Vital Football

Latest AFC Wimbledon News

Penalty Denies Dons The Points

Penalty Denies Dons The Points

AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Northampton
19th February 2013
19:45
Kingsmeadow

After a slight delay, due to a power cut, AFC Wimbledon and Northampton eventually did battle on Tuesday night, with the points shared.

The lead was taken just before the half hour mark by Wimbledon when Alan Bennett (28) headed home to the delight of the home fans.

Northampton almost levelled soon after but the break came with the hosts one-nil up.

Having had two efforts previously Adebayo Akinfenwa was given the chance to make it third time luck when Northampton were awarded a late penalty. Akinfenwa (76) made no mistake as he slotted home.

AFC Wimbledon remain at the foot of the League Two table following this 1-1 draw, with it being viewed as two dropped points as opposed to one gained.

The official website will be the place to visit for a full report - click here.

Apply To Be A Site Editor



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday February 20 2013
Time: 11:02AM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Wimbledon Articles

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

2017/18 Diving Ban Panel Announced

Following on from the news that the Football Association would look at retrospective action for diving this season...

EFL Introduces ABBA For 2017/18

The EFL yesterday confirmed that it would support the trial of the reformed ABBA penalty format for the new season.

Channel 5 Announce New Face For 2017/18

Channel 5 have announced broadcaster and presenter Colin Murray as their new face for the EFL season of 2017/18.

Archived Vital Wimbledon Articles

Vital Wimbledon articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Wimbledon
Write For Vital Wimbledon
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was 2016-17 a successful season for the Dons?
Suggested By:
Yes39%
No61%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent AFC Wimbledon Results (view all)

AFC Wimbledon Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League