Nicknamed "The Coasters" from being based in an area known as The Fylde Coast, Biggest Win - 10-0 vs Droylsden, 29th October 2013, NPL Premier Division Kingsmeadow Jack Goodchild Way 422a Kingston Road Kingston-upon-Thames Surrey KT1 3PB Telephone - 02 Capacity - 4,850 (2,265 Seated) Formed - 1889 Nickname(s) - The Dons, Wombles, The Crazy Gang Club Colours - All Blue - White Pinstriped Shirts Current League - League 1 Conference South Winners - 2008-09 as AFC Wimbledon Division 4 Winners - 1982-83 as Wimbledon FC FA Cup Winners - 1988 as Wimbledon FC Wimbledon Football Club is an English professional football club, originally from Wimbledon, south west London.Formed in 1889 as Wimbledon Old Centrals, the club spent most of its history in amateur and semi-professional non-League football before a rapid ascent to the top-flight of English football in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Professional football teams in the UK : English premier football teams generally do quite well in the European football championships, with English football teams featuring quite heavily in the football contests mentioned below and in fact, some of them actually winning quite a few as well, and so do some of the Scottish football teams!
However, the England football team themselves, usually don't do so well in the world cup, (apart from winning the World cup in 1966!!!
Following the publication of the Taylor Report, which recommended that all top-flight clubs play in all-seater stadiums, the club decided that it needed to move from its Plough Lane home in 1991.
Wimbledon began to ground-share with nearby Crystal Palace FC, an originally temporary arrangement that ended up lasting over ten years.
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This page was last updated on the 9th of February 2018.The club became AFC Bournemouth in 1972, which for many years made them notable as the club with the longest name in the Football League.The club made their initial steps to professionalism in 1910, signing their first paid player from Southampton for B#10.For the start of the 2008-09 season, the club changed their name to AFC Fylde, and became North West Counties League - Premier Division champions in the same season, for promotion to the Northern Premier League - Division 1 North.Promotion to the Premier League came in 2011-12, and promotion to the Conference North in 2013-14 after a play-off final win against Ashton United FC on penalties after a 1-1 draw.Wimbledon stayed in the First Division and then the FA Premier League from 1986 until 2000.