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AFC Wimbledon is a professional football club currently based in Kingston upon Thames, south west London, England, which has played in League One, the third tier of the English football league system, since promotion in 2016. Along with competing in League One, the club will participate in three cup competitions, FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy.

AFC Wimbledon
2018–19 season
ChairmanErik Samuelson
ManagerNeal Ardley
(until 12 November)[1]
Wally Downes
(from 4 December)[2]
StadiumKingsmeadow
League One20th
FA CupFifth round
EFL CupSecond round
EFL TrophySecond round
Top goalscorerLeague:
Joe Pigott (10)

All:
Joe Pigott (13)
Highest home attendance4,848 vs Sunderland (25 August 2018)
Lowest home attendance3,737 vs Peterborough United (12 March 2019)
Average home league attendance4,140
Biggest win4–0 (6 Nov 2018 v. Stevenage, EFL Trophy)
Biggest defeat0–3 (1 September 2018 v. Burton Albion, League One)

Contents

MatchesEdit

Pre-season friendliesEdit

The Dons revealed they will play Reading, Woking, Queens Park Rangers, Brighton & Hove Albion, Havant & Waterlooville and Boreham Wood.[3]

League OneEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
18 Shrewsbury Town 46 12 16 18 51 59 −8 52
19 Southend United 46 14 8 24 55 68 −13 50
20 AFC Wimbledon 46 13 11 22 42 63 −21 50
21 Plymouth Argyle (R) 46 13 11 22 56 80 −24 50 Relegation to EFL League Two
22 Walsall (R) 46 12 11 23 49 71 −22 47
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results [4]
(R) Relegated.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 13 11 22 42 63  −21 50 6 5 12 24 37  −13 7 6 10 18 26  −8

Last updated: 28 April 2019.
Source: BBC

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
GroundAHAHHAAHAHHAHAAHHAHAHAAHHAAHAAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHA
ResultWDDLLLWLLWLLLLLLLLWLDLWWDLDLLLLWWLDWWWLWDDDDWD
Position99712152012161916172020212223232323232324242223242424242424242424242424222322212121211920
Updated to match(es) played on 23 April 2019. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

On 21 June 2018, the League One fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[5][6]

AugustEdit
SeptemberEdit
OctoberEdit
NovemberEdit
DecemberEdit
JanuaryEdit
FebruaryEdit
MarchEdit
AprilEdit
MayEdit

FA CupEdit

The first round draw was made live on BBC by Dennis Wise and Dion Dublin on 22 October.[8] The draw for the second round was made live on BBC and BT by Mark Schwarzer and Glenn Murray on 12 November.[9] The third round draw was made live on BBC by Ruud Gullit and Paul Ince from Stamford Bridge on 3 December 2018.[10] The fourth round draw was made live on BBC by Robbie Keane and Carl Ikeme from Wolverhampton on 7 January 2019.[11] The fifth round draw was broadcast on 28 January 2019 live on BBC, Alex Scott and Ian Wright conducted the draw.[12]

EFL CupEdit

On 15 June 2018, the draw for the first round was made in Vietnam.[13] The second round draw was made from the Stadium of Light on 16 August.[14]

EFL TrophyEdit

On 13 July 2018, the initial group stage draw bar the U21 invited clubs was announced.[15] The draw for the second round was made live on Talksport by Leon Britton and Steve Claridge on 16 November.[16]


Pos Div Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 AFC Wimbledon 3 1 1 0 1 6 3 +3 5 Advance to Round 2
2 L1 Charlton Athletic 2 1 0 1 0 10 2 +8 4
3 L2 Stevenage 3 1 0 0 2 5 12 −7 3
4 ACA Swansea City U21 2 1 0 0 1 1 5 −4 3
Updated to match(es) played on 5 November 2018. Source: EFL.com


