Recovered from last night yet? Steve Seddon’s injury-time equaliser at Luton means we have now lost just once in our last 10 games, and remain unbeaten away from home since 2 February. Despite that, we remain in the relegation zone and continue to be one point from safety.
Wally Downes praised our defensive resilience after the draw at Luton. Speaking to iFollow, he said: “We had people blocking the ball, we had the goalkeeper saving it, we had strikers working hard, and if you keep going, you get your just desserts, and I thought we were worth the draw.”
Luton boss Mick Harford said his side needed to be more clinical in front of goal. “I thought we were brilliant today,” he told Luton’s official web site. “Possession, chances created, the way we moved the ball around: the game could have been out of sight by half-time. But we weren’t clinical enough.”
Accrington manager John Coleman doesn’t believe 51 points will keep his side safe. Stanley won 2-1 at Doncaster last night and are up to 14th in the table, but Coleman said: “This is a very, very strange league this season. There will be twists and turns until the very end.”
Steve Seddon has been rechristened by therealefl.co.uk. Their match report on last night’s game reads: “AFC Wimbledon took a small step towards League One survival last night, courtesy of Gareth Seddon’s late equaliser away at Luton.” Nice one Gareth.
Tommy Wood missed Burgess Hill’s last game through injury. He played in their loss to Carshalton on Good Friday, but was unavailable for their 1-1 draw with Lewes on Monday. Alfie Egan and James O’Halloran both played as Kingstonian lost both of their Easter fixtures, to Hornchurch and Merstham respectively.
Our home match against Wycombe is a sell-out. Metropolitan Police have advised all Wycombe fans that the bars will be for home fans only.
The under-23s lost 1-0 to Bristol Rovers yesterday. Kwesi Appiah missed a penalty, whilst Deji Oshilaja also featured. The team had beaten Luton 4-0 three days earlier, with goals from Tyler Garratt, Ayoub Assal, and Zach Robinson (two).
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ON THIS DAY – 2010. We concluded our first season in the Conference National with a 1-0 defeat at Gateshead. Daryl Clare scored the only goal of the game in the fourth minute as the Dons slumped to the fifth defeat in their last six games. However, we still ended the campaign in eighth place, a more than respectable effort in our first year at national level since 2002. Note: Gateshead is far away.
CD, ND, MH, GJ