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In focus: AFC Wimbledon

30 June 2017

We are continuing our in-depth look into all of the opponents we will be facing this year in the 2017-18 Sky Bet League One season, this time looking at AFC Wimbledon.

LAST SEASON

Final position: 15th in League One (7th in League Two in 2015-16)

Biggest win: 5-1 v Bury (November 19, 2016)

Worst loss: 0-4 v Sheffield United (February 4, 2017)

Checkatrade Trophy: 1st Round (knocked out by Brighton & Hove Albion on December 6, 2016)

FA Cup: 3rd Round (knocked out by Sutton United on January 17, 2017)

League Cup: 1st Round (knocked out by Peterborough United on August 9, 2016)

MAN IN CHARGE

Neal Ardley

Teams played for: Wimbledon (1991-2002), Watford (2002-2005), Cardiff (2005-2006), Millwall (2006-2007)

Teams managed: AFC Wimbledon (2012 - present)

Stats so far at Wimbledon for Ardley…

Teams

From

To

Games

Won

Drawn

Lost

Win %

AFC Wimbledon

10/10/12

Present

249

83

76

90

33.3


TRANSFER NEWS

IN: Nik Tzanev (Brentford, free), Kwesi Appiah (Crystal Palace, free), Deji Oshilaja (Cardiff, free), Cody McDonald (Gillingham, free)

OUT: Tom Elliott (Millwall, free), Sean Kelly (Ross County, free), Dom Poleon (Bradford, undisclosed fee)

RELEASED: Tom Beere, Dannie Bulman, David Fitzpatrick, Dan Gallagher, George Oakley, Chris Robertson, James Shea

*Correct as of June 29, 2017

KEY & NOTABLE PLAYERS

Captain: Barry Fuller

Player of the year: Tom Elliott

Most appearances: Lyle Taylor (41(9))

Top goal scorer: Lyle Taylor (14)

*Stats are from all competitions in the 2016-17 campaign

STADIUM

The Cherry Red Records Stadium (Kingsmeadow)

Capacity: 4,850

Distance from Highbury: 264 miles

HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD

 

Fleetwood Town Wins

Draws

AFC Wimbledon Wins

League

0

5

5

Cup

0

0

0

Total

0

5

5

*Correct as of June 29, 2017

SKY BET ODDS

We've taken a look at the latest Sky Bet odds ahead of the League One campaign to see how the bookmakers think the Wombles will fare in 2017-18.

Outcome

Position

Odds

League winner

19th

33/1

Promotion

17th

10/1

Top six

18th

4/1

Relegation

8th

4/1

*Correct as of June 29, 2017

Watch Town take on AFC Wimbledon at Highbury Stadium in 2017/18, as well as 22 other Sky Bet League opponents, by becoming a Season Ticket holder.

Adult season tickets start from just £220, Senior season tickets start from £150, with Under 18s and Student season tickets priced at £50. 

This means that Adults can watch Fleetwood Town from just £9.56 per game, Seniors from just £6.52 and Under 18s and Students from just £2.17. 

Season tickets can be purchased in person at the club shop/ticket office at Highbury Stadium, over the phone by calling 01253 775080, or by visiting www.ftfcstore.com.


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