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Can we get back on track?

Wimbledon Win
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Ipswich Win
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Draw
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AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

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Tuesday 11th February 2020 – 19:45


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Pre Match Thoughts - Mike



Slipping Away


Our Third successive defeat in the space of Twelve hideous days has seen us slip out of the top Six for the first time this season, while defeats at Sunderland & Rotherham are hardly inexcusable it has still been very disappointing to say the least, none more so than the home debacle against Peterborough Utd last week. The problem is when you get Three poor results on the bounce it starts to look all doom and gloom and understandably so, I have always said league tables don't lie (except where Wycombe are concerned) so at this moment in time we are not good enough for the top Six in the Third tier of English football and that has to be a concern for everyone connected to this once great club.

I missed the game at Sunderland but listening to TV reports and reading articles etc we looked like we killed them in the first half and played some good stuff into the bargain, reading the news feed on BBC website it was crazy, shot from Nolan, shot from Kenlock, shot from Norwood, shot from Donacien, etc etc, it looked to be one way traffic throughout that half, typically though when well on top we once again fail to find the net or the goal our dominance deserved and you just kinda know what is coming after the break. This has been an all too familiar occurrence throughout this frustrating season and as such we are our own worst enemies as we find ourselves slipping off the pace at the crucial time.

Quite why we have so many games of Two halves baffles me somewhat, from looking capable of beating anyone one minute to a bunch of unfit pub players the next ? It just keeps on happening and if we cannot find a solution to it over the final Fourteen games we may well even do the inexplicable and miss out on the top Six, that for me would be abject failure and something I for one most definitely did not believe was possible given our squad strength.

Of course it is easy to get knee jerk in circumstances like this but the truth is we ares till in touch, Five points off the top Two is nothing in the grand scheme of things but it is now well and truly out of our hands, we need things to go our way and I must confess to feeling the automatic places are now gone, we have left ourselves too much to do and others are in prime form and also have games in hand, we need to accept we are battling for a play off spot and a dream trip to Wembley, it can still be a glorious season, more of that in the future though.

On the plus side of things we now only have Two games left against what we see as the top sides in this division, Portsmouth & Coventry, both at home. We have generally done very well against the lesser or middle of the road teams both home and away so the likes of Wimbledon, Burton, Oxford, Blackpool, Bristol Rovers, Southend, Bolton, Shrewsbury, Rochdale, Doncaster & MK Dons are all beatable and should hold no fear, this is where we have excelled more often than not, there is Thirty Three points right there and we have to go for the lot of them and at our best we'd win them all, how much do we want it ? Do we believe and still have the confidence ? Can everyone, the fans included stay united when we need to the most ? All questions that need a positive answer and if we do we have a good chance of at the very least getting into the top Six, all is not lost by any means even if it does feel that way right now, had we gone to Sunderland and been taken apart it may be a different scenario but we weren't, we played some decent stuff and created plenty for once.


The Wins Have To Start Now......


The first of those Three point must win games creeps up on us quickly as we head to Wimbledon FC on Tuesday evening, at the time of obtaining my ticket of the meagre 750 on offer I thought how lucky I was, now I am not so sure, I feel more like one of those being tortured with the worst punishment possible, however a good win and Three points will make it all worthwhile, anything else will be a disaster from which we may not recover.

Paul Lambert has taken a bit of stick for his comments about slipping out of the top Six possibly being a good thing and I totally get where he is coming from, don't get me wrong I would rather we hadn't but I know why he said it and it may just work in our favour. Let's not suddenly pretend we are not capable of beating the likes of Wimbledon because we are, every day of the week, we just need to apply ourselves correctly, have the belief and go and get the job done, yes they are fighting for their lives but we should be wining this game, no excuses.

I think we will win, I don't think it will be a stroll, it never is an easy ride with Town but I am going for a 2-1 win with a brace from James Norwood who owes us one after his terrible miss at Sunderland on Saturday which could have made things oh so different. Keep believing, it can still be done. COYB'S.



