May 24 2013 Latest news:
With the season drawing to a close, the London24 sports team have compiled their best XI from across the divisions for the team of the year.
AFC Wimbledon striker Charlie Strutton has signed a new two-year contract at the League Two club.
AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley was sorry to miss out on signing former Charlton goalkeeper John Sullivan after the 25-year-old decided to join Portsmouth.
Over three quarters of football fans across Europe have said that they would prefer to have safe standing sections at games.
Wigan Athletic yesterday stunned Manchester City as Ben Watson’s injury-time goal saw them win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory at Wembley. City, runners-up in the Premier League had been overwhelming favourites to win, but instead they finished the season without a trophy. Here London24 Sport looks at other FA Cup final shocks.
The Dons used a ridiculous 46 players in their successful mission to avoid relegation from the Football League. Here, Adam Harwood reviews some of those players’ efforts during the campaign.
While AFC Wimbledon may have secured League Two survival after last weekend’s 2-1 home win against Fleetwood Town, finishing with 53 points – just a point below their total for last season, it is fair to say that most Dons fans will be happy to see the back of the 2012/13 season.
With another week gone, here is the London24 Team of the Week.
Neal Ardley revealed that Gillingham manager Martin Allen was one of many wellwishers on Saturday as his AFC Wimbledon team secured the victory they needed to remain in the Football League.
AFC Wimbledon hero Jack Midson admitted that he had practiced for hours to score the vital penalty that kept the Dons in the league.
Neal Ardley thinks he may never better the “unbelievable” feeling of guiding AFC Wimbledon to Football League safety on a dramatic last day of the season.
League Two: AFC Wimbledon 2 Fleetwood 1
VIDEO: The League Two relegation battle is the tightest in a long time as all three London clubs in the division face the threat of slipping into the non-league. Here London24 Sport assess the survival chances of AFC Wimbledon, Barnet and Dagenham & Redbridge.
AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley has called on his side to rise to the occasion of Saturday’s must-win clash against Fleetwood Town as they prepare for a last day survival battle.
We pick out the best quotes from seven action-packed days of sporting drama.
That Wimbledon’s Football League survival will be achieved with a final day of the season win over mid-table Fleetwood is some comfort to fans who saw their side pick up a credible 2-2 draw at League Two champions Gillingham on Saturday only to be frustrated by results from elsewhere.