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AFC Wimbledon Preview

30 July 2012

Preston North End will make the trip down south to face League Two side AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday evening, their first visit to Kingsmeadow.

AFC Wimbledon v Preston North End
Tuesday 31st July 2012, 7.45pm
Pre-Season Friendly
The Cherry Red Records Stadium

Starting out from scratch in the Counties League, Wimbledon quickly progressed up the non-league table and created history just over 12 months ago by

Tuesday’s encounter will mark the first ever meeting between Preston North End and AFC Wimbledon since the Dons formed in 2002.
The Opponents

John Welsh and winger David Amoo will be hoping for a return to action, but striker Lee Trundle will definitely be out with a knee injury.

Tough tackling midfielder Jack King looks likely to miss Preston’s trip down south due to an ankle injury sustained in the first half against AEK.
Team News

It was arguably North End’s strongest pre-season performance, and the Dons will provide a different type of test for Graham Westley’s side. 

The Lilywhites will head to the country’s capital in buoyant mood following their 1-0 win over Greek side AEK Athens last Saturday courtesy of winger Jeffery Monakana’s late strike.

Preston North End will resume their busy pre-season schedule on Tuesday night with a trip to London to face League Two outfit AFC Wimbledon.  winning promotion to the fourth tier of English football. 

About to start their second season in League Two, the Dons have been busy in the transfer market and have recently snapped up Dutch centre-back Pim Balkestein following his release by Brentford

Prices for the game are as follows:
Seating (Paul Strank Stand) and Standing (East Stand)
Adults £10
Seniors (over 65) £7
Juniors (U16) £2
All admission will be via payment at the turnstiles on the night of the game.

Preston North End would like to remind supporters to set off early for the game due to the Olympic Games.

The stadium’s address is as follows:
The Cherry Red Records Stadium
Jack Goodchild Way
422a Kingston Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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But that is not all, there will be reaction after the final whistle from North End boss Graham Westley and one of your favourite PNE stars on PNE Player.

North End commentary duo Jonathan Breeze and Anthony Wareing will be live at the ground bringing you all the action as it happens.

If you are unable to attend Tuesday night's game, then we have the perfect alternative for you.

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