Another pre-season on the South Coast, another feeling of flatness. It finished Beachy Head 0 Colliers Wood 0. Byron Harrison played and went off injured after 20 minutes. It was sunny and warm, though not as stifingly hot as previous warm spells recently. Oh, and we played a couple more youngsters. And that’s really that’s
Ah, a warm Saturday in July down on the South Coast of England. Waves lapping upon the pebble strewn shore. The breeze that makes the temperature pleasant. Seagulls micheviously looking for somewhere to aim. Dodgy looking chippies and amusement arcades, not to mention enough football shirts on display that would make a Sports Direct store
Perhaps we can file this one under Gobsmacking Transfer Of The Summer – Pim Balkestein has rejoined AFC Wimbledon. Not on loan, but actually our player. One to cherish, hold, get to do community things and not worry about what happens when we return him. First things first, he’ll certainly be welcomed back to AFCW.
So, the first pre-season of the new season. A time to gather your thoughts for the new season ahead. A chance to reaquaint yourself with the route to the ground, people you know, people you haven’t seen in a good while (and in some cases don’t particularly want to see), the smells, the sights, the
Admittedly, this passed me by until somebody pointed it out today, but ten years ago the first game of the AFCW era at Gander Green Lane kicked off. It’s almost impossible to comprehend how far we’ve come since that warm day a decade ago, and what the reaction would be. My own personal memories of
So, what is going on around the wonderful (?) world of AFC Wimbledon? A few little things… – The close season officially ended this Monday when the players returned to training. Presumably we had enough players for an impromptu five-a-side game… It’s funny how quickly it appears to have come around again, hasn’t it? Even