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Bobby Gould on 1988 win

8 May 2013

Join the manager who made it happen next Tuesday

.Liverpool famous victory against Wimbledon’sis particularly looking forward to next Tuesday night’s special event at the club because he has never watched a re-run of Bobby Gould 

The man who guided Wimbledon to one of the biggest FA Cup Final shocks in history will be taking supporters through the entire 90 minutes exactly 25 years since that memorable match on 14 May, 1988.

Bobby will be providing a unique insight into just how Vinnie and the rest of the Crazy Gang upset the side that dominated English football in the 1980s. Supporters can still book a place at this event using the details at the bottom of this page.

It may be almost a quarter of a century since that day, but Bobby (pictured above celebrating at Wembley in 1988) says that he has yet to watch the full match again.

,” Bobby said. “So it will be new territory for me when I come to the club next Tuesday. It will be a fantastic way to celebrate the achievement with supporters that either went to the match or watched it on television.Steve McMahon did that tackle on Vinnie Jones“The only piece of the match I have watched is when

’ when I was watching the FA Cup on a 12-inch black and white television. To win the competition 35 years later was something special. I walked off the pitch with the base of the FA Cup in my hands and looked at the teams that had won the competition. Wimbledon joined those teams on that day and no one can take that away from us.”Matthews Final“I go back to 1953 and the ‘

since the club’s rebirth in 2002.AFC WimbledonBobby added that he is full of admiration for the achievements of

“It is the most stunning achievement,” Bobby added. “The identity of the club was sold off, but the heart is still there. I have played for and managed a lot of clubs and they remain a part of you, especially since Neal Ardley took over at Wimbledon. I remember Neal as a young apprentice professional when I was at the club and he has always been Wimbledon through and through.

years with players coming through the ranks and no one will understand what the club is all about more than Neal.”Joe Kinnear“There was evolution to an extent at Wimbledon during the

We will be featuring more of Bobby’s memories of 1988 on the official website later this week.

 .online ticket pageSupporters wishing to attend this event must secure their places by purchasing a ticket through our 

Each attendee will be able to redeem their ticket at the bar for a drink up to the value of £3. Tickets are £3 for this event.

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