AFC Wimbledon: Downbeat Ardley rues worrying home form

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Neal Ardley cut a downbeat figure in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s League Two defeat to Stevenage Borough.

AFC Wimbledon: It’s Shea’s jersey to lose now

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon keeper Ross Worner has a fight on his hands to reclaim the number one shirt from James Shea, according to boss Neal Ardley.

AFC Wimbledon: Prepare for a reaction this weekend... of sorts

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Fans heading to the Cherry Red Records stadium this weekend for the Dons clash with Stevenage could be forgiven for turning away after both managers’ less than flattering description of their players.

Dons are not the finished article just yet, says Ardley

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Neal Ardley says there is still one piece missing in the AFC Wimbledon jigsaw, but he is not convinced he will get his man before Monday’s transfer deadline.

AFC Wimbledon: Winning ugly is only a good sign says Francomb

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s George Francomb reckons winning games without playing well is a sign the Dons can sustain a promotion bid this term, writes Stuart Amos.

AFC Wimbledon hit-man Tubbs has reasons to be hopeful

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Dons hot-shot Matt Tubbs is keen to maintain his phenomenal record of winning promotion with every professional club he has represented.

Dons manager has a brave message for his League Two rivals - This is the best Dons squad we’ve ever had

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley has issued a warning to his League Two rivals, claiming his current crop of players is the best the club has ever had.

Radio WDON has started its 13th season, so good luck and... Let’s talk Dons, mate

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

The London Senior Cup tie against Brimsdown Rovers on a chilly September night in 2002 boasted six goals and a penalty shoot out victory for the fledgling AFC Wimbledon side.

Ards: AFC Wimbledon are about more than this

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:41pm Friday 15th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has told the world not to define the Dons by their results against the franchise.

Just one game in, and AFC Wimbledon's Rigg is heading into the belly of the Franchise beast

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon winger Sean Rigg enjoyed an impressive start for his new club scoring a debut goal in his first League Two game, a 2-2 draw to Shrewsbury Town.

Worner’s back for good at AFC Wimbledon

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Most people would think breaking their back was far worse than losing a few games of football, but not AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper Ross Worner.

Ardley's rallying call to fan of AFC Wimbledon - get behind the Dons

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Neal Ardley has delivered a rallying call to fans of AFC Wimbledon to get behind the team, give them a chance and they will repay you.

Ardley delivers on Dons' defensive dilemma

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:03am Friday 8th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s amazing story is what enticed new signing Adam Barrett to the Cherry Red Records stadium.

Sammy Moore - the last man standing

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:19am Friday 8th August 2014

Sammy Moore is about to embark on his fifth season in the blue and yellow of AFC Wimbledon, and he’s never been so fired up.

Ardley lays his AFC Wimbledon cards on the table

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Neal Ardley has laid his cards on the table ahead of the new League Two season saying: “We’re going for promotion” and he is ready to let others decide his fate if they come up short.

Dons defensive plans rocked after Frampton breaks his ankle

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon defender Andy Frampton will miss up to two months of the season after breaking his ankle in training.

Last year, Ardley was shattered before the season even began, but now he is... Relaxed and raring to go

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

This time last year, Neal Ardley was a shattered manager facing his first full season in charge of AFC Wimbledon.

AFC Wimbledon's Oakley is hamstrung

Wimbledon Guardian:

4:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AFC Wimbledon will be without the services of George Oakley for the start of the season after boss Neal Ardley confirmed the striker has picked up a hamstring injury in training.

Ardley yet to decide on Kennedy's AFC Wimbledon future

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has not closed the door on bringing defender Callum Kennedy back into the squad as his search for a defender continues.

AFC Wimbledon boss has a message for his "strutting" wannabes

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

While Neal Ardley was left generally pleased with the 2-1 win over Sutton United on Tuesday night, he still has reasons to be knock his Dons players down a peg or two.

In May, Kennedy was injured, without a club and facing uncertainty, but now... Opportunity comes Callum

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:28am Friday 25th July 2014

When Callum Kennedy fell victim to the annual end of season Dons player cull, he thought his time at the Cherry Red Records stadium had come to an end.

