking about the absent Andy Sullivan and Sim Johnston Terry said:

"Sully was away for the weekend with work and won?t be back until Wednesda,y so he probably won?t figure against Bedfont. It gave me a chance to look at Sean and I thought he did well."

"Sim has been scoring the odd goal here and there, but for a big boy, he hasn?t been punching his weight at the back. Sim's come from nowhere, just playing local football and the impetus of it all has been carrying him through. You get to a stage when you need to step back and have a break from it, so we can rejuvenate him. His time will come again."

Skipper Joe Sheerin spoke about finally ending his goal drought:

"I felt it went well, I got a bit of a knock early on and it stayed with me, but I did OK. I pulled out wide and Cooper played a great ball in and left me one on one. I just concentrated on hitting the target. The keeper made a good save, but it came back to me and I volleyed it back in. I was relieved to get on the score sheet. Not scoring has been playing on my mind a little, people keep saying I've been playing well, but as a striker you are judged on your goals so it was nice to hit the net. For the second goal Danny Oakins did really well, I pulled off my defender and had the easiest tap in after Danny knocked it back."

"I?d like to get AFC Wimbledon to a higher level. This was the first performance we had where we scored the goals that our performance deserved. It?s a real confidence booster."

Sheerin looked ahead to the home match against Bedfont this Wednesday:

"I?ll be fit for Wednesday, I?ve got a bit of bruising on my hip. I?m about 90% fit. The toe is a bit of the problem but I haven?t felt it as much in the last two games which is encouraging."



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Wednesday 25 September 2002
club news
Tickets for Godalming & Guildford and Walton Casuals away.

BOTH of these games are all-ticket. Godalming & Guildford (Saturday 5 October) tickets are priced at 5 adults, 2 concessions, with Walton Casuals (Saturday 12 October) charging 6 and 4 for our first Premier Division Challenge Cup match.

For Godalming and Guildford, we have 2,100 tickets and for Walton Casuals we have 2,000.

Tickets for both matches will be available to season ticket holders only (one per season ticket holder) from the Wombulance this Saturday 28 September at the Frimley Green game at the AIMITA stadium, Farnborough.

Payment will be accepted by cheque only (payable to 'AFC Wimbledon Ltd') as we cannot take the risk of collecting large amounts of cash on a Saturday afternoon away from home.

We will have a list of season ticket holders with us, so you don't need to worry about bringing yours with you.

Remaining tickets for both matches will be on sale to all supporters at the home match against Bedfont on Wednesday 2 October.



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Wednesday 25 September 2002
club news
Coach travel to Frimley Green away.

A supporters coach will run from Wimbledon to Farnborough Town's AIMITA Stadium this Saturday.

Adults 10.00
Concessions 5.00

Departure 12.00pm Wimbledon Theatre returning directly after the game.

To book, contact david Mcknight on 07950-763566



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Sunday 22 September 2002
first team news
Match reaction

MANAGER Terry Eames was content with his team's performance against North Greenford:

"It was one of those games where our mistakes were put right by our positive play. We can't go on giving so much away and making errors like we have been, we are gifting teams starts all the time and this must stop. Saying that, going forward we are looking good, we are showing that when we are producing good football we look quality. Each goal had an element of quality about it, I'm quietly pleased, but I know we can and must produce better at times."

Kevin Cooper was just relived to take maximum points from a tricky fixture:

"Under the circumstances it was a brilliant result, them being down to ten men helped us a lot, but we are showing great fighting spirit to get the results of late. We needed to take all the points today or we may have struggled to be up there. I was disappointed with my own performance, but I'm feeling fitter with every game."

Captain Joe Sherrin says that the three goals flattered North Greenford:

"I'm not really sure how we ended up being 3-1 down. We need to get a bit more organised at the back because it will start costing us if our goals dry up. It was a really exciting match to play in. We showed, just like Wednesday in the cup, we have such great spirit, we never seem to know when we are beaten at the moment. For my confidence I would like to get my first goal really soon, but as long as we are winning I don't care who scores."

Winger Andy Sullivan believes the team are ready for a winning run:

"We are pulling out the results whilst not playing at our best, which is a mark of a good side. It was an end to end game that must have been great to watch. We cannot afford any more slip-ups, especially at home if we are to challenge, a win was really important to keep hopes of an unbeaten run going."



