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Ladies aim for cup glory

31 October 2013

Dons Ladies Development squad close in on first round proper

AFC Wimbledon Ladies will be aiming for FA Cup glory of their own this Sunday when the club’s development squad have a chance to reach the first round proper.

Just five days before the men take on Coventry City at the Cherry Red Records Stadium, the Dons Ladies will be aiming to earn their own slice of FA Cup history.

In just their first season since the club launched a development side, AFC Wimbledon’s young squad have upset the odds to beat two opponents so far and another win at Chichester Town would see them emerge from the qualifying rounds. marked her full debut with a goal in the 35Grace Henry. It got even better for the visitors before half-time when Chloe Greer set-up the opener for AFC Wimbledon with a superb individual run and cross that was volleyed home emphatically by Emily Bernard, the Dons earned a 2-1 at Prince of Wales Ladies in their second qualifying round tie earlier this month. Roland HardingManaged by

Though Prince of Wales reduced the deficit 10 minutes after the break and threatened to draw level, AFC Wimbledon weathered the storm and deservedly earned an opportunity to make the first round proper.

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