AFC Wimbledon: Ardley philosophical in the face of Newport County defeat

Sutton Guardian:

2:19pm Monday 29th September 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s two-match unbeaten run in League Two came to a shuddering halt at Newport County on Saturday, but boss Neal Ardley was in philosophical mood.

Ardley absolves AFC Wimbledon hitman of any blame

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Neal Ardley has absolved AFC Wimbledon Adebayo Akinfenwa of any blame after it took the striker until his ninth game to open his Dons goals account.

VIDEO: The arm wrestle challenge: Surrey Comet's deadly duo take on AFC Wimbledon beast Adebayo Akinfenwa

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa is more than just a professional football, the man – in the nicest possible way – is a beast.

Ardley: Who knows what to expect, but the momentum is with AFC Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

On the back of two successive wins, AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has admitted he has no idea what to expect from the trip to Newport County tomorrow.

AFC Wimbledon: Akinfenwa breaks his duck, but it is all about the team

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa could easily be mistaken for a London bus, but he does not mind because the bus has brought finally brought goals for the AFC Wimbledon striker.

AFC Wimbledon: Legendary striker Fash backs the Dons

Sutton Guardian:

2:46pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Wimbledon legend John Fashanu has vowed to return to the Cherry Red Records stadium to help cheer the Dons up the table.

AFC Wimbledon: Long happy to have helped Dons survive

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Ex-Dons midfielder Stacy Long may be plying his trade in the Ryman Premier League now, but he is more than happy to have played his part in securing his old side’s League Two survival.

AFC Wimbledon: Francomb wants to prove himself worth a new deal with Dons

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

George Francomb is in the last year of his Dons contract and has started the season like his professional future depends on it.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley's frustration comes down to school boy errors

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has slammed his team’s schoolboy errors and demanded they take responsibility for themselves once they cross the white line.

AFC Wimbledon: Worner joins Woking on loan

Sutton Guardian:

9:55am Thursday 11th September 2014

AFC Wimbledon keeper Ross Worner has signed for Woking of the Vanarama Conference Premier on a month's loan.

Framps is closing in on a Dons return

Sutton Guardian:

1:50pm Friday 5th September 2014

Dons defender Andy Frampton is inching closer to a return to first team action after getting the cast off his fractured ankle.

What a difference a few days can make after a Dons night of... Pride and penalties

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley finally had something to smile about on Tuesday night, after two weeks of dejection and disappointment.

AFC Wimbledon hit-man Tubbs named League Two player of the month

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

AFC Wimbledon striker Matt Tubbs has been named SkyBet League Two player of the month.

Dons' character in the face of JP Trophy adversity pleases boss Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

11:29am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley hailed his side’s character after a night of Johnstone’s Paint Trophy drama at the Cherry Red Records stadium.

By George, Francomb has lengthy Womble dreams

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

George Francomb is in the last year of his Dons contract and has started the season like his professional future depends on it.

Dons hitman Tubbs up for player of the month

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AFC Wimbledon striker Matt Tubbs has been nominated for the SkyBet League Two player of the month.

AFC Wimbledon: Downbeat Ardley rues worrying home form

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Neal Ardley cut a downbeat figure in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s League Two defeat to Stevenage Borough.

AFC Wimbledon: It’s Shea’s jersey to lose now

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon keeper Ross Worner has a fight on his hands to reclaim the number one shirt from James Shea, according to boss Neal Ardley.

AFC Wimbledon: Prepare for a reaction this weekend... of sorts

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Fans heading to the Cherry Red Records stadium this weekend for the Dons clash with Stevenage could be forgiven for turning away after both managers’ less than flattering description of their players.

Dons are not the finished article just yet, says Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Neal Ardley says there is still one piece missing in the AFC Wimbledon jigsaw, but he is not convinced he will get his man before Monday’s transfer deadline.

AFC Wimbledon: Winning ugly is only a good sign says Francomb

Sutton Guardian:

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s George Francomb reckons winning games without playing well is a sign the Dons can sustain a promotion bid this term, writes Stuart Amos.

AFC Wimbledon hit-man Tubbs has reasons to be hopeful

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Dons hot-shot Matt Tubbs is keen to maintain his phenomenal record of winning promotion with every professional club he has represented.

Dons manager has a brave message for his League Two rivals - This is the best Dons squad we’ve ever had

Sutton Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley has issued a warning to his League Two rivals, claiming his current crop of players is the best the club has ever had.

Radio WDON has started its 13th season, so good luck and... Let’s talk Dons, mate

Sutton Guardian:

1:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

The London Senior Cup tie against Brimsdown Rovers on a chilly September night in 2002 boasted six goals and a penalty shoot out victory for the fledgling AFC Wimbledon side.

Ards: AFC Wimbledon are about more than this

Sutton Guardian:

12:41pm Friday 15th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has told the world not to define the Dons by their results against the franchise.

Just one game in, and AFC Wimbledon's Rigg is heading into the belly of the Franchise beast

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon winger Sean Rigg enjoyed an impressive start for his new club scoring a debut goal in his first League Two game, a 2-2 draw to Shrewsbury Town.

Worner’s back for good at AFC Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Most people would think breaking their back was far worse than losing a few games of football, but not AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper Ross Worner.

Ardley's rallying call to fan of AFC Wimbledon - get behind the Dons

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Neal Ardley has delivered a rallying call to fans of AFC Wimbledon to get behind the team, give them a chance and they will repay you.