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Saturday 21 September 2002
club news
Meet the Dons

TOMORROW, Sunday 22 September, AFC Wimbledon will be supporting the European Car Free Day in Wimbledon. Come down and meet Terry and some of the players at St Mark's Place, off Wimbledon Hill (between the Alex and the library), between 12 and 3 tomorrow afternoon. Show off your ball skills to Wimbledon's finest, get your AFC Wimbledon shirt or programme signed, or just come along to ask Terry exactly where he learned to dance like that.

The Car Free Day in Wimbledon will feature a farmers' market, street entertainment, and children's activities such as face-painting, hair braiding, and a bouncy castle.

European Car Free Day takes place every year on 22 September. The purpose of the day is to promote forms of greener, more sustainable, transport. It aims to show the benefits that can be gained as a result of traffic reduction in our town centres and prompt people to think about transport choices that are more environmentally sound.



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Friday 20 September 2002
first team news
Squad named.

TERRY Eames names the following squad for the Dons return to league action this Saturday against North Greenford United:

Glyn Shimmel, Andy Bell, Keith Ward, Dave Towse, Danny Roberts, Danny Oakins, Tony Readings, Sim Johnston, Lee Sidwell, Neil Robson, Lee Passmore, Andy Sullivan, Kevin Cooper, Joe Sheerin, Sean Marshall, Ali Russell, Simon Bassey.



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Friday 20 September 2002
first team news
Cup match reaction.

TERRY Eames attributed the victory to the fighting spirit of many players, especially those who do not normally start in the first team:

"We were crap to start with because we took liberties but after that we went down to ten men and our attitude changed and I didn't feel we were going to get beaten. At halftime there were a few players who nearly had their lights punched out, it got very tense. They came out for the second half and showed a bit of mettle. They rolled their sleeves up and thought we can't lose here. They showed me what I know they've got. I've got people in this side who never know when they are beaten, which is a great asset, one that Wimbledon sides have had in the past."

Terry explained how he decided who would take the penalties:

"As I went onto the pitch after the match, Lee Passmore just said to me that he wanted to take one. Akin Gallimore, who had just come on said the same. Ali Russell had a chance near the end and I went up to him and asked if he fancied taking a penalty. He said he didn't know and I said you've got
number five. He was either going to go up or go down and it went up."

Glyn Shimmel talked about how he decides which way to dive for a penalty:

"Usually I look at their run up and think that if they are right footed they will probably hit it to their right. And I looked at the guy's run up (for the first spot kick) and just decided to fling myself to my left. But after that, I don't think I went the right way for any of the others. Saving the first one takes a little bit of the pressure off, but the boys still had to put their penalties away."

Andy Sullivan described the feelings of the team about playing in a cup match with so many twists and turns:

"It was unbelievable, a real mixture of emotions. One minute we were up and one minute we were down. At half time Terry was very stern and he made his feelings felt. He spoke to individuals in certain areas and we all got a kick up the arse which, in fairness, was what was needed. He injected a bit of energy into our game and we had to get on with it. The good thing was that we kept our spirit and kept pressing them, kept trying to get something. We never gave up. That's what I was happy about in the end."

Ali Russell said that after his glaring miss, he wanted to take a spot kick:

"I missed a sitter in the last minute, which I couldn't believe so I had to take a penalty. I love playing in front of so many people, I want to play well and want to go far now. I would like to play every game, but we have two strong centre forwards and there will be a lot more knocking on the door."



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Wednesday 18 September 2002
club news
Terry Eames names squad.

MANAGER Terry Eames has named the following squad for the London Senior Cup match against Brimsdown Rovers:

Glyn Shimmel, Keith Ward, Dave Towse, Danny Roberts, Danny Oakins, Akin Gallimore, Tony Readings, Sim Johnston, Lee Sidwell, Neil Robson, Lee Passmore,Daniel Couch, Andy Sullivan, Kevin Cooper, Joe Sheerin, Sean Marshall, Ali Russell, Simon Bassey.

Eames added:

"We have two or three knocks from Saturday to look at and the team is liable to change from Saturday's win against Reading Town".



