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AFC Wimbledon draw MK Dons in Capital One Cup

Wimbledon Guardian: Travelling army: Dons fans state their case during the FA Cup defeat at Stadium MK on Sunday             	Picture: MK Citizen

9:49am Tuesday 17th June 2014

It's happened again - AFC Wimbledon have been drawn to play MK Dons in a cup competition for the second time in less than two years.

Dons super-fan calls on MK to hold Drop the Dons vote

Wimbledon Guardian: Paul Strank, 61, said AFC Wimbledon fans should not boycott the FA Cup against Milton Keynes

2:50pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

One of AFC Wimbledon’s biggest fans and sponsors has called on MK Dons to ask its fans whether it is time for them to sever their last remaining tie to south-west London and drop the Dons from their name.

WISA will not be calling for a boycott of Dons v Franchise MK FA Cup clash

Wimbledon Guardian: Opener: AFC Wimbledon's Charlie Strutton fires home his side's first goal to level the scores after Dons keeper Seb Brown had netted an own goal

9:33am Wednesday 14th November 2012

The chairman of the Wimbledon Independent Supporters Association says they will not be calling for a fans boycott of the historic FA Cup clash between AFC Wimbledon and MK Dons.

With a possible FA Cup tie - is it time for MK to drop the ‘Dons’?

Wimbledon Guardian: We will be handing out DROP THE DONS stickers at the AFC Wimbledon v York game at Kingsmeadow on Monday

9:16am Friday 9th November 2012

“It is only a matter of time before AFC Wimbledon and MK Dons are drawn to play each other, whether in a league or cup competition.”

AFC Wimbledon fans club chairman: "FA Cup tie is not about football, MK Dons stole something from us"

Wimbledon Guardian: Drop the Dons: Simon Wheeler (right) with Wimbledon Guardian reporter Omar Oakes earlier this year during the Drop the Dons campaign

11:58am Monday 5th November 2012

The chairman of the Wimbledon Indepedent Supporters Association (WISA) Simon Wheeler says the potential FA Cup tie between AFC Wimbledon and MK Dons is about much more than football.

Council leaders hold Drop The Dons talks

Wimbledon Guardian: Merton Council's leader, Stephen Alambritis (left) with Milton Keynes Council leader, Andrew Geary, at Stadium mk

9:08am Monday 30th April 2012

The leaders of Merton and Milton Keynes Councils have held talks about the Wimbledon Guardian’s campaign for Milton Keynes Dons FC to Drop the Dons from their name.

PM salutes AFC Wimbledon for 'uniting community'

Wimbledon Guardian: (L-R): Terry Brown, Seb Brown, Marie Miller, Hugh Robertson MP, Clive Jelf and Erik Samuelson

11:40am Wednesday 28th March 2012

The Prime Minister has lauded AFC Wimbledon for providing community events over the last decade.

Council leader calls for Drop The Dons talks

Wimbledon Guardian: Merton's four political party leaders unite behind our Drop the Dons campaign (L-R): Iain Dysart (Lib Dem), Stephen Alambritis (Lab, Council leader), Debbie Shears (Con), Peter Southgate (Merton Park independent)

10:00am Tuesday 6th March 2012

Political leaders are set to enter into talks about the Wimbledon Guardian’s campaign for football justice.

John Scales backs our DROP THE DONS campaign

Wimbledon Guardian: John Scales was an England international and played 240 games for Wimbledon FC

9:24am Thursday 1st March 2012

John Scales, who played 240 games for Wimbledon FC, said he owed it to the fans of the club who gave him so much to support the Wimbledon Guardian’s Drop the Dons campaign.

Wimbledon stalwart says Drop the Dons

Wimbledon Guardian: WIMB/DROPDONS: Wimbledon stalwart says Drop the Dons

8:00am Friday 17th February 2012

A Wimbledon FC legend has given his backing to our Drop the Dons campaign Alan Kimble, who played for the club 215 times from 1993 to 2002, agreed that MK Dons FC should drop the final part of the name.

Council calls on MK Dons to change name to MK City

Wimbledon Guardian: Merton's four political party leaders unite behind our Drop the Dons campaign (L-R): Iain Dysart (Lib Dem), Stephen Alambritis (Lab, Council leader), Debbie Shears (Con), Peter Southgate (Merton Park independent)

9:01am Wednesday 8th February 2012

Merton Council calls on the Queen to grant Milton Keynes city status later this year to give them another reason to sever their name's association with the old Wimbledon FC.