The Opposition – AFC Wimbledon



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On 28 May 2002, the Football Association backed a 2–1 decision by the three-man independent, arbitration commission they had appointed to allow Wimbledon F.C. to relocate north to the new town of Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire; a decision influenced, among other factors, by claims from Wimbledon chairman Charles Koppel that such a move was necessary in order to prevent the club from going bankrupt. The F.A. forbade any right of appeal against the decision.

Although the absence of a ground in Milton Keynes meeting Football League criteria meant that the club were unable to physically move for over a year, major organised protests at the decision continued to be held by Wimbledon's traditional local support and a boycott of the club's home matches at Selhurst Park meant attendances dwindled immediately.

Following the F.A.'s announcement of their decision, a group of Wimbledon supporters led by Kris Stewart and fellow founding members Marc Jones and Trevor Williams met in The Fox and Grapes pub on Wimbledon Common to plan what was to be done next as part of the protest. It was agreed that as there was no right of appeal, the only option was to start the club again from scratch. On 30 May 2002 the idea was put forward in a Wimbledon Independent Supporters' Association meeting to create a new community-based club named AFC Wimbledon and an appeal for funds was launched.

On 13 June 2002, a new manager, a playing strip and badge based on that of the original Wimbledon FC, and a stadium were unveiled to fans and the media at the packed-out Wimbledon Community Centre. In order to assemble a competitive team at very short notice, AFC Wimbledon held player trials on 29 June 2002 on Wimbledon Common, open to any unattached player who felt he was good enough to try out for the team. The event attracted 230 hopeful players, from whom the club's squad for their inaugural season was eventually chosen.

In the 2002–03 season, AFC Wimbledon competed in the Combined Counties League Premier Division under the management of former Wimbledon F.C. player Terry Eames, who was appointed on 13 June 2002. Their first ever game, a pre-season friendly against Sutton United on 10 July 2002, resulted in a 4–0 loss in front of a crowd of 4,657. At the end of their debut season, AFC Wimbledon finished third in the league and narrowly failed to win promotion to the Isthmian League First Division, despite a strong end to the season that involved winning their final 11 league fixtures.

In 2003–04, AFC Wimbledon won their first 21 league games before a 2–2 draw against Sandhurst Town on 10 January 2004, giving them 32 consecutive wins in league games over two seasons. Manager Terry Eames was suspended on 13 February 2004 and sacked five days later on the grounds of gross misconduct, after evidence was produced which showed him to have firstly made unauthorised and untrue representations to a number of the coaching staff, secondly, that he had falsely informed members of the coaching staff that the club had decided not to support his plans for youth football and required him to make immediate budgetary cut-backs and thirdly that he dispensed with the services of members of the coaching staff citing untrue reasons. Assistant manager Nick English took charge with immediate effect. The team went on to finish as champions of the Combined Counties League with an unbeaten record for the season of 42 wins and four draws.

Dave Anderson was appointed as new manager on 11 May 2004. Under his leadership AFC Wimbledon took their good form into the 2004–05 season during which they competed in the Isthmian League First Division — they remained top of the division for the duration of the season, and were convincing title-winners, sealing promotion to the League's Premier Division. Over the course of the season, AFC Wimbledon set a new record for the longest run of unbeaten league games at any level of senior football in the United Kingdom. The team remained unbeaten for 78 league matches between 22 February 2003 (a 2–0 defeat at home to Withdean 2000) and 4 December 2004 (a 2–0 defeat at Cray Wanderers).

The 2005–06 season proved far more competitive than previous seasons – as after winning their first few games, AFC Wimbledon found themselves struggling to remain in the play-off places. However, a 2–1 defeat at Fisher Athletic on 2 May 2006 prevented the club from achieving three back-to-back promotions.