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Tuesday 17 September 2002
club news
Brimsdown Rovers - London Senior Cup Wednesday - 18 Spetember.

Ticket Prices
Mainstand:

Adult 7 - Concessions 3 - Children 2

These tickets will be sold on the turnstiles - there will be no mainstand transfer tickets available on the night.

Terrace:

Adult 5 - Concessions 2 - Children 1

Remember your season ticket is not valid for tomorrow night.

In addition we are going to operate a no smoking area in the mainstand Blocks F & G - it will be clearly marked and the stewards will endeavour to keep it no smoking. This is being trialled on Wednesday night and will be reviewed after the game. This no smoking area is being operated due to feedback from AFCW supporters.

Lou Carton-Kelly
Operations Director




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Monday 16 September 2002
first team news
Match reaction.

DONS manager Terry Eames was happy with the result against Reading Town and believes that it could be the start of bigger things for the club:

"The result was good but we should have won by more, possibly four or five. We dominated the possession side of it but we never took our chances and when we moved forward we never got in the right areas to push it home. But after last week's performance it was more about the result today. We can move on from here. I think we've come away with confidence from today but I don't want to look too far ahead. We should win all of our next seven or eight games, but they are all against dour sides in the way that Southall were."

Goalscorer Andy Sullivan was delighted with his opening goal:

"Joe Sheerin did a lot of work on the wing, getting the ball, holding it up well, turning and having go at their guy. I thought he was going to go on himself, but I saw him cut back and I knew that I was on for a chance. No disrespect to Reading Town, but we were superior to them today. The points are in the bag and we are happy with that."

And new boy Sean Marshall was also pleased to have scored:

"It's a touch to have scored on my debut, having so many fans helps and really gives the team a push. I think we can go on and win the league but it all depends on us - how far we fight and hard we work."



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Friday 13 September 2002
club news
Junior Dons matchday academy launch.

Get your kids booked in for the very first Junior Dons Match Day Academy from 11.30am to 1.30pm next Saturday 21 September. They'll have fun and two hours of structured training with Terry, the players, qualified coaches and special guest coach former Wimbledon FC player Roger Joseph.

The academy will be held at the Kingsmeadow athletics ground, next door to the football ground. There will be plenty of refreshments and covered seating for parents.

There is a 10 Junior Dons Trust joining fee (if you are not already a Junior Dons Trust member), with each match day session costing 5 (4 for current ST holding kids).

All matchday academy attendees will then be admitted at no extra cost to the match afterwards, and will have a chance to take part in the half-time academy skills goal shoot-out.



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Friday 13 September 2002
club news
Merchandise meeting to be held.

Commercial Director Ivor Heller has announced a merchandise committee meeting for next Monday 16 September to be held at 297, Haydons Road, Wimbledon, SW19 8TX, starting at 7:30pm.

"This meeting is for anyone who is interested in getting involved and who wishes to contribute ideas for the production of official merchandise. Our current policy is to go slowly as we are currently having to move stock from A to B for each fixture. For this reason we are keen to not overstock. We appreciate your continued patience and promise to bring you more top quality merchandise in the coming weeks."



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Friday 13 September 2002
first team news
Terry Eames announces team for tomorrow's game.

TERRY Eames has announced his starting line-up for tomorrow's match against Reading Town.

Glyn Shimmel (GK), Keith Ward (R/B), Dave Towse(L/B), Danny Oakins (C/B), Sim Johnston (C/B), Lee Sidwell (R/M), Neil Robson C/M), Lee Passmore(C/M), Andy Sullivan (L/M), Kevin Cooper (C/F), Joe Sheerin (C/F).


subs: Sean Marshall, Alistair Russell, Simon Bassey.

Eames commented:

"As I reported previously, Sean Marshall & Ali Russell were both 'moving on'- however they both reconsidered feeling that to play in front of such large and passionate group of fans, is not an everyday occurence. So, after further discussions - I felt adding them would give us more strength and depth to the squad. Ali is an exciting striker who managed to score an impressive 18 goals last season. Sean is also player who has impressed me so far. He scored twice from midfield for Neverne, our reserve side recently. I'm sure they have a big part to play this season.

There maybe further comings and goings in the next few weeks, but I can assure you it will only be if I feel certain elements need to improve.

Keep the Faith."



