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In focus: AFC Wimbledon

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

15 August 2020

Ahead of the 2020/21 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

Next up is AFC Wimbledon, who avoided the drop in Sky Bet League One last term, finishing one place above Tranmere Rovers in the table.

CLUB
Founded: 2002

Stadium: Cherry Red Records Stadium (4,850 capacity)

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London

Home colours: Blue shirts, blue shorts, blue socks

FIRST TEAM
Manager: Glyn Hodges
Captain: Will Nightingale
Top appearance maker (2019/20): Joe Pigott (pictured below) (39)

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Top goalscorer (2019/20): Marcus Forss (11)
Player of the Year (2019/20): Unknown
Longest-serving player: Will Nightingale (6 years 1 month)

Other notable players: Luke O'Neill, Ollie Palmer, Anthony Hartigan

LAST SEASON
League position: 20th, Sky Bet League One (W8, D11, L16, P35, GF 39, GA 52)

FA Cup: Round 1

Carabao Cup: Round 1

Leasing.com Trophy: Group stage

TRANSFERS
In: Cheye Alexander (Barnet), Alex Woodyard (Peterborough United), Ollie Palmer (Crawley Town), Connal Trueman (Birmingham City), Ethan Chislett (Aldershot Town)

Out: Rod McDonald (Carlisle United), Mitch Pinnock (Kilmarnock), Scott Wagstaff (End of contract), Kwesi Appiah (End of contract), Anthony Wordsworth (End of contract)

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 6
Last Dons win: 2-1, 7 Sep 2019 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Dons win: 3-1, 12 Aug 2014 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 1
Last draw: 0-0, 13 Jan 2018 (Stadium MK)

AFC Wimbledon wins: 2
Last AFC Wimbledon win: 2-0, 14 Mar 2017 (Cherry Red Records Stadium)
Biggest AFC Wimbledon win: 2-0, 14 Mar 2017 (Cherry Red Records Stadium)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
Drewe Broughton, Brennan Dickenson

2020/21 MATCHES
Fixtures for the 2020/21 season will be announced at 9am on Friday 21 August.


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