Much of the 2006–07 season was overshadowed by the threat of a proposed 18-point deduction by the FA for the club's fielding of Jermaine Darlington who, it transpired, had not been registered correctly by the club and had therefore played in three games whilst still officially ineligible. However, this punishment was eventually reduced to a three-point deduction and a £400 fine on appeal, after the FA finally acknowledged that the club had made a simple administrative error. Although AFC Wimbledon did enough to qualify for the play-offs, they once again missed out on promotion, this time as a result of losing 1–0 to Bromley in the play-off semi-final on 1 May 2007. Manager Dave Anderson subsequently left the club by mutual consent on 2 May 2007.

Terry Brown was appointed as the new AFC Wimbledon manager on 15 May 2007. During 2007–08, he led the club to promotion to the Conference South in his first season in charge, a feat which predecessor Dave Anderson had proved unable to achieve, having lost two consecutive play-off final opportunities in the previous two seasons. The Dons made steady progress throughout the season, qualifying for the play-offs after finishing third in the League and going through to win the play-off final.
AFC Wimbledon spent most of the 2008–09 season near the top of the league table, eventually finishing as champions and earning promotion to the Conference Premier.

The 2009–10 season was the club's first in the Conference Premier. Overall the Dons finished eighth, 14 points short of the play-off zone. This was the first season in which the club had failed to make the top five in the league table.

In 2010–11 AFC Wimbledon finished as runners-up of the Conference Premier, qualifying for the play-offs and reaching the play-off final. In the play-off final at the City of Manchester Stadium on 21 May 2011, in front of a crowd of 18,195, AFC Wimbledon beat Luton Town 4–3 in a penalty shoot-out, after the match had ended 0–0 in extra time. The victory resulted in promotion to the Football League for the first time and represented the club's fifth promotion in nine years. The club's achievement of attaining League status after just nine seasons of existence is considered to be one of the fastest ascents for a new club since automatic promotion to the Football League first commenced in the 1980s. AFC Wimbledon also hold the record of being the first club to be formed in the 21st century to make it into the Football League, making them the youngest club in the Football League by some distance.

The 2011–12 season saw AFC Wimbledon's promotion to League Two. The team started the season well, winning seven out of their first 12 matches, but failed to keep the momentum going and had a poor run, eventually finishing the season ranking 16th, 10 points clear of the relegation zone.

The 2012–13 campaign marked the 10th anniversary of AFC Wimbledon's inaugural season. After an abysmal start to the season, manager Terry Brown was sacked on 19 September 2012 along with assistant manager Stuart Cash, with AFC Wimbledon sitting just above the relegation zone.

First team coach Simon Bassey took over as caretaker manager with immediate effect. Bassey was in charge just four matches, however, before former Wimbledon player Neal Ardley was appointed as Terry Brown's permanent replacement on 10 October 2012. The Dons secured their Football League status on the final day of the 2012–13 season, despite having started the day in the relegation zone.

In the 2013–14 season the club had a disappointing season overall, only managing to replicate the 20th placed league finish of the season before after the club were docked three points for the ineligible fielding of Jake Nicholson after failing to obtain international clearance for him after he joined from Scottish Championship side Greenock Morton on 19 February 2014.

The 2014–15 season saw AFC Wimbledon finished the season in a mediocre 15th place after a disappointing run of form saw them finish the season without a win in their last eight league fixtures.

The 2015–16 season was AFC Wimbledon's fifth consecutive season in League Two. Despite getting the season off to a mediocre start, the Dons finished the season strongly, winning seven out of their last 10 league matches to ensure that the club would confirm their highest ever League Two finish of seventh place and qualification to the 2016 Football League play-offs. They beat Accrington Stanley in the Semi’s and this win earned them a place in the play-off final at Wembley Stadium against Plymouth Argyle. The fixture was scheduled for 30 May 2016, exactly 14 years to the day since the club's foundation. AFC Wimbledon ultimately triumphed 2–0 on the day in front of a crowd of 57,956.

The 2016–17 season saw AFC Wimbledon compete in League One for the first time in their history. Promotion also placed AFC Wimbledon in the same division as Milton Keynes Dons, who had simultaneously been relegated from the Championship. This ensured the club would face Milton Keynes Dons for the first time at Kingsmeadow which they did on 14 March 2017, going on to triumph 2–0. The club ultimately finished 15th in the league, after a disappointing slump saw them win just five out of their last 22 league matches between January and April.

