Wimbledon FC Centenary 1889-1989 - Michael Lidbury

Paperback - Very Good Condition


1889: Formed as Wimbledon Old Centrals, playing on the Common. First honours came with the Clapham League title in 1896. Became Wimbledon FC in May 1905: Moved to Plough Lane 1912 and joined the Athenian League seven years later.

1921: Joined the Isthmian League, winning the Championship for the first of eight times 10 years later, with a then record number of points. Beaten Amateur Cup Finalists, 1935 and 1947.

1963: Amateur Cup winners at Wembley, Eddie Reynolds heading all four against Sutton. Turned professional a year later, joining Southern League, Division One, and winning promotion immediately. Took on Burnley, Leeds and Middlesbrough in FA Cup giant killing runs mid-70s; Premier Division Champions, three years running.

1977: Elected to Football League, gaining promotion to Third Division two years later. Twice relegated back to Division Four, but regained place, as Champ-ions: 1983. Promoted to Second Division 1984, and First Division 1986.

1988: FA Cup winners at Wembley, Lawrie Sanchez heading the goal against Champions Liverpool and Dave Beasant saving a penalty.

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Wimbledon FC Centenary 1889-1989 by Michael Lidbury

In a very good condition. A few light marks and creases to the cover. A few marks to the edges of the spine. See photos for more details.

Additional information

Weight 683 g
Dimensions 29.6 × 20.9 × 1.3 cm




Michael Lidbury