AFC Wimbledon

Wally Downes

Manager

Wally Downes


Nickname Wombles

Founded 2002

Kingsmeadow

Time at Club:

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AFC Wimbledon are managed by Wally Downes who replaced Neal Ardley in December 2018.

AFC Wimbledon were established in 2002 after an FA ruling saw Wimbledon move their base to the new town of Milton Keynes and fans were incensed by the decision and decided to set up a whole new team called AFC Wimbledon, which is based in the Kingston-upon-Thames area.

With fans feeling the base in Milton Keynes had no representation of Wimbledon's legacy and tradition, AFC Wimbledon were born and have since become a successful team in their own right.

Installed into the Premier Division of the Combined Counties League, AFC Wimbeldon have gradually risen through the English footballing ranks and having won the aforementioned Combined Counties Premier Division continued to gain promotion until they ventured into the Conference after the 2008-2009 season.

Having finished second in the Conference in the 2010-2011 season, the Dons' managed to finally complete the dream of playing league football again as they prevailed in a tense play-off final beating Luton Town on penalties.

Now under the stewardship of Neil Ardley, fans will want the meteoric rise to continue, with the club currently playing their football in League One.

Recent Form

Won
40%
Drawn
30%
Lost
30%

A mixed set of recent results has seen AFC Wimbledon collect wins versus Fleetwood Town, Plymouth Argyle, Wycombe Wanderers & Halifax Town while suffering adverse results at Portsmouth, Charlton Athletic & Peterborough United. Draws against Coventry City, Blackpool & Rochdale has seen them show mid-table form at best.

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Recent Results

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Wally Downes04 Dec 2018 - PresentWon: 3, Drawn: 3, Lost: 3
Neal Ardley10 Oct 2012 - 12 Nov 2018Won: 106, Drawn: 93, Lost: 127
Simon Bassey19 Sep 2012 - 10 Oct 2012Won: 2, Drawn: 0, Lost: 2
Stuart Murdoch01 May 2002 - 01 Jul 2004Unknown
Terry Burton01 May 2000 - 25 Apr 2002Won: 39, Drawn: 39, Lost: 30
Joe Kinnear19 Jan 1992 - 30 May 1999Won: 130, Drawn: 109, Lost: 125
Ray Harford18 Jun 1990 - 07 Oct 1991Won: 20, Drawn: 17, Lost: 19
Bobby Gould26 Jun 1987 - 18 Jun 1990Won: 57, Drawn: 43, Lost: 42
Dave Bassett01 Jan 1981 - 17 Jun 1987Won: 144, Drawn: 74, Lost: 85
Dario Gradi05 Jan 1978 - 01 Jan 1981Won: 63, Drawn: 47, Lost: 61
Mike Everitt01 Jul 1971 - 30 Jun 1973Unknown
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League Performance
PWDLGDPts
20. Bristol Rovers277713-428
21. Oxford United276912-1027
22. Bradford City278316-1227
23. Plymouth Argyle277614-1527
24. AFC Wimbledon276516-1723
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