SquadEdit

As of 6 October 2018
No. Name Pos. Nat. Place of Birth Age L. Apps L. Goals Int. Caps Int. Goals Signed from Date signed Fee Ends
Goalkeepers
1 Tom King GK   Plymouth 24 8 0 0 0 Millwall 27 June 2018 Loan 1 July 2019
24 Joe McDonnell GK   Basingstoke 25 12 0 0 0 Basingstoke Town 5 July 2014 Undisclosed 1 July 2020
25 Nik Tzanev GK   Wellington 22 0 0 1 0 Brentford 8 May 2017 Free 1 July 2020
35 Aaron Ramsdale GK   Chesterton 21 8 0 0 0 Bournemouth 2 January 2019 Loan 1 July 2019
Defenders
2 Tennai Watson RB   Hillingdon, London 22 18 0 0 0 Reading 10 July 2018 Loan 1 July 2019
3 Ben Purrington LB   Exeter 23 12 0 0 0 Rotherham United 1 August 2018 Loan 1 July 2019
4 Deji Oshilaja CB   Bermondsey, London 26 76 3 0 0 Cardiff City 8 June 2017 Free 1 July 2019
5 Will Nightingale CB   Roehampton, London 23 45 1 0 0 Academy 6 May 2014 Trainee 1 July 2019
6 Terell Thomas CB   Rainham, London 23 0 0 0 0 Wigan Athletic 16 July 2018 Undisclosed 1 July 2020
12 Tyler Garratt LB   Lincoln 22 2 0 0 0 Doncaster Rovers 2 August 2018 Loan 1 July 2019
20 Toby Sibbick RB   Hounslow, London 20 7 0 0 0 Academy 26 August 2016 Trainee 1 July 2019
23 Tom Scott LB   0 0 0 0 Academy Trainee 1 July 2019
26 Rod McDonald CB   Liverpool 27 7 0 0 0 Coventry City 2 August 2018 Undisclosed 1 July 2020
30 Paul Kalambayi CB   Dulwich, London 19 0 0 0 0 Academy 18 February 2016 Trainee 1 July 2019
37 Osaze Urhoghide CB   18 0 0 0 0 Academy 6 April 2018 Trainee 1 July 2019
Midfielders
7 Scott Wagstaff RW   Maidstone 29 12 2 0 0 Gillingham 11 July 2018 Free 1 July 2020
8 Anthony Hartigan CM   Kingston upon Thames, London 19 12 0 0 0 Academy 27 January 2017 Trainee 1 July 2020
11 Mitchell Pinnock RW   Gravesend 24 9 0 0 0 Dover Athletic 15 June 2018 Undisclosed 1 July 2020
14 Liam Trotter CM   Ipswich 30 54 4 0 0 Bolton Wanderers 21 July 2017 Free 1 July 2019
17 Andy Barcham LW   Basildon 32 126 14 0 0 Portsmouth 1 July 2015 Free 1 July 2019
19 Tom Soares DM   Reading 32 55 1 0 0 Bury 31 January 2017 Undisclosed 1 July 2019
21 Egli Kaja RW   Kosovo 21 21 0 0 0 Academy 17 April 2015 Trainee 1 July 2020
27 Neşet Bellikli LW   Sutton, London 20 0 0 0 0 Academy 16 May 2016 Trainee 1 July 2019
28 Alfie Egan AM   Lambeth, London 21 10 0 0 0 Academy 5 February 2016 Trainee 1 July 2019
29 Kosta Sparta RW   19 0 0 0 0 Reading 1 July 2018 Free 1 July 2020
32 Tyler Burey AM   0 0 0 0 Academy Trainee 1 July 2020
36 Ossama Ashley LW   18 0 0 0 0 Academy 16 May 2016 Trainee 1 July 2019
40 Anthony Wordsworth CM   Camden, London 30 8 0 0 0 Southend United 12 July 2018 Free 1 July 2020
Forwards
9 Kwesi Appiah CF   Thamesmead, London 28 31 8 6 1 Crystal Palace 31 May 2017 Free 1 July 2019
10 Jake Jervis CF   Wolverhampton 27 6 0 0 0 Luton Town 31 August 2018 Loan 1 July 2019
18 James Hanson CF   Bradford 31 7 0 0 0 Sheffield United 26 June 2018 Undisclosed 1 July 2020
22 Tommy Wood CF   20 0 0 0 0 Burnley 22 May 2018 Free 1 July 2020
31 Kane Crichlow CF   18 0 0 0 0 Free
39 Joe Pigott CF   Maidstone 25 30 9 0 0 Maidstone United 15 January 2018 Undisclosed 1 July 2021

