Neal Ardley pictured during the Wimbledon FC 2001/02 season

AFC Wimbledon appoint Neal Ardley as manager

AFC Wimbledon have appointed Neal Ardley as their new manager.

Scott Brown could face HJK Helsinki in Champions League qualifier

Scott Brown has a “very good” chance of being fit for the second-leg of Celtic's Champions League third qualifier against HJK Helsinki in Finland tomorrow night, according to Hoops' assistant manager Johan Mjallby.

League round-up: Addicks on the up but Donny sink

Doncaster Rovers have been relegated after four years in the Championship, while in League One Charlton Athletic have won promotion.

<b>March 5 - Jamie Pitman (Hereford)</b><br/>
With Hereford two points above the League Two relegation zone, the board acted to remove Jamie Pitman. In his last game in charge, the 36-year-old guided the Bulls to a 2-1 win over AFC Wimbledon - but had failed to win any of the previous seven games. Hereford chairman David Keyte said:

Jamie Pitman sacked by League Two strugglers Hereford

Manager Jamie Pitman has been sacked by League Two strugglers Hereford less than 48 hours after clinching the club's first home win since October.

‘We don’t want to finish below Tottenham – that is my main target,’ says Wojciech Szczesny, Arsenal goalkeeper

Arsenal fixture threatened by Tube strike

Arsenal yesterday became the first London club to signal their home Boxing Day fixture was under threat from proposed industrial action that would hit Tube services in the capital. The club said that they were "monitoring the situation" regarding the proposed London Underground strike which could affect their game against Wolves on Monday.

Bulman makes the most of Wombles' wobbles

AFC Wimbledon 2 Crawley Town 5: Brown bemused by Wimbledon's 'shocking' gift of goals to bitter rivals

Dons fans celebrate League return but Rovers spoil party

Fan-owned Wimbledon lose on comeback and face battle to put down roots among bigger rivals

Virgo bursts Wimbledon bubble

AFC Wimbledon 2 Bristol Rovers 3: Late penalty wins it for fancied Rovers but new boys make their presence felt on historic day

AFC Wimbledon: Brown plots different way up for Crazy Gang's heirs

Wimbledon manager offers a contrasting approach from club's forerunners as he prepares for League bow.

Instant guide to the lower Leagues

Nick Szczepanik looks at the season ahead in Leagues One and Two

AFC Wimbledon: The Dons are back &ndash; and they mean business

It took nine years but this week the club who died return to life in the big league &ndash; and they're run by fans.

Zamora strike keeps Fulham flying

Crusaders 1 Fulham 3

Carling Cup draw sets up Nottingham derby

Steve McClaren's first cup tie back in English football will see his Nottingham Forest side face local rivals Notts County at the City Ground.

Supporters Direct faces funding battle after anti-MK Dons tweets

Talks are likely to start this week between the Premier League and Supporters Direct (SD), with a view to restoring some of the funding for the latter organisation. This was withdrawn last week following a series of offensive tweets sent by SD chief executive officer Dave Boyle.

'Fan power' lifts Dons into League Two

AFC Wimbledon won promotion to the Football League on Saturday after beating Luton Town in the Conference play-off final. Wimbledon won 4-3 on penalties after 120 goalless minutes at Eastlands, sending them into League Two.

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