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THE DAVE ANDERSON INTERVIEW

DAVE ANDERSON is credited with taking AFC Wimbledon from pub team status to a semi-professional outfit in his three years as manager. In this extensive interview with WDSA Dave tells of the shock he found taking over the club, the pressure of the record 78-game unbeaten run, the best players he signed, THAT flying tray of sandwiches at Walton, the Jermaine Darlington points-deduction saga, his play-off heartaches and how it led to his exit from AFC Wimbledon, his thoughts on Neal Ardley, Simon Bassey and Erik Samuelson, his role in James Shea coming to Kingsmeadow, his decision to retire from the dug-out at age 52 and what he does with himself in ‘retirement.’

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WOMBLES DOWNUNDER #226

THE latest Wombles Downunder fanzine seeks answers to what all Wimbledon supporters want to know: where are those missing goals?

WDSA SEASON PUNDITS POLL

WDSA’s contributors and long-time Dons’ fans and legends offer their predictions for this season’s League One (top six, where AFC Wimbledon will finish and the star player) …
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THE DAVE ANDERSON INTERVIEW

DAVE ANDERSON is credited with taking AFC Wimbledon from pub team status to a semi-professional outfit in his three years as manager. In this extensive interview with WDSA Dave tells of the shock he found taking over the club, the pressure of the record 78-game unbeaten run, the best players he signed, THAT flying tray of sandwiches at Walton, the Jermaine Darlington points-deduction saga, his play-off heartaches and how it led to his exit from AFC Wimbledon, his thoughts on Neal Ardley, Simon Bassey and Erik Samuelson, his role in James Shea coming to Kingsmeadow, his decision to retire from the dug-out at age 52 and what he does with himself in ‘retirement.’

WOMBLES DOWNUNDER #226

WDSA SEASON PUNDITS POLL

ELLIOTT WINS WDSA POTS

TREVOR WILLIAMS INTERVIEW

THIRTY YEARS OF WDSA

KINGSMEADOW REVISITED

HOOROO, DEAR WIZ…..

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.

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.

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.

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