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CF   James Hanson Sheffield United Undisclosed [17]
1 July 2018 LW   Mitchell Pinnock Dover Athletic Tribunal [18]
1 July 2018 RM   Kosta Sparta Reading Free transfer [19]
1 July 2018 CF   Tommy Wood Burnley Free transfer [20]
11 July 2018 RM   Scott Wagstaff Gillingham Free transfer [21]
12 July 2018 CM   Anthony Wordsworth Southend United Free transfer [22]
16 July 2018 CB   Terell Thomas Wigan Athletic Undisclosed [23]
2 August 2018 CB   Rod McDonald Coventry City Undisclosed [24]
30 August 2018 RB   Kyron Stabana Derby County Free transfer [25]
8 November 2018 LB   James O'Halloran Maidstone United Undisclosed
3 January 2019 AM   Dylan Connolly   Dundalk Undisclosed [26]
31 January 2019 AM   Shane McLoughlin Ipswich Town Free transfer [27]

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CF   Jayden Antwi-Nyame Free agent Released [28]
1 July 2018 CB   Darius Charles Wycombe Wanderers Free transfer [29]
1 July 2018 RM   George Francomb Crawley Town Released [28][30]
1 July 2018 RB   Barry Fuller Gillingham Released [28][31]
1 July 2018 LB   Callum Kennedy Billericay Town Released [28][32]
1 July 2018 LB   Seth Owens Maldon & Tiptree F.C. Released [28]
1 July 2018 CM   Dean Parrett Gillingham Free transfer [33]
1 July 2018 LM   Richard Pingling Merstham F.C. Released [28]
1 July 2018 CB   Paul Robinson Havant & Waterlooville Released [28][34]
1 July 2018 RW   Lloyd Sam Free agent Released [28]
1 July 2018 CF   Lyle Taylor Charlton Athletic Free transfer [35]
31 July 2018 LB   Jonathan Meades Retired N/A [36]
2 August 2018 CF   Cody McDonald Ebbsfleet United Mutual consent [37][38]
19 February 2019 CM   Liam Trotter   Orange County Mutual consent [39]
22 March 2019 RW   Kosta Sparta Free agent Released

Loans inEdit

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
1 July 2018 GK   Tom King Millwall 10 January 2019 [40][41]
10 July 2018 RB   Tennai Watson Reading 31 May 2019 [42]
1 August 2018 LB   Ben Purrington Rotherham United 9 January 2019 [43][44]
2 August 2018 LB   Tyler Garratt Doncaster Rovers 31 May 2019 [45]
31 August 2018 RW   Jake Jervis Luton Town 31 May 2019 [46]
4 January 2019 GK   Aaron Ramsdale Bournemouth 31 May 2019 [47]
16 January 2019 LB   Steve Seddon Birmingham City 31 May 2019 [48]
31 January 2019 FW   Michael Folivi Watford 31 May 2019 [49]

Loans outEdit

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
20 July 2018 SS   Egli Kaja   Livingston 14 December 2018 [50]
10 August 2018 MF   Alfie Egan East Thurrock United 11 October 2018 [51]
18 January 2019 GK   Nik Tzanev Potters Bar Town February 2019 [52]
8 February 2019 CF   Tommy Wood Slough Town March 2019 [53]
5 March 2019 RB   Kyron Stabana Tamworth April 2019 [54]
14 March 2019 CF   Tommy Wood Burgess Hill Town 31 May 2019 [55]
22 March 2019 MF   Alfie Egan Kingstonian 31 May 2019 [56]
22 March 2019 MF   Jack Rudoni Corinthian-Casuals 31 May 2019 [56]
28 March 2019 FB   James O'Halloran Kingstonian 27 April 2019 [57]

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