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Tuesday 10 September 2002
first team news
London Senior Cup date confirmed.

DONS Chairman Kris Stewart has confirmed the London Senior Cup fixture against Brimsdown Rovers will take place on Wednesday 18 September:

"I am very pleased finally to announce that our London Senior Cup match against Brimsdown Rovers will take place on Wednesday 18 September at Kingsmeadow.

Due to the confusion over this fixture and the late confirmation, we have decided to lower our entrance prices for this match. We will be charging 5 for adults, 2 for concessions and 1 for under-16s.

With this being our first foray into the London Senior Cup since Wimbledon last won it in 1977, this will be a new experience for me and for many of you. I know Brimsdown Rovers are excited about travelling down to play us and are hoping to progress in this competition, having been knocked out of the Vase on Saturday. Let's hope they have a great night, but go home empty-handed.

Hope to see you all on the 18th."

Supporters are reminded that season tickets do not cover this game. Seats in the stand will not be reserved, transfers are available on the night for 2 (adults) and 1 (concessions and Under-16s) as usual.



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Monday 09 September 2002
club news
Injury update.

Kevin Cooper
Slight hamstring strain in left leg. Taken off as a precaution at Southall. Responded well to treatment in training. Was given rehab work at home and by Saturday the injury had almost completely cleared up. I expect Coops to be fit for selection next Saturday.

Joe Sheerin
Joe's toe injury is becoming legendary in the treatment room. He has been unlucky in that a player trod on that toe in training two days before the Sandhurst game. Having recovered from that setback the same thing happened at Southall! Joe no longer believes in the luck of the Irish. However, he can train and play and I expect him to be in the squad for Reading Town.

Tony Readings
Seven stitches in a head wound on the opening day at Sandhurst. Tony has been back in training and been in the squad for the past three games since being given the all-clear by the Doctor.

Simon Bassey
Simon strained a muscle behind the knee but can now play with little discomfort. He has lost nothing in his playing style as witnessed in his performance at Withdean.

Just as I have cleared the treatment room Paul Braham, our fitness coach, reported to the game on Saturday with a splinter behind his thumb nail. However, the playing side is now all OK. Just the bumps and bruises that should be expected during the course of a season.

Unless there are any injuries picked up during training this week I can look forward to relaxing and watching Emo and the lads take this League by the scruff of the neck and put together a long winning run!


John 'fingers' Harris
Sports Therapist
AFC Wimbledon



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Sunday 08 September 2002
first team news
Frimley venue switch.

FRIMLEY Green have arranged for our forthcoming away match on Saturday 28 September to be played at the AIMITA Stadium, Cherrywood Road, Farnborough, home of Farnborough Town who play in the Nationwide Conference.

The AIMITA Stadium has a capacity of 4,900, which means that there will be no need for fans to buy tickets or obtain vouchers in advance.


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Sunday 08 September 2002
first team news
Match Reaction.

AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper Glyn Shimmel downplayed the significance of his magnificent penalty save in the defeat to Withdean 2000:

"The penalty save doesn't count for anything. At the end of the day we still lost. We didn't put them under pressure and it was always clear that whoever got the first goal would go on and win."

Returning midfielder Simon Bassey said that the whole team was disappointed with the way things went:

"I don't think the manager is too happy, but we shouldn?t be happy after that performance. Our next game is not until Saturday, so we can get a couple of good training sessions under our belt and cut out the stupid mistakes."

Defender Tony Readings, who came on in the second half, defended the lone striker system:

"In the second half we tried to play one up front and it was too difficult for Joe to hold the ball up and it just kept coming back, and it was only a matter of time until they scored. If we do it properly, then I think 4-5-1 is a system we can win with, but the midfield needs to be bursting forward, supporting Joe a bit more."

Manager Terry Eames did not want to talk after the match, but chairman Kris Stewart does not feel that the side's mixed start to the season should put a dampener on promotion aspirations:

"It's difficult to say how many matches we can realistically afford to lose and still have a chance of going up. If you look at last year's table, it is only one more- but it may be a different sort of league from last season."

With injuries hitting the side in many areas, particularly up front, the chairman does not rule out bringing new players to the club:

"Every club is always on the look out for better players - to improve their side and we are no different. We get a lot of inquiries from players, playing at our level or higher. If Terry sees that there's a slot for one of those and can improve the squad or the first team then yes, we will take them on."

