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Getting To Know You: AFC Wimbledon

15 June 2016

Getting to know AFC Wimbledon...

With the countdown to fixture release day (Wednesday 22nd June) well underway, we’re bringing you the lowdown on each of our new opponents in the build-up to fixture release day, starting with the newly promoted AFC Wimbledon.

Name: AFC Wimbledon

Nickname: The Dons

Founded: 2002
Stadium: Kingsmeadow
Distance from Spotland (round trip): 474.6 miles

Manager: Neal Ardley (Appointed in October 2012)

2015-16 League finish: 7th in League Two. They won promotion to League One via the play-offs, after a 2-0 win over Plymouth Argyle in the play-off final at Wembley

2015-16 top scorer: Lyle Taylor, 22 goals

Last meeting: February 8th 2014 – AFC Wimbledon 0-3 Rochdale (Scott Hogan hattrick). Watch the goals HERE

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