Match Preview: A.F.C Wimbledon (A)

Wanderers are back in Sky Bet League One action tomorrow afternoon at Kingsmeadow with Keith Hill’s men taking on A.F.C Wimbledon.

A.F.C Wimbledon are currently 19th in the table and look set to secure a fifth consecutive season in the third tier of English football.

Team News

In his pre-match press conference with, Wanderers manager Keith Hill said that Jack Hobbs is out, with Yoan Zouma and Kean Bryan facing late fitness tests for tomorrow's fixture.

Anthony Georgiou may come into contention, after joining up with the squad earlier this week.

Ronan Darcy returned to full contact training this week after his absence and may also be in line to face the Wimbly Womblies.

Head to Head

Since the club was founded in 2002, we have taken on the Dons three times.

The Whites took on Glyn Hodges men earlier this season, which ended in a 2-2 draw at the University of Bolton Stadium.

Match Coverage

As usual, match updates will be provided by the club’s official twitter account (@OfficialBWFC). We will keep you up to date with the action to ensure you don’t miss a kick – delivering a match report shortly after the final whistle with post-match reaction from manager, Keith Hill.

Live commentary will also be available by the iFollow BWFC channel (subscribe via the website), with the Bolton FM team providing the coverage.

Betting Odds

A.F.C Wimbledon come into the game as favourites at the time of writing according to Sky Bet, and are being priced at 1/1 (Evens) to win the game.

Wanderers are regarded as underdogs and are priced at 5/2 to win the game, with a draw being priced at 12/5. Odds are subject to change.

Man in the Middle – Marc Edwards

Saturday’s match will be officiated by Marc Edwards. He will be assisted by Andrew Laver and Daniel Cook with Abbas Khan appointed as the fourth official.

Edwards has officiated 23 matches this season, with the most recent being a draw between Oldham Athletic and Forest Green Rovers. 

So far this campaign he has handed out 60 yellow cards (2.61 per game) and one red card (0.04 per game).

Currently in his third season as a referee, Edwards last refereed a Wanderers game in December.

Oddly enough, that fixture was Bolton Wanderers vs. A.F.C Wimbledon.

Key man for the Dons – Joe Pigott

Since joining from Maidstone United in January 2018, Pigott has made over 100 appearances for the Wimbly Womblies.

He scored four minutes into his debut for the club, and has gone on to score over 30 competitive goals.

This season, he has scored nine goals in 38 games.

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