On a positive note, the hamstring injury that kept top scorer Kevin Cooper out of the game is improving and he expects to be back in contention for a place next Saturday against Reading Town.




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Sunday 08 September 2002
club news
Match Reaction.

AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper Glyn Shimmel downplayed the significance of his magnificent penalty save in the defeat to Withdean 2000:

"The penalty save doesn't count for anything. At the end of the day we still lost. We didn't put them under pressure and it was always clear that whoever got the first goal would go on and win."

Returning midfielder Simon Bassey said that the whole team was disappointed with the way things went:

"I don't think the manager is too happy, but we shouldn?t be happy after that performance. Our next game is not until Saturday, so we can get a couple of good training sessions under our belt and cut out the stupid mistakes."

Defender Tony Readings, who came on in the second half, defended the lone striker system:

"In the second half we tried to play one up front and it was too difficult for Joe to hold the ball up and it just kept coming back, and it was only a matter of time until they scored. If we do it properly, then I think 4-5-1 is a system we can win with, but the midfield needs to be bursting forward, supporting Joe a bit more."

Manager Terry Eames did not want to talk after the match, but chairman Kris Stewart does not feel that the side's mixed start to the season should put a dampener on promotion aspirations:

"It's difficult to say how many matches we can realistically afford to lose and still have a chance of going up. If you look at last year's table, it is only one more- but it may be a different sort of league from last season."

With injuries hitting the side in many areas, particularly up front, the chairman does not rule out bringing new players to the club:

"Every club is always on the look out for better players - to improve their side and we are no different. We get a lot of inquiries from players, playing at our level or higher. If Terry sees that there's a slot for one of those and can improve the squad or the first team then yes, we will take them on."

On a positive note, the hamstring injury that kept top scorer Kevin Cooper out of the game is improving and he expects to be back in contention for a place next Saturday against Reading Town.



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Friday 06 September 2002
first team news
Squad for Withdean.

TERRY Eames has named the following squad for the trip to Withdean tomorrow:

Glyn Shimmel, Andy Bell, Keith Ward, Dave Towse, Danny Oakins, Sim Johnstone, Lee Sidwell, Lee Passmore, Neil Robson, Simon Bassey, Andy Sullivan, Joe Sherrin, Dave Fry, Glen Mulcaire, Tony Readings, Carlo Castronovo.

Terry commented:

"I am looking forward to Saturday - Withdean are a very good side, but so are we, they are built on the same principles as us - they want to play good football,unlike Southall who were just trying to intimidate from the first minute. However, what I did learn from our last game was that we are a match for any team whether they want to 'play football' or not. Unfortunately we will be without Kevin Cooper who has a hamstring injury which is a big loss considering the form he has recently been showing.

On another note Ally Russell and Sean Marshall have left the club without kicking a ball for us competitively. In Ally's case it was bad judement by myself thinking he would be able to cope in coming from a minor sussex side to our 'full-on' exposure. Sean's demands did not meet my requirement of him. I wish both the best, but also feel they will live to regret their decisions."



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Wednesday 04 September 2002
first team news
Injury latest.

BOTH AFC Wimbledon's starting strikers had to be substituted in last night's 0-0 draw with Southall and Dons Manager Terry Eames has injury worries ahead of Saturday's tough trip to Withdean 2000. Whilst top scorer Kevin Cooper's slight hamstring strain should not keep him out of that match, there is more concern over club captain Joe Sheerin. Manager Terry Eames commented after last night's draw with Southall:

"Joe has got to go and have an x-ray on his toe and so he could be doubtful for Saturday. He had a bad injury a few years ago and he has got a pin in the toe and someone trod on it today. But we have a squad of people and we have to go on."




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Wednesday 04 September 2002
first team news
Terry Eames remains upbeat despite draw.

