Loan pair given the green light to play
in tomorrow’s FA Cup tie against Coventry.George Porter and Michael Smithtoday confirmed that AFC Wimbledon have received permission to play loan pair Neal Ardley
Wimbledon’s top scorer Smith, who is on loan from Charlton Athletic, and Burnley winger Porter have both been given the green light to line-up against Coventry in the first round match at the Cherry Red Records Stadium.
have long-term injuries.”Will Antwi and Chris Arthur at the training ground today, Neal said: “We have written permission from their clubs so they are both eligible to play. That is good news and on the injury front everything is the same as before. Only Dons PlayerSpeaking to
both staked their claims to be in tomorrow’s squad by playing 80 minutes and 90 minutes respectively in Tuesday’s Premier League Cup match for Under-21s against QPR.Kevin Sainte-Luce and Charlie Sheringham
, who have both been unused substitutes for the first-team this season.Charlie Fayers and Tom Beere’s youngsters in the 4-3 defeat, but that he has to be careful with the likes of Shaun NorthNeal added he was impressed with
When they reach that point then they will get minutes, but having the Under-21 squad this season gives us an opportunity to be patient with them.” “It is all about when they are ready,” added Neal. “At the moment we are giving them a taste of it all by letting them see how we prepare for away games and so that they get used to the players. When they are ready physically, mentally and technically is up to them. For some of them it is in their hands, but others are building towards it.
The full video interview with Neal Ardley can now be viewed on Dons Player and we will feature more preview material on the official website today and tomorrow.