AFC Wimbledon Newspaper Headlines Book

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You can relive the history of AFC Wimbledon through decades of newspaper headlines.

  • Personalise with any name and message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A3 and A4 editions with colour pages available from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1962 to the present day

Relive the history of AFC Wimbledon through newspaper clippings in this personalised AFC Wimbledon book. With coverage beginning in 1962, the year the Dons won the Isthmian League, this magnificent piece of AFC Wimbledon memorabilia takes you through decades of history, revisiting all the key moments from Plough Lane, Kingsmeadow and beyond, right up until the present day.

The history of Wimbledon football is a complex one, not least because it is split between two different entities. The original Wimbledon’s rise to the top was nothing short of meteoric. Only joining the Football League in 1977, nine years later they were playing top flight football, thanks to three promotions in four years. But Sam Hammam’s self-styled “Crazy Gang” weren’t done there. The perennially defiant side featuring Vinnie Jones, Dennis Wise, John Fashanu and Lawrie Sanchez defeated league champions Liverpool in the 1988 F.A. Cup final courtesy of a now-legendary penalty save by Dave Beasant. The match would be remembered as one of the biggest cup final upsets of all time. This version of Wimbledon FC would be officially laid to rest in 2004, when the club, now relocated to Milton Keynes, changed its name accordingly. In response, Wimbledon supporters founded a new club, AFC Wimbledon. Working its way up through the division, the team went 78 league games unbeaten, earning six promotions, and entering the Football League in 2011, the first club formed in the 21st century to do so.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

Your Personalised Wimbledon Memorabilia

Our books are available in a variety of covers and can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special certificate message of your choice printed on the opening title page. A luxury gift box is also an option.

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Football Book Cover Options

Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • A4 Cover in Brown Hardback – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

Further Information

Our Personalised Football Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any football club unless specifically stated.

200mm
afc wimbledon football book
280mm

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Rated 5 out of 5

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In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!

Derek Peck Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 November

Looked the ideal present online and certainly didn't disappoint when it arrived in the post.

wombles1952 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I did not know what to buy a ninety year young person for his birthdayI was very happy when I found your website -there and then i found the perfect gifthe is a A.F.C Wimbledon fan -I purchased the Wimbledon book which gave the history of Wimbledon though the years right up to when we fought the last game of last season to surviveWOW !! he can't put the book downso thank you for making someone very happy

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Beautiful book

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Unhappy customer Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 23 January

Book itself is great but is only…

Book itself is great but is only suitable for white little boys which seems unfair. all well and good personalising the name but if your child is of a different race or gender to the illustration, the book is pointless. Feels like this needs to be made clearer on the website. Customer services not very understanding and slow at responding.

Jill Jones Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

Have bought 3 of these books now so…

Have bought 3 of these books now so pleased with them !

Joanne Elliott Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 22 January

I ordered a newspaper for my Dad’s 80th…

I ordered a newspaper for my Dad’s 80th birthday - he was born on 7th January 1940. When he opened the paper it was 8th January and also a Glasgow Herald which would be great for someone who lived in this area but not for someone who doesn’t. I emailed the day after his birthday 8th January to enquire why this was and apart from an automatic reply to say I would be contacted, have heard nothing. Needless to say I am disappointed with the customer service I have received.

Karen Ashworth Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

A beautiful book I gave to my grandson…

A beautiful book I gave to my grandson for his 1st birthday. Thank you.

Dr Strange Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

Excellent service and product

Excellent service and product

Steven Dean Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 January

Loved the book.

Loved the book.

Nicky G Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 January

Excellent service

Excellent service. Arrived safely. Lovely presentation box. Very happy with content. Know my friend will love this. Good price too with Groupon voucher.

Penny West Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 20 January

Book did not arrive when was advised of…

Book did not arrive when was advised of delivery timeframe. I sent email asking which courier would be delivering as was sent tracking number that did not link to any courier service or say who it would be to track! Response came 2 weeks later after book was delivered apologising for late response but she stated that it was fine because the book had been delivered!!! Shocking service, will not use the company again.

Alan Shepherd Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 January

Well worth buying

The book was larger than I was led to believe. I thought I ordered A4 but it was slightly smaller than A3. It could have been my mistake. It was my understanding that it was going to contain reports about my team (Plymouth Argyle). What I found was there was also reports of different games that took place on the same day. It also included reports on rugby and cricket. They scanned the full page. I was disappointed at first, however, after reading part of the book I'm finding it very interesting. If you are a football fan and like reading other reports, then you will enjoy this book.

LINDA PROCK Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 20 January

Have not received book yet

Have not received book yet. Original purchase said book would be dispatched 1/13 and delivery 1/15-1/17 . I called and questioned the time frame because I was willing to pay to expedite . They assured the dispatch date is not right because of their software but the shipping is correct. Still do not have it on 1/20 and will not have it in time for my Mom. They answer the phone in the UK with a NY number so ship from location is deceiving. They ship USPS partner which is slower and tracking is horrible. I had to call for tracking number, they do not update you. Customer Service is only open 8-noon ET. Really upset about this

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