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19 July 2019

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OUR regular look at the opposing team, as Argyle take on AFC Wimbledon during the pre-season tour of Spain.

Fixture
Pre-Season Friendly
Argyle v AFC Wimbledon
La Manga, Spain
Saturday, July 20, 2019
10.30am

Contact
AFC Wimbledon
www.afcwimbledon.co.uk
www.facebook.com/afcwimbledon
www.twitter.com/AFCWimbledon

League Position
Sky Bet League One

Last Five Results
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Pre-Season Friendly
AFC Wimbledon 2
Folivi pen 47, Pigott pen 55
AFC Bournemouth 3
Wilson 15, 24, Fraser 78

Saturday, July 13, 2019
Pre-Season Friendly
Kickers Offenbach 3
Shala pen 47, Kalambayi o.g. 51, Reinhard 90
AFC Wimbledon 2
Pigott 60, Wood 85

Friday, July 12, 2019
Pre-Season Friendly
Kaiserslautern 1
Bjarnason 23
AFC Wimbledon 0

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Pre-Season Friendly
AFC Wimbledon 2
Rudoni pen 68, Folivi pen 87
Bristol City 3
Webster 32, Diedhiou 47, 56

Friday, July 5, 2019
Pre-Season Friendly
AFC Wimbledon 0
Brentford 3
Forss 56, Norgaard 81, Watkins 84

Next Game
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Pre-Season Friendly
Met Police v AFC Wimbledon

Leading Scorer Last Season
Joe Pigott 15

Last Argyle Game
December 26, 2018
Sky Bet League One
AFC Wimbledon 2
Wordsworth 32, Pinnock 75
Argyle 1
Fox 23

Manager – Wally Downes
A Wimbledon legend as a player through the stellar years of the 1980s, Wally Downes took over as manager in December 2018 and superbly steered the club away from relegation after a sparkling run of form at the end of last season.

Pre-Match View
"We have Wally from the start of the season now, and he can lay down exactly what he demands from us. He’s the sort of person you don’t want to be letting down. I am sure we will be more than alright this season." Will Nightingale, Defender

Green Connections
The most recent example to represent both clubs was Jake Jervis, who spent last season on loan with Wimbledon after three years at Home Park between 2015 and 2018.

Going further back, David Kemp starred as a striker for Argyle before moving into coaching at Wimbledon, where he played a role in the Dons winning the FA Cup in 1988. He then returned to Home Park as manager in 1990.

Ticket News
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Stadium Details
La Manga Club Resort is an exclusive holiday and sports resort located on the Costa Blanca in Spain. The resort boasts football pitches, tennis courts and golf courses.

How to Get There
Address:
 La Manga Club Resort, 30389 La Manga Club, Cartagena (Murcia), Spain.

Things to do in La Manga
Apart from the obvious of enjoying the local beaches at this beautiful time of the year, the Bateria de Castillitos is worth a visit in the Cartagena area. It is a historic mountain top of gun emplacements and a fortress used to protect this stunning region through centuries of battles.


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