DONS manager Terry Eames drew positives from last night's disappointing 0-0 draw against Southall. Commenting after the match, Terry said:


"The boys battled together and we got a clean sheet out of it. We've got a good side here and they showed today that they can work as a team, not just as individuals and that showed the togetherness of the squad now. I though Sim Johnson and Danny Oaken today were superb and Glyn Shimmel has done ever so well in goal. But to be honest, it wasn't a very good game. We didn't play that well, but we battled. There were two teams out there that were battling to get something out of it and that just evened things out. They were strong and they gave what they had to give, but they didn't have a chance in the game, while we had two or three and we perhaps should have taken one of these. We needed three points and we only got one so I'm disappointed."

"I honestly think that the referee was dreadful. He was probably the worst official that I've ever seen. You expect the odd bad official at this standard, but he was dreadful."

Midfielder Neil Robson, who scored one of the Dons' three goals in last Saturday's win over Hartley Wintney was disappointed with the result:

"We are a bit disappointed, a bit down. We felt we should have done better. The final passes should have been better. We worked well and worked hard and at times were unfortunate but they didn't have a shot."

Defender Sim Johnston accepted that tonight's match could set a pattern for teams playing against the AFC Wimbledon this season:

"It was a tough game, but you have to come away to these places and pick up what you can. What we have to face is that lots of teams are going to be just this way. With this type of game, we just have to grind out a result, but we can come away happy with the first clean sheet of the season. Our spirit is good and we are genuinely frustrated that we did not win, but roll on Saturday, because Withdean is going to be one of the big tests."

Asked about his magnificent goal from fully 30 yards on Saturday, Johnston said:

"It was a special moment. Having the crowd there was incredible. I've never scored a goal in front of three and a half thousand people and I don't think I'll ever score a goal like that again, but I'll give it a go."




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Tuesday 03 September 2002
club news
Coach travel to Withdean match.

A supporters coach is travelling to the match against Withdean 2000 on Saturday 7 September. Details as follows:

12.00 Departure from Wimbledon Theatre
14.00 Arrival at ground
17.00 Departure directly after end of game


10.00 for Adults 5.00 for concessions.

To book text or phone 07950-763566


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Tuesday 03 September 2002
club news
Feltham match rearranged.

THE home match against Feltham scheduled to be played on Wednesday 11 September has been rearranged for Wednesday 23 October. Confirmation of the match against Brimsdown in the London Senior Cup is expected today and will be posted here on the official website as soon as the club receives it.


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Monday 02 September 2002
first team news
Dons on tour.

FOLLOWING a number of enquires to the office today we are pleased to confirm that the forthcoming matches against Southall and Withdean 2000 are not voucher only entry, both Chalfont St Peter and Worthing are large grounds and there should be no problems accommodating all supporters wishing to attend either game.

The entry prices for the games are:


Southall - Adults 5 concessions (OAPs/ under 16's) 2.

Withdean - Adults 7 Concessions (OAPs/ under 16's) 4.



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Sunday 01 September 2002
first team news
Dons delighted with win.

MANAGER Terry Eames was in a buoyant mood following the 3-1 victory over Hartley Wintney:

"I'm very satisfied with today's result and performance. The squad is really gelling now and Kevin Cooper and Joe Sheerin are leading the line well and
have developed something of a telepathic relationship, they always seem to know where the other one is.

I've also got to mention the performance of Glyn Shimell, our new goalkeeper. I couldn't have asked for more from a debut. He made an important save at the
start of the second half, when it was still 1-0, had that gone in it would have changed the complexion of the game completely.

He's very committed which is what you need at this level. As for Sim's goal, well that was a bit special. He won't get many like that in his career. I'm not sure if he was supposed to be that far forward, but it was some strike and topped an excellent performance from both him and the team.

Now we have just got to build on today and get a good result at Southall."




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Sunday 01 September 2002
first team news
Dons beside the sea.

AFC Wimbledon's match AWAY to high-flying Withdean 2000 will be played at Worthing FC.


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Sunday 01 September 2002
club news
Kit latest.

THE first 300 home and away shirts have now arrived. If you have pre-ordered your shirt and was amongst the first 300 orders processed, and have specified delivery, your shirt will be sent this week.

If you have asked for it to be held for collection it will be available for at the next home game played at Kingsmeadow against Feltham on Wednesday 11 September.

The remaining pre-orders will be available for collection at the match against Reading Town on Saturday 14 September. At the same time there will also be shirts available for general sale.

We thank you for your continued patience as we attempt to satisfy the overwhelming demand for shirts as soon as possible!



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