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Luke: best since I joined

13 September 2013

Long-serving forward salutes quality of squad

rates AFC Wimbledon’s class of 2013/14 as the best squad he has played in since he joined the club over four years ago.Luke Moore

that healthy competition for places this season is bringing the best out of him as a player.Dons PlayerThe attacking midfielder, who signed for Wimbledon in June, 2009, told Rob Cornell on

“I am really enjoying it at the moment,” said Luke. “I am pleased with the way that I have started this season, but I cannot rest on my laurels. There are so many players here that are champing at the bit to get in the team. With the squad that the manager has assembled it is going to be tough to keep my place, but he has given me opportunities and I need to keep taking them.

“It is probably the best squad that I have played in since I have been at the club. In midfield there is a lot of competition with the likes of Sammy Moore, Harry Pell and Peter Sweeney in there. We all know that we have to be on top of our games to stay in the team.”

AFC Wimbledon make their second trip to the Proact Stadium tomorrow with League 2 leaders Chesterfield lying in wait and Luke Moore is under no illusions about the size of the task.

“It is going to be tough because they have started the season really well and are top of the league,” he added. “We have had a good week of training though and if we can go there and be positive and apply ourselves, then there is no reason why we cannot get something from the game. We have set our targets in-house for the season, but it is too early to say how we will do. We are confident that we can definitely push up the table though and not be looking over our shoulders like last season.”

Dons Player subscribers can listen to the full interview with Luke Moore on our premium site, along with the thoughts of Neal Ardley and Barry Fuller.

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