AFC Wimbledon made an equally slow start to the 2017–18 campaign, managing just five wins in their first 20 league matches between August and December. On 13 December 2017, the club received a further boost after being granted permission to begin work on constructing a new 11,000-seater stadium (which could be expanded to hold up to 20,000 in the future) on the site of Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium. The club was eventually able to secure another season in League One with a draw in their penultimate game, meaning that for the first time, AFC Wimbledon would be playing in a higher division than the Milton Keynes Dons, who were relegated that season.

AFC Wimbledon saw a disastrous start to the 2018–19 season, losing twelve of their first seventeen league games. Manager Neal Ardley departed the club by mutual agreement on 12 November 2018 after a tenure of 6 years, 1 month, 2 days, making him the longest serving manager to date. Ardley was replaced by Wally Downes. After being rooted to the bottom of the table for most of 2019, they lost only 1 of their last 12 league games to lift them out of the relegation zone, ultimately staying up on goal difference on the last day of the season after a 0–0 draw with already relegated Bradford City.




The Manager – Glyn Hodges




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Form Guide




AFC Wimbledon Last 5 Matches Currently in 20th place with 28 points




11 Jan Portsmouth 2 - 1 AFC Wimbledon


18 Jan AFC Wimbledon 1 - 0 Peterborough


28 Jan AFC Wimbledon 2 - 2 Burton Albion


1 Feb Accrington 2 - 1 AFC Wimbledon


8 Feb AFC Wimbledon 1 - 2 Fleetwood





Ipswich Last 5 Matches – Currently in 7th place with 48 points




18 Jan Tranmere 1 - 2 Ipswich Town


25 Jan Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Lincoln City


28 Jan Rotherham 1 - 0 Ipswich Town


1 Feb Ipswich Town 1 - 4 Peterborough


8 Feb Sunderland 1 - 0 Ipswich Town





Match Referee – Carig Hicks



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AFC WIMBLEDON 0 IPSWICH TOWN 1

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Post by MasseyFerguson » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:57 pm

I can't see anything but a win. It would spell utter disaster for us not to get all three points.

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Post by AylesburyBlue » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:18 pm

Does anyone want my ticket? - pretty much sums up my mood at the minute.

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Post by Charnwood » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:47 pm

If we’re going to stay in the promotion race we need three wins in our next four games v Wimbledon (A) , Burton Albion (H), Oxford United (H) and Blackpool (A), we have to believe this is possible and If it’s achieved we’re back in the hunt.

Anything less and we’re staring in the face of a slump into mid table mediocrity which would be painful for all of us given our positive start to the current campaign.

All is not lost yet, don’t give up guys.

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Post by number 9 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:07 am

Charnwood wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:47 pm
If we’re going to stay in the promotion race we need three wins in our next four games v Wimbledon (A) , Burton Albion (H), Oxford United (H) and Blackpool (A), we have to believe this is possible and If it’s achieved we’re back in the hunt.

Anything less and we’re staring in the face of a slump into mid table mediocrity which would be painful for all of us given our positive start to the current campaign.

All is not lost yet, don’t give up guys.
Sorry Charny, but I can't see three wins from those games:

Wimbledon Draw
Burton Draw
Oxford Loss
Blackpool Loss

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Post by Shed on tour » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:14 am

Will be at Kingsmeadow tomorrow night.
Prediction: Result God knows. If we lose no doubt come Wednesday morning somebody from the club will be saying there are still 13 games to go and we will put things right on Saturday.