Adebayo paints AFC Wimbledon Dons with Azeez

Wimbledon Guardian:

5:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

If AFC Wimbledon’s new signings prove to be a painted -on success, boss Neal Ardley can take some of the credit.

Fans' great expectations ahead of AFC Wimbledon's new League Two campaign

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The summer signings have fueled excitement among the Dons faithful, as Tim Ashton found out when he spoke to fans outside last week’s meet the manager night.

Dons' next generation of women footballers take lessons from Chelsea stars

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:14am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon's next generation of women footballers have been taking inspiration from the cream of the Women’s Super League.

Fate brings Akinfenwa to AFC Wimbledon, but will he bring the goals?

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:15am Friday 11th July 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa almost signed for AFC Wimbledon last summer, and the striker has put it down to fate that he is here now.

AFC Wimbledon's new signings can point the way to a happier home life

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Experience counts for a lot, and AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley agrees saying his summer signings are about more than just goals.

Ardley signs up Millwall defender Smith to the AFC Wimbledon back line

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:44am Tuesday 8th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon have signed left-back Jack Smith after he was released by Championship outfit Millwall.

Alexander hangs up his boots with a great prophecy for AFC Wimbledon fans

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

After a career spanning 10 years, striker Gary Alexander knows a thing or two about scoring goals, meaning his prophecy for next season is great news for AFC Wimbledon.

What's the key behind the AFC Wimbledon's new signings...? Brutal honesty.

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has revealed the secret behind his summer signings – brutal honesty.

Sean is all Rigg-ed up for Dons

Wimbledon Guardian: Faith in Ardley: Sean Rigg, left, put pen to paper on the deal to join the Dons as soon as he met the manager

7:00am Monday 30th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon new recruit Sean Rigg is raring to pull on the blue and yellow shirt and reacquaint himself with the Dons faithful.

Ex-Bee Phillips: Akinfenwa can deliver for Dons

Wimbledon Guardian: Experienced head: Mark Phillips and fellow Don Alan Bennett is a League Two winning defensive partnership

9:11pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Defender Mark Phillips has backed fellow Kingsmeadow new boy Adeboya Akinfenwa to be a big hit for the Dons – and not just because of his size.

Ex-Bee Phillips: Akinfenwa can be big hit for Dons

Wimbledon Guardian: Experienced head: Mark Phillips and fellow Don Alan Bennett is a League Two winning defensive partnership

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Defender Mark Phillips has backed fellow Kingsmeadow new boy Adeboya Akinfenwa to be a big hit for the Dons – and not just because of his size, writes Stuart Amos.

Bassey: There’s a nice smell about AFC Wimbledon now

Wimbledon Guardian: Team work: Neal Ardley and Simon Bassey share a joke on the touchline

6:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

AFC Wimbledon first team coach Simon Bassey has revealed how Neal Ardley is attracting big names to the Cherry Red Records stadium, and it is not just his enthusiasm for the Dons or football – he also smells nice.

Ardley gets his man: Tubbs snubbs the Reds for the Dons

Wimbledon Guardian: Welcome aboard: Matt Tubbs,left, has signed a one-year loan deal at AFC Wimbledon after Neal Ardley, right, finally got his man

9:27am Friday 20th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s new hot-shot signing Matt Tubbs may have signed a deal for a season-long loan, but there is nothing to say he will not be staying around for longer.

New Premier League and Football League fixtures announced

Wimbledon Guardian: Arsenal v Crystal Palace Premier League Sunday February 2

9:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Crystal Palace face a tough start with a trip to the Emirates against Arsenal, when the Premier League starts on Saturday, August 16. Brentford v Fulham is on November 22.

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 latest acquisition has a message for the fans... Remember me

Wimbledon Guardian: Memory man: Dannie Bulman scored the only brace of his 16-year career against the Dons in 2011

8:00am Friday 13th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s new signing Dannie Bulman already has memories of the Dons, both good and bad, but now he wants to create memories that have Dons fans smiling.

