Wimbledon’s Wally Downes: ‘There’s a massive snobbery if you play the ball long’

12 August 2019 02:39
His club pulled off an extraordinary escape in League One and now prepares to meet its bitterest rivals MK Dons in the Carabao CupWally Downes has been dissecting moments from an unprecedented six months that will forever live in AFC Wimbledon’s history for almost an hour when conversation sticks on an epic war film, the Great Escape, which quickly became a byword for the club’s extraordinary tale of survival in League One last season. And there was talk of another thriller on the terraces. “They couldn’t work out if it was Mission Impossible or the Great Escape,” he says, smiling. “I prefer the Great Escape because that’s only been one and Tom Cruise seems to rock up every 18 months for Mission Impossible. I wouldn’t fancy going through that again.” Related: AFC Wimbledon’s Neal Ardley: ‘If the Crazy Gang happened now we’d all be in prison’ Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian