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Monday, 14 October 2019

AFC Wimbledon thanks fans for helping to bring football home




Football fans hoping to bring AFC Wimbledon home have been digging deep.

Over 5,000 people have taken part in a crowdfunding campaign which finished last week.

The aim was for every person who signed up to pay £10 to have their name inscribed somewhere at the new site in Plough Lane once it is built.

The 5,200 who have invested is higher than the capacity at the Cherry Red Records Stadium at Kingsmeadow.

AFC says "To say we are unbelievably grateful for your astonishing support would be no exaggeration."

Chief executive, Joe Palmer, said; "This campaign has not only surpassed our wildest expectations, for which we can't thank you enough, it's also taught us one or two unforgettable things about our club and our supporters."

The campaign is now closed however fundraising partners at Seedrs will be contacting investors who have not yet paid over the next few days to give them the opportunity to do so.

Investors who haven't yet paid will have until 5pm on Friday to do so.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:00 pm  

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