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Neal hails Mike's offer

7 June 2014

You can boost the squad after offer from lifelong fan

Neal Ardley has thanked Mike Richardson for an “unbelievably generous” offer towards the summer playing budget and he believes it could make a big difference to his plans.

Mike, who has been a Wimbledon supporter for over 50 years, has pledged to match every new £1 donation made by fans towards the playing budget during June.

With the club’s Vice President promising to match up to £100,000 of new donations, it means that an extra £200,000 could be allocated to Neal’s transfer fund.

Neal Ardley said: “Mike’s offer is unbelievably generous. I speak regularly with Mike and he appreciates how hard it is to get better players in on a budget. We are aiming to raise the standard by signing players who are better than this level. Mike’s contribution could make a big difference in doing this as we try to improve the squad from last season.”

 and Mike hopes his idea can build on these campaigns.We Are Wimbledon FundAFC Wimbledon supporters have produced a superb response to back their fans-owned club in recent years by supporting initiatives such as the Blue & Yellow Club and the 

Letters and e-mails were sent out last week to supporters with Mike’s message and details of how to make a donation, which can either be by signing up to the We Are Wimbledon Fund or by sending a one-off donation to the club.

  . Your AFC Wimbledon . If you missed our previous announcement, click on Transfer BudgetMike’s offer yesterday received press coverage in the Wimbledon Guardian and this article can be read by clicking on

One-off donations can be made by bank transfer (sort code 089250 and account number 7060 6719) or make out a cheque to 'AFC Wimbledon' at the following address:

AFC Wimbledon

The Cherry Red Records Stadium

Jack Goodchild Way

422a Kingston Road

Kingston upon Thames

KT1 3PB.

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