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'Fan power' lifts Dons into League Two

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Celtic romp to Cup win while Wimbledon reach the League

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Peterborough overhaul deficit to seal final date

Craig Mackail-Smith signed off from London Road in style last night as his 34th goal of the season booked Peterborough United a League One play-off final place against Huddersfield Town.

We are biggest underdogs since the Crazy Gang, claims Pulis

Tony Pulis insisted yesterday that the chasm in resources and expectations meant victory for his Stoke City side over Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday would represent the biggest FA Cup final upset since Wimbledon shocked Liverpool in 1988.

Coventry confirm Andy Thorn as manager

Coventry have confirmed the appointment of Andy Thorn as the club's permanent manager.

All England Club seeks Government crackdown on touts

The All England Club is urging the Government to make ticket-touting at Wimbledon a criminal offence.

Wimbledon champion will pocket over £1m

The singles champions at Wimbledon this year will each receive £1.1m, a 10 per cent increase from last year.

Primark looks to break into new territory

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Dean Holdsworth: Still Crazy after all these years? Not him

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Pantoland's streets are paved with gold

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Brown committed to Motherwell despite flirtation with Dons

Motherwell manager Craig Brown was "very flattered" by interest from Aberdeen but is happy to be staying at Fir Park. Motherwell yesterday issued a statement to announce Brown and his assistant Archie Knox had met with Aberdeen officials to discuss the Dons manager's job, made vacant by Mark McGhee's departure last week, but would not be moving to Pittodrie.

Moore's late double leaves Dons merry

Two goals from Sammy Moore cruelly denied impoverished Ebbsfleet United £90,000 for reaching the second round of the FA Cup as AFC Wimbledon won 3-2 after extra time in their replay at Stonebridge Road last night.

Clinging on and on the way up: A tale of two fan clubs

Both run by supporters but with wildly differing results on and off the field, Ebbsfleet and AFC Wimbledon meet in the FA Cup tonight. Glenn Moore looks at two new-model outfits
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