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Young Dons to face Reading on Sunday evening

Change of opposition for AFC Wimbledon's youth team

30 April 2018

AFC Wimbledon's under-18s side will now face their Reading counterparts at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Sunday evening.

Mark Robinson's squad for next season were due to face Derby County this weekend, as part of a series of games aimed at giving our Academy youngsters experience of playing in a stadium environment.

Derby are now unable to fulfil the fixture, but another category 1 side will provide the opposition. The young Dons will face Reading's youth team in a match that will kick-off at 7 pm.

Before that our younger age groups will take on Watford, with the first games at 9 am and the final game against the young Hornets starting at 5 pm.

Scouts and agents will not be admitted entrance for these fixtures.

Parents and guardians of both clubs must have their parent ID card and/or designated match wrist band.

AFC Wimbledon supporters are encouraged and welcome to attend. Please ensure you have proof that you are a supporter to gain entry, for example your season ticket, old match tickets or Dons Trust membership card.

The full timetable for the day is as follows:

U9/10/11s = 9am

U12s = 11am

U13s = 1pm

U14s = 3pm

U15s = 5pm

U17s = 7pm

Our photo shows Academy Head of Football Mark Robinson with under-18s striker Donte Lodge-Francis, winger Tyler Burey and Lead Foundation Phase Coach Joe Roberts.


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