Dean Holdsworth: MK dropping the Dons would be 'fantastic for Wimbledon'

Wimbledon Guardian: Dean Holdsworth: "I didn't want to move to MK Dons"

2:15pm Wednesday 1st February 2012

Ex Wimbledon FC striker Dean Holdsworth has added his voice to the growing number of ex-players to support our campaign to get MK Dons to Drop the Dons from their name.

Livingstone joins calls for MK to DROP THE DONS

Wimbledon Guardian: Ken Livingstone, speaking at the Labour party campaign event in the Guardian Centre in Colliers Wood

9:24am Monday 30th January 2012

Labour Mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone on our Drop The Dons campaign: “You have my total support. Who in their right minds would leave London to go to Milton Keynes?”

Government urged to back our DROP THE DONS campaign

Wimbledon Guardian: Mitcham and Morden MP Siobhain McDonagh urged the Government to support our Drop the Dons campaign in the Commons yesterday

12:23pm Friday 27th January 2012

The Wimbledon Guardian’s DROP THE DONS campaign was debated in the House of Commons yesterday, when a Government Minister backed calls for supporters to be more involved in the running of football clubs.

Parliament set to debate DROP THE DONS campaign

Wimbledon Guardian: Mitcham MP Siobhain McDonagh vows to fight for Mitcham Tamils

2:57pm Wednesday 25th January 2012

Mitcham and Morden MP Siobhain McDonagh calls for a debate in the House of Commons on whether the Government should put a stop to MK Dons-style football franchises.

Drop The Dons petition hits 1,000 signatures

Wimbledon Guardian: Time for Milton Keynes to DROP THE DONS

5:04pm Monday 23rd January 2012

This weekend saw our campaign for football justice reached a new milestone yesterday when 1,000 supporters from across the UK and overseas signed the petition.

Council hint on Dons return to SW19

Wimbledon Guardian: AFC Wimbledon fans split on club's future

11:10am Friday 20th January 2012

Buried within Merton Council’s new planning document is a hint the authority is keen for AFC Wimbledon to bring football back to SW19.

Ex-footballer urges fans to back DROP THE DONS campaign

Wimbledon Guardian: Chris Perry backs the Wimbledon Guardian's campaign for MK Dons to DROP THE DONS

7:30am Friday 20th January 2012

Chris Perry, who spent eight years playing for Wimbledon FC, said football fans everywhere should support our Drop the Dons campaign.

Former manager urges MK to DROP THE DONS

Wimbledon Guardian: Dave Anderson: "I went through the pain that supporters of the club went through.2

8:40am Wednesday 18th January 2012

Former Dons manager Dave Anderson said he was “deeply moved” by the stories he heard from Wimbledon fans about how their former club Wimbledon FC was sold off and relocated to Milton Keynes.

Wimbledon supporters back calls to DROP THE DONS

Wimbledon Guardian: Time for Milton Keynes to DROP THE DONS

4:41pm Monday 16th January 2012

The Wimbledon Independent Supporters Association (WISA) has joined our campaign and are renewing their calls for MK Dons to DROP THE DONS.

Hundreds back call to DROP THE DONS

Wimbledon Guardian: Time for Milton Keynes to DROP THE DONS

10:59am Friday 13th January 2012

Our online petition urging Milton Keynes to drop the dons has attracted more than 450 signatures in 24 hours.

Time for Milton Keynes to DROP THE DONS

Wimbledon Guardian: Time for Milton Keynes to DROP THE DONS

8:30am Thursday 12th January 2012

Today we are launching a campaign for Milton Keynes Dons Football Club to “Drop the Dons” from their name.

Dons legend and former chairman back our campaign

Wimbledon Guardian: Dickie Guy

8:30am Thursday 12th January 2012

Kris Stewart, founding chairman of AFC Wimbledon is supporting our Drop the Dons campaign.

How can Milton Keynes drop the Dons from their name?

Wimbledon Guardian: AFC How can Milton Keynes drop the Dons from their name?

8:30am Thursday 12th January 2012

The mechanism behind MK Dons dropping the Dons from their name is, in essence, pretty simple.

How did this happen? Know the history

Wimbledon Guardian: Wimbledon win the 1988 FA Cup

8:30am Thursday 12th January 2012

AFC Wimbledon and Milton Keynes Dons are two very different clubs who share a common bond.








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