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THE DAVE BASSETT INTERVIEW

DAVE ‘HARRY’ BASSETT symbolises the unforgettable Wimbledon FC story from non-league to Division One. ‘Harry’ in this extensive interview with WDSA originally in 2012 relives those extraordinary times of the ‘Crazy Gang’, his debt to Allen Batsford, his memories of the iconic Dons’ players, the most talented player he ever coached, his battles with Sam Hammam, leaving for Watford, the FA Cup victory, his views on Milton Keynes and the question we all keep asking: whether AFC Wimbledon can do a ‘Wimbledon’ and climb the leagues.

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THE DAVE BASSETT INTERVIEW

DAVE ‘HARRY’ BASSETT symbolises the unforgettable Wimbledon FC story from non-league to Division One. ‘Harry’ in this extensive interview with WDSA originally in 2012 relives those extraordinary times of the ‘Crazy Gang’, his debt to Allen Batsford, his memories of the iconic Dons’ players, the most talented player he ever coached, his battles with Sam Hammam, leaving for Watford, the FA Cup victory, his views on Milton Keynes and the question we all keep asking: whether AFC Wimbledon can do a ‘Wimbledon’ and climb the leagues.

THE DEREK FRENCH INTERVIEW

PHYSIO Derek French had his work cut out in Wimbledon’s madcap Crazy Gang era. In this interview with WDSA ‘Frenchie’ talks about working under Dave Bassett, his role in bringing Vinnie Jones to the Dons and his times afterwards under Bassett at Sheffield United.
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THE DAVE BASSETT INTERVIEW

DAVE ‘HARRY’ BASSETT symbolises the unforgettable Wimbledon FC story from non-league to Division One. ‘Harry’ in this extensive interview with WDSA originally in 2012 relives those extraordinary times of the ‘Crazy Gang’, his debt to Allen Batsford, his memories of the iconic Dons’ players, the most talented player he ever coached, his battles with Sam Hammam, leaving for Watford, the FA Cup victory, his views on Milton Keynes and the question we all keep asking: whether AFC Wimbledon can do a ‘Wimbledon’ and climb the leagues.

THE DEREK FRENCH INTERVIEW

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THE DAVE ANDERSON INTERVIEW

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THIRTY YEARS OF WDSA

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.

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.

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.

WILL TO SUCCEED

TWO significant things happened in Wimbledon's season at Kingsmeadow on Saturday. The Dons .. finally .. got one over Accrington Stanley, but more importantly, a debut was savoured that could have far-reaching ramifications for the future of the Club.

STAG PARTY

I have to declare my hand early. Despite the loss, I really enjoyed this game, or at least the second half, writes The Wizard of Oz.

NOT PRETTY, UGLY, BUT REQUIRED

"THAT was awful”, said the guy at the station,”but at least we got the three points”. Which was true, but a tad unfair, as the playing surface had a big influence on this game, writes The Wizard of Oz.

IT’S MO-VEMBER TIME