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3 May 2017

Fans praise speech from Dickie

Our club President Dickie Guy’s speech at Sunday’s end of season celebration received an excellent response from supporters on social media.

Following our post paying tribute to the speech on Twitter and Facebook, Dons fans posted messages to the club’s official social media accounts and a selection of these are published below.

@KentWomble - That old adage "Never meet your hero" Pfft. I've always enjoyed meeting mine, ever since shyly asking for his autograph over 40 years ago...

@combyne - And I was delighted to have seen him play on so many occasions. #Legend

@daysofspeed - A giant of a man who typifies all that is good. Viva el Presidente.

@bethell71 - First keeper I saw play. In awe of Sir Dickie #DonsLegend

The below messages were all posted on Facebook:

Mick Adams - The man I stood behind when first watching Wimbledon at Plough Lane. When he ran out, I knew we would be okay. Still feel the same when I see him now. Hero, legend, gentleman...

Martin Allen - Dickie's speech was fantastic. Highlight of the whole day for me by a long way.

Sharon Armfield - I knew all about him before my first ever game and he had finished playing by then!

I am taking alone time ago.😀Carol Norris - Dickie guy signed my 18th birthday day card with the rest of the team

Austin Green - My first footballing hero when I started supporting in 1974!!

Aideen Rochford - Love this man. Bravest strongest man I know.

Claire Heller - Me too Aideen, one in a million!

- We're not worthy... We're not worthy... Legend! Warren Ramsdale

Dennis Lowndes - Unfortunately, I didn't see Dickie’s end of season speech, but the Ladies & Girls section are proud of what he has done for the club and we thank him.

Traci Turnstile - He is an absolute legend and makes me laugh and cry with his speeches.

Paul Moulton - One hell of a man! One of the nicest people on the planet and a credit to the club.

Dave Lawrie - Came into the Wimbledon squad just when we needed him and he made the position his own quickly. Who can forget his heroics at Burnley (in particular) and against Leeds. Superb keeper and a great asset to AFC Wimbledon.

Alan Hyde - Signed an autograph for me (along with the rest of the team) back in 1974/75 season. Legend indeed.

- God. Ray Armfield

Andy Marchant - Dickie Guy. Every club should have one. Very few have.

Tony Williams - I remember him well..great goalie!

Andy Myerscough - Dickie Guy.. Legend!


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