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WOMBLES DOWNUNDER #212

WHAT does a Wimbledon promotion winning squad look like? That’s the question posed in the WDSA’s latest Wombles Downunder newsletter, out now.

Opinion

SIZE OF THE FIGHT IN THE DOG

SAMMY MOORE epitomised AFC Wimbledon. He loved to compete, right up to the final whistle. Dons fans and team-mates loved that about ‘Sideways Sammy’. That’s why his parting of the ways carries an emotional significance.

Match Day

PROGRESS .. SORT OF

NEAL ARDLEY’s number might come up next week against dead-ducks Cheltenham Town and while we might not be fretting about relegation, four more points than last season is progress for Wimbledon …. so why doesn’t it feel that way?

Match Day

TIME FOR NASTY DONS?

WIMBLEDON’s players are just too nice and need to get a bit nasty. That’s not the unembroidered view from the punters on the terraces. That’s straight from the gaffer Neal Ardley.

Match Day

ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

ON the day Matt Tubbs returned to Kingsmeadow his replacement is still without a goal after 11 appearances but instigated the winner over Portsmouth on Saturday as Wimbledon broke through beyond the safety of 50 points.

Match Day

WHO’S GOING TO TELL BAYO?

A game of missed penalties. Bayo Akinfenwa misses his second spot kick in a month and James Shea keeps out Cambridge United’s effort to give Wimbledon a point for their 11th clean sheet of the season.

Analysis

THIS GAME WAS A CRACKER

FROM champagne football in the first half to stale beer in the second and a wonderful piece of vintage Connolly in the dying seconds, this game was a cracker. Match analysis by The Wizard of Oz.

Match Day

WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING

DAVID CONNOLLY’s first goal for Wimbledon in almost 13 years clinched an exhilarating 3-2 win over promotion hopefuls Luton Town at Kingsmeadow to continue a late-season revival and sustain hopes of a play-offs push with 15 games left.

Match Day

DONS TAKE FIZZ OUT OF BREWERS

IT’s some turnaround when Wimbledon can return to the scene of a hideous flogging and come away with a stoic point and in the process defy in-form leaders Burton Albion playing with 10 men for a great chunk of the game.

Match Day

SIX MONTHS ON

IF you want evidence as to how much Wimbledon’s season has evolved, go back six months to the opening game against Shrewsbury Town: six first-choice players from that match, around half the team, started in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Newport County at Kingsmeadow.

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    Wombles Downunder issue #212 now available

    Wombles Downunder has been chronicling Wimbledon FC since 1985 and has forged a reputation as a quality original fanzine.
    In the latest issue, we pose the question: what does a promotion squad look like and we look at the stand-off over Adebayo Akinfenwa and Singapore Don pulls no punches in his extensive season wrap.

    And there's so much more as you will discover ....

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