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Haydon picks Posh friend

24 August 2014

Dons mascot and club physio get soakings

Haydon the Womble threw down the gauntlet to Peterborough United’s mascot Peter Burrow to take up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge before getting a soaking at half-time of yesterday’s Hartlepool match.

It was the Wimbledon mascot’s turn to take on the challenge that has caught the nation’s imagination and he nominated his rabbit friend from Peterborough, along with Foxy (London Youth Games mascot) and Stokie the Dragon (Basingstoke Town mascot).

 .You TubeHaydon was nominated by Daniel Revell. To watch a video clip of Haydon (picture above by Paul Willatts) getting soaked in front of the Chemflow End, click on 

 to view a video clip.Stuart’s Challenge . Former Arsenal and Watford footballer Paulo Vernazza was among Stuart’s nominations. Click on  Neal ArdleyAFC Wimbledon physio Stuart Douglas also took up the Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday, following manager 

The Ice Bucket Challenge aims to raise awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known in the UK as Motor Neurones Disease.

website. Simply text ICED55 followed by an amount (such as £5) to 70070. MNDA It’s an idea which has raised millions of pounds for the charity and if you wish to make a contribution, visit the


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