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Post by tangfastic » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:46 am

From Mike’s preview

Paul Lambert has taken a bit of stick for his comments about slipping out of the top Six possibly being a good thing and I totally get where he is coming from,

Look I get that also - but I can’t help think that’s sounds better coming from a fan rather than the manager. It’s obviously not part of a managerial strategy and undesirable. It also says something about the mentality of his players that they couldn’t deal with the pressure of Top Two or Top Six. So whilst I understand his reasoning, it’s weak and can understand the criticism. Also, if he’s saying we’re better of being the hunter rather than the hunted then he should have said that after we’ve put some wins together and were closing in on the top sides - NOT directly after we’ve lost three in a row to our rivals and been hunted down ourselves.
Can’t call the AFC Wimbledon result - any three results are very possible, but very reasonable to expect a win. I don’t think we’re in a position to now shrug and say “we’ve got no divine right to beat anybody” - if our only chance is to beat crap sides, then we have to beat this crappy side. I’m going for a scrappy 1-0 win.

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Post by Dubai Blue » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:40 am

Come on guys this is not rocket science. The managers job is to emphasise the positive, always. Furthermore it's not his job to slag off the players in public, people that he has to have a close working relationship with. He is not the mouthpiece of the fans. The fans have their own mouthpieces and some are more than adequate to the task :wink:

So IMO there is no need to comment that PL should say this or say that. He is just doing his job.

What is said behind closed doors is another matter of course but we have no right to know anything about that until we read about it in an autobiography later.

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Post by tangfastic » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:53 am

Dubai Blue wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:40 am
Come on guys this is not rocket science. The managers job is to emphasise the positive, always. Furthermore it's not his job to slag off the players in public, people that he has to have a close working relationship with. He is not the mouthpiece of the fans. The fans have their own mouthpieces and some are more than adequate to the task :wink:

So IMO there is no need to comment that PL should say this or say that. He is just doing his job.

What is said behind closed doors is another matter of course but we have no right to know anything about that until we read about it in an autobiography later.
The interviews are only part of his job - the major part of his job is to squeeze as much out of his squad as possible to get results. If he was doing that better - he could say what he wanted without hardly a murmur back.

I agree with him not slagging off players in public. Lambert does that and deserves more from players for that.

Personally, I do believe we are allowed to comment on what PL has said - why have a press conference in the first place if his words are worthless or not discussable?

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Post by marko69 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:03 am

A clip from Paul Lamberts autobiography:

“Ah didnae really want to write this. Al go if ye want me to. Ye want me to go? You can go read someone else’s story if ye want. Av no even goat a story. Ah played fur Dortmund ye Ken. Aye. Ah know stuff.”

Hoping Paul quickly settles down on the realisation that no help is coming from Mevans and he just dedicates his time on instilling belief into his very capable squad that they’re good enough. Starting at Wimbledon (if it’s not rain, wind, or snowed off.)

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Post by nicscreamer » Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:40 am

The problem with Paul Lambert is "you think your better than me pal? I know im better than you, you want some? I will give you some if you want some Pal! "

Simples.....

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Post by marko69 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:49 am

nicscreamer wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:40 am
The problem with Paul Lambert is "you think your better than me pal? I know im better than you, you want some? I will give you some if you want some Pal! "

Simples.....
Think he just can’t take on board any criticism whatsoever. And his back goes up very quickly. Check out some Stoke City press conferences.

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Post by Dazzz67 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:53 pm

I hate to say this but a draw, do not think we have it in us to win this at an unpredictable bunch of Wombles.

I hope I am wrong, and if we win I will buy PL a pint of IRN BRU when I next see him lol

Can see you little eyes lighting up at that little offer eh Marko :-)

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Post by saint jude » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:09 pm

Instinctively voted for us to win it. Didn't p*ss around with viewing last five opposition scores or anything such. Besides it's what happens on the day not what they've got up to before the event. We've been sub-standard just recent, three games with zero score and falling away from the top reaches of the league so you got to put it aside and remain optimistic. Otherwise, what's the freakin' point.

Wimbledon 2 Town 3

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Post by Dubai Blue » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:21 pm

tangfastic wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:53 am
Dubai Blue wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:40 am
Come on guys this is not rocket science. The managers job is to emphasise the positive, always. Furthermore it's not his job to slag off the players in public, people that he has to have a close working relationship with. He is not the mouthpiece of the fans. The fans have their own mouthpieces and some are more than adequate to the task :wink:

So IMO there is no need to comment that PL should say this or say that. He is just doing his job.

