Wimbledon in party mode but Wigan's visit ruins the mood | Jeremy Alexander

18 December 2017 10:00
League One leaders win 4-0 to puncture euphoria at AFC Wimbledon after club was cleared to return to their spiritual home of Plough LaneEmotions ran high at Kingsmeadow on Saturday, when Wimbledon got their celebrations in first and Wigan Athletic went home with a 4-0 win, emphasising their right to top League One and sending them from 20th to 23rd.Wimbledon’s celebrations were nothing to do with the match but rather the news that, barring a judicial review, for which there is a six-week window, the club have cleared the last hurdle on their way back to Plough Lane, their spiritual home for 100 years. The plan is for a £25m, 11,000-seat ground 250 yards down the road, on the site of the greyhound stadium that closed this year. They have greyhounds in their squad and hope to unleash them there in 2019. Related: AFC Wimbledon given permission to build new ground at Plough Lane Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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