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Anthony: You can take pride in your stadium

Wimbledon midfielder can't wait to play at Plough Lane

11 June 2019

Anthony Wordsworth said it would mean a lot for him to play at Wimbledon’s spiritual home in Plough Lane – and he believes that supporters can take extra pride in helping to build the stadium.

Having played for Wimbledon’s academy two decades ago and helped to keep The Dons in League One, our midfielder is fully aware of the club’s remarkable story. 

“My Dad loves it that I’m here,” said Anthony. “He took me to watch the first-team during my Wimbledon Academy days when we used to get tickets from the club. He has been to watch Wimbledon over the years.

 “It would mean a lot for me to play at Plough Lane, especially having been at Wimbledon at a young age. Obviously, I’ve now played for the club since it reformed, so to play at Plough Lane would be superb for me."

Since his Wimbledon return, Anthony has established a good rapport with our supporters and he would love to run out at a packed Plough Lane in just over a year.

“Our fans are brilliant and that’s shown by the support they showed for us last season, both at home and away. I always go in the bar after home matches to see my family and the fans are always in there so I often have a chat with them. You can tell from talking to them that they genuinely love their club and it’s nice to be a part of it.

“The fans can take pride in what they are doing to help with the new stadium. It will be your stadium back in Wimbledon and that will mean a lot to everyone connected with AFC Wimbledon.”

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