THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

The AFC Wimbledon story

313 WimbledonAuthor Niall Couper wrote in the Independent that his "stomach turned over" when AFC Wimbledon were drawn against Milton Keynes in the FA Cup second round this season. Nevertheless, it made his latest work all the more germane. This Is Our Time is Couper's second book on Wimbledon, following 2003's The Spirit Of Wimbledon which traced the area's footballing lineage from 1922 through to the formation of AFC Wimbledon in 2002. You don't necessarily need to have read that to grasp the thread of events for the sequel, though the opening pages of the book give a potted history of the club's evolution from the 19th century to the brink of the Milton Keynes move. Read more

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