Watch the next generation on Saturday and Sunday
Wimbledon supporters looking for their football fix this weekend have a rare opportunity to watch the club’s next generation of talent in action.
The Cherry Red Records Stadium will host several youth matches on Saturday and Sunday with Wimbledon teams taking on QPR and Swindon in a festival of football.
, has invited as many supporters as possible to come along and encourage the young players to flourish.Jeremy SauerAFC Wimbledon Academy Head of Coaching,
“We are hoping this will be as exciting as last Saturday at the club,” Jeremy said. “We did this last year when the club gave us the stadium for the weekend, which is brilliant. We put games on last year against Charlton and Reading and this weekend we have Swindon and QPR. We want as many supporters as possible to come along. We are trying to get exposure for the academy and we want supporters to come down, see the good work we are doing, and be proud of it.”
The club’s Under-16s will provide the “showcase” match on Sunday with a talented crop that became national champions as Under-13s in 2010. Many of those players will form part of Mark Robinson’s Under-18s squad next season after coming through the ranks together.
The schedule for the weekend is as follows:
Saturday 4 May
10.00 am: Under 9s & Under-10s v Swindon Town
12 noon: Under-12s v Swindon Town
2.00 pm: U13s v Swindon Town
Sunday 5 May
10.00 am: Under-11s v Swindon Town
12 noon: Under-15s v QPR
2.00 pm: Under-16s v QPR
4.00 pm: Under-14s v Swindon Town
The middle bar at the club will be open on both days, but no alcohol will be allowed pitch side.