Ardley delivers on Dons' defensive dilemma

Sutton Guardian:

10:03am Friday 8th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s amazing story is what enticed new signing Adam Barrett to the Cherry Red Records stadium.

Sammy Moore - the last man standing

Sutton Guardian:

9:19am Friday 8th August 2014

Sammy Moore is about to embark on his fifth season in the blue and yellow of AFC Wimbledon, and he’s never been so fired up.

Ardley lays his AFC Wimbledon cards on the table

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Neal Ardley has laid his cards on the table ahead of the new League Two season saying: “We’re going for promotion” and he is ready to let others decide his fate if they come up short.

Dons defensive plans rocked after Frampton breaks his ankle

Sutton Guardian:

3:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon defender Andy Frampton will miss up to two months of the season after breaking his ankle in training.

Last year, Ardley was shattered before the season even began, but now he is... Relaxed and raring to go

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

This time last year, Neal Ardley was a shattered manager facing his first full season in charge of AFC Wimbledon.

AFC Wimbledon's Oakley is hamstrung

Sutton Guardian:

4:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AFC Wimbledon will be without the services of George Oakley for the start of the season after boss Neal Ardley confirmed the striker has picked up a hamstring injury in training.

Ardley yet to decide on Kennedy's AFC Wimbledon future

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has not closed the door on bringing defender Callum Kennedy back into the squad as his search for a defender continues.

AFC Wimbledon boss has a message for his "strutting" wannabes

Sutton Guardian:

12:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

While Neal Ardley was left generally pleased with the 2-1 win over Sutton United on Tuesday night, he still has reasons to be knock his Dons players down a peg or two.

In May, Kennedy was injured, without a club and facing uncertainty, but now... Opportunity comes Callum

Sutton Guardian:

10:28am Friday 25th July 2014

When Callum Kennedy fell victim to the annual end of season Dons player cull, he thought his time at the Cherry Red Records stadium had come to an end.

Adebayo paints AFC Wimbledon Dons with Azeez

Sutton Guardian:

5:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

If AFC Wimbledon’s new signings prove to be a painted -on success, boss Neal Ardley can take some of the credit.

Fans' great expectations ahead of AFC Wimbledon's new League Two campaign

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The summer signings have fueled excitement among the Dons faithful, as Tim Ashton found out when he spoke to fans outside last week’s meet the manager night.

Dons' next generation of women footballers take lessons from Chelsea stars

Sutton Guardian:

8:14am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon's next generation of women footballers have been taking inspiration from the cream of the Women’s Super League.

Fate brings Akinfenwa to AFC Wimbledon, but will he bring the goals?

Sutton Guardian:

11:15am Friday 11th July 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa almost signed for AFC Wimbledon last summer, and the striker has put it down to fate that he is here now.

AFC Wimbledon's new signings can point the way to a happier home life

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Experience counts for a lot, and AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley agrees saying his summer signings are about more than just goals.

Ardley signs up Millwall defender Smith to the AFC Wimbledon back line

Sutton Guardian:

8:44am Tuesday 8th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon have signed left-back Jack Smith after he was released by Championship outfit Millwall.

Alexander hangs up his boots with a great prophecy for AFC Wimbledon fans

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

After a career spanning 10 years, striker Gary Alexander knows a thing or two about scoring goals, meaning his prophecy for next season is great news for AFC Wimbledon.

What's the key behind the AFC Wimbledon's new signings...? Brutal honesty.

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has revealed the secret behind his summer signings – brutal honesty.

Sean is all Rigg-ed up for Dons

Sutton Guardian: Faith in Ardley: Sean Rigg, left, put pen to paper on the deal to join the Dons as soon as he met the manager

7:00am Monday 30th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon new recruit Sean Rigg is raring to pull on the blue and yellow shirt and reacquaint himself with the Dons faithful.

Ex-Bee Phillips: Akinfenwa can deliver for Dons

Sutton Guardian: Experienced head: Mark Phillips and fellow Don Alan Bennett is a League Two winning defensive partnership

9:11pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Defender Mark Phillips has backed fellow Kingsmeadow new boy Adeboya Akinfenwa to be a big hit for the Dons – and not just because of his size.

Ex-Bee Phillips: Akinfenwa can be big hit for Dons

Sutton Guardian: Experienced head: Mark Phillips and fellow Don Alan Bennett is a League Two winning defensive partnership

9:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Defender Mark Phillips has backed fellow Kingsmeadow new boy Adeboya Akinfenwa to be a big hit for the Dons – and not just because of his size, writes Stuart Amos.

Bassey: There’s a nice smell about AFC Wimbledon now

Sutton Guardian: Team work: Neal Ardley and Simon Bassey share a joke on the touchline

6:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

AFC Wimbledon first team coach Simon Bassey has revealed how Neal Ardley is attracting big names to the Cherry Red Records stadium, and it is not just his enthusiasm for the Dons or football – he also smells nice.

Ardley gets his man: Tubbs snubbs the Reds for the Dons

Sutton Guardian: Welcome aboard: Matt Tubbs,left, has signed a one-year loan deal at AFC Wimbledon after Neal Ardley, right, finally got his man

9:27am Friday 20th June 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s new hot-shot signing Matt Tubbs may have signed a deal for a season-long loan, but there is nothing to say he will not be staying around for longer.






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