AFC Wimbledon celebrates promotion at Civic Centre

AFC Wimbledon will celebrate their promotion into the Football League with a party at the Civic Centre, Morden on Thursday 7 July.

The Mayor of Merton, Leader of the council and other councillors will attend the invitation-only event, along with AFC Wimbledon officials, team management and volunteers.

Mayor of Merton, Councillor Gilli Lewis-Lavender said: “Having AFC Wimbledon back in the football league is a great achievement. This civic occasion is to congratulate the team on their fantastic success.”

Leader of Merton Council, Councillor Stephen Alambritis said: “We are extremely proud of AFC Wimbledon’s recent achievements which are testament to the hard work they have put into the club and their style of play. Everyone’s aspiration is now to bring them back to the borough as soon as is possible.”

AFC Wimbledon Chief Executive Erik Samuelson said: “It is great to be celebrating our promotion in Merton. Wimbledon is our historic home and we are actively seeking a stadium back in the borough. Until then, Morden is the place where all our fans can come and see our extensive memorabilia. We look to the future with renewed optimism and thank Merton for their support.”