The Dons are in the heart for new man Rigg

Wimbledon Guardian: Faith in Ardley: Sean Rigg, left, put pen to paper on the deal to join the Dons as soon as he met the manager

1:52pm Thursday 12th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s first signing of the summer Sean Rigg has revealed his heart was set on joining the club as soon as he met boss Neal Ardley.

All to play for in battle for Plough Lane between AFC Wimbledon and greyhound racing, inspector rules

Wimbledon Guardian: Greyhound racing in Wimbledon

11:00am Friday 6th June 2014

Exclusive: After months of deliberation an independent inspector has published his findings on the controversial Plough Lane site in Wimbledon.

Get your Dons transfer cash out, and the vice president will match it

Wimbledon Guardian: Transfer fund: The Dons kitty has helped sign up players such as Jake Nicholson

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

A lifelong AFC Wimbledon fan is hoping to provide Dons’ boss Neal Ardley with a boost to his transfer kitty.

Settled Nicholson is looking for a bright future with AFC Wimbledon

Wimbledon Guardian: Much to tell: Jake Nicholson is at the centre of a points deduction furore at AFC Wimbledon

8:00am Friday 6th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon striker Jake Nicholson is in a peaceful state of mind, helped no end by the faith shown in him by boss Neal Ardley.

Ardley knows the odds are stacked up against the kids

Wimbledon Guardian: Realist: Dons boss  Neal Ardley	             SP84889

8:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

Last week, AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley pulled no punches in telling his young London Senior Cup winning heroes they faced a tough path to a professional life in football.

Sheringham and AFC Wimbledon part company

Wimbledon Guardian: Off: Charlie Sheringham has been released by AFC Wimbledon            Picture: David Purday

4:03pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Charlie Sheringham has left AFC Wimbledon after boss Neal Ardley confirmed the striker will not be offered a new contract.

Ardley swoops for winger to kick off summer signings

Wimbledon Guardian: Ardley swoops for winger to kick off summer signings

2:56pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has made his first signing of the summer with the signature of Oxford United winger Sean Rigg.

Nomad Jones finally puts his family and life beyond football before AFC Wimbledon

Wimbledon Guardian: Looking to the future: Darren Jones is returning to Wales after almost 10 years on the road                  SP82538-08

6:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

AFC Wimbledon defender Darren Jones has lived the nomadic life of a footballer for too long, so now he is returning home to Wales.

He scored at the franchise, and kept Dons in League Two, but Midson insists...I’m no Wombles legend

Wimbledon Guardian: Lest we forget: Jack Midson is mobbed after scoring possibly his most famous goal in a Dons shirt, getting one past the franchise

7:00am Friday 16th May 2014

Jack Midson does not deserve the moniker of AFC Wimbledon legend, or so he says.

The young Dons face a long path to glory

Wimbledon Guardian: Long path ahead: Tom Beere is mobbed after scoring for the Dons’ U21s in the London Senior Cup final, but will he make the grade as a second-year professional?	      SP84890

10:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s U21 players may be riding high as London Senior Cup champions, but chances are they will reach no higher.

Don Ardley is doing it for the kids of the next generation

Wimbledon Guardian: Winners: Will Nightingale, George Oakley, Chace Jacquart and Tom Beere all featured in last week's London Senior Cup triumph over Met Police                   SP84890

8:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

Neal Ardley wants to create a conveyor belt of young talent from the U21s who will forge the future of AFC Wimbledon.

Promotion winning keeper signs off at AFC Wimbledon with London Senior Cup triumph - Brown’s fond farewell

Wimbledon Guardian: Goodbye: Carshalton-born Seb Brown has packed his Dons bags

10:32am Friday 9th May 2014

Seb Brown has vowed to remember the good times after signing off his five-year spell at AFC Wimbledon with silverware.

Dons hero striker leaves after three years of goals and drama - Jack out the box

Wimbledon Guardian: Off: Jack Midson leaves AFC Wimbledon with at least two career-defining moments under his belt

8:00am Friday 9th May 2014

Jack Midson had a feeling the axe was going to fall on his AFC Wimbledon career at the end of the season, and he was not wrong.








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