What is said behind closed doors is another matter of course but we have no right to know anything about that until we read about it in an autobiography later.
why have a press conference in the first place if his words are worthless or not discussable?
Many's the time I've wondered exactly that. Mostly they are a waste of time. An obligation for the TV companies and papers.

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Post by Andym » Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:32 pm

3-0 win. 2 up after 15 minutes. 3 up by half time. Easy.

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Post by tangfastic » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:18 pm

Andym wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:32 pm
3-0 win. 2 up after 15 minutes. 3 up by half time. Easy.
:) You spent all day smoking something whilst listening to Ron Geesin?

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Post by Charnwood » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:58 pm

Well I hope you guys predicting a win have it right cos looking at the up to date league table it’s only the top 6 showing any form and stringing wins together.

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Post by Andym » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:00 pm

tangfastic wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:18 pm
Andym wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:32 pm
3-0 win. 2 up after 15 minutes. 3 up by half time. Easy.
:) You spent all day smoking something whilst listening to Ron Geesin?
Yep. Just a normal day.... 😁

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Post by marko69 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:07 pm

Dazzz67 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:53 pm
I hope I am wrong, and if we win I will buy PL a pint of IRN BRU when I next see him lol

Can see you little eyes lighting up at that little offer eh Marko :-)
:lol: I’d like to see and hear his press conference after a pint of irn bru, Dazzz. :lol:

After a 2-0 win:
“Nice win, Paul.”
“Aye, Aye, too right, could’ve been 6 nil. NO, no, 8 nil, Aye, 8. Maybe even 9 or TEN, Aye, 10 nil man!” (Whilst unable to sit still)

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:03 am

New ground for me tonight, if you can call it a ground !!! Not sure what line up to expect but I suspect something like this.....

..............................Holy.................................


Woolfy,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Chambo.....................Wilson


Donacien......Downes.......Huws..............Kenlock

...........................Nolan.............................

.................Norwood...........Jackson.................

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Post by Frosty » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:30 am

Pity it’s not the Holy See in goal Mike.

They are brilliant at tidying up loose balls .....

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Post by nicscreamer » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:57 am

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:03 am
New ground for me tonight, if you can call it a ground !!! Not sure what line up to expect but I suspect something like this.....

..............................Holy.................................


Woolfy,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Chambo.....................Wilson


Donacien......Downes.......Huws..............Kenlock

...........................Nolan.............................

.................Norwood...........Jackson.................
Seems like a sensible lineup. All we really need is some f**king goals to be scored by our guys.... That's the biggest issue for me at the moment. If we score, we will win tonight, its that simple

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by patthegimp » Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:44 pm

Will listen to mat h tonight with none of the usual butterflies-exlectingnothing but another loss 2-0 Wombles. Two break aways with our usual huffing and puffing with no end result. Move Wolfy up to centre forward. 😊👍

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by marko69 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:08 pm

patthegimp wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:44 pm
Will listen to mat h tonight with none of the usual butterflies-exlectingnothing but another loss 2-0 Wombles. Two break aways with our usual huffing and puffing with no end result. Move Wolfy up to centre forward. 😊👍
Then it’ll be 4-1 Wombles, Pat.

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by patthegimp » Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:33 pm

:mrgreen: 😁😁👍

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by derick_ipsw » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:58 pm

Earl in for Kenlock, Jackson in for Keane, Huws in for Nolan.

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by JohnnyB » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:17 pm

derick_ipsw wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:58 pm
Earl in for Kenlock, Jackson in for Keane, Huws in for Nolan.
Is Earl playing left back?

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by TODD66 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:34 pm

So folks do I brave a tenner on watching or just suffer with the radio??

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Re: AFC Wimbledon vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Charnwood » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:36 pm

Any idea on how this eleven line up ? Conventional 4:4:2 maybe ?

1Holy
4Chambers
5Wilson
28Woolfenden
8Skuse
2Donacien
21Downes
44Huws
3Earl
10Norwood
9Jackson

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