2012–13 AFC Wimbledon season

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AFC Wimbledon
2012–13 season
Chairman Erik Samuelson
Manager Terry Brown (sacked 19 September 2012)
Simon Bassey (caretaker, until 10 October 2012)
Neal Ardley
League Two 20th
Football League Cup First Round v Stevenage
FA Cup Second Round v MK Dons
Football League Trophy First Round v Southend United
Top goalscorer League: Jack Midson, 13
All: Jack Midson, 15
Highest home attendance 4,749 v Exeter City (13 April 2013)
Lowest home attendance 3,350 v Torquay United (18 September 2012)
Average home league attendance 4,060
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2012–2013 season was AFC Wimbledon's second season in the Football League. It also marked the 10th anniversary since AFC Wimbledon's formation in 2002.

League table[edit]

Team
Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Gillingham 46 23 14 9 66 39 +27 83
P Rotherham United 46 24 7 15 74 59 +15 79
P Port Vale 46 21 15 10 87 52 +35 78
4 Burton Albion 46 22 10 14 71 65 +6 76
5 Cheltenham Town 46 20 15 11 58 51 +7 75
6 Northampton Town 46 21 10 15 64 55 +9 73
P Bradford City 46 18 15 13 63 52 +11 69
8 Chesterfield 46 18 13 15 60 45 +15 67
9 Oxford United 46 19 8 19 60 61 -1 65
10 Exeter City 46 18 10 18 63 62 +1 64
11 Southend United 46 16 13 17 61 55 +6 61
12 Rochdale 46 16 13 17 68 70 −2 61
13 Fleetwood Town 46 15 15 16 55 57 −2 60
14 Bristol Rovers 46 16 12 18 60 69 −9 60
15 Wycombe Wanderers 46 17 9 20 50 60 −10 60
16 Morecambe 46 15 13 18 55 61 −6 58
17 York City 46 12 19 15 50 60 −10 55
18 Accrington Stanley 46 14 12 20 51 68 −17 54
19 Torquay United 46 13 14 19 55 62 −7 53
20 AFC Wimbledon 46 14 11 21 54 76 −22 53
21 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 13 20 46 55 −9 52
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 13 12 21 55 62 −7 51
R Barnet 46 13 12 21 47 59 −12 51
R Aldershot Town 46 11 15 20 42 60 −18 48
Promotion to League One
Qualification to League Two Play-offs
Relegation to Conference National


Results summary[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A A H A H H A H A A H A H H A A H H A A H H A A H H H A A H H A H A H A A A H A H A H A H
Result W L L D L L L W L L W L D W L L W D L L D L L W W D D D L L W D W D L W W W L W L L L D D W
Position 9 14 17 17 21 21 21 20 22 22 21 22 22 21 21 21 21 20 20 22 21 22 24 24 22 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 21 23 24 21 18 18 18 16 18 19 21 21 23 20

Last updated: 27 April 2013.
Source: BBC Sport

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 14 11 21 54 76 −22 53 6 8 9 28 34 −6 8 3 12 26 42 −16

Last updated: 27 April 2013.
Source: BBC Sport

Match results[edit]

Pre-season Friendlies[edit]

League Two 2012–13[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

FA Cup 2012–13[edit]

Football League Cup 2012–13[edit]

Football League Trophy 2012–13[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 19 July 2013.
No. Nat Pos Player Total League Two FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 England GK Seb Brown 19 0 16 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
8 England MF Sammy Moore 30 2 25+3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0
10 England FW Jack Midson 48 15 38+5 13 3 2 1 0 1 0
11 England FW Luke Moore 38 4 27+8 4 2 0 1 0 0 0
12 England MF Harry Pell 17 2 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 England DF Jim Fenlon 21 1 16+1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0
16 France MF Kevin Sainte-Luce 14 2 5+9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 England FW Charlie Strutton 17 3 2+12 0 1+2 3 0 0 0 0
27 Scotland MF Peter Sweeney 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Ghana DF Will Antwi 25 0 22+1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
39 Republic of Ireland DF Alan Bennett 18 1 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who played on loan for AFC Wimbledon but subsequently returned to their parent club:
9 England FW Ben Dickenson 7 2 5+2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Austria FW Jesse Darko 12 0 2+10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 England DF Angus MacDonald 6 0 2+2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
22 England DF Curtis Haynes-Brown 6 0 3+3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 England GK John Sullivan 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 England MF George Francomb 16 0 14+1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 England DF Dale Bennett 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
28 England MF Steven Gregory 18 0 15 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
28 England FW Gary Alexander 18 3 16+2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 England MF Yado Mambo 16 0 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
31 Wales DF Jonathan Meades 26 1 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 England MF Jake Reeves 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 Scotland GK Neil Sullivan 19 0 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
37 England FW Paul McCallum 9 4 6+3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 England MF Toby Ajala 13 0 11+1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Players who played for AFC Wimbledon but were subsequently released or sold by the club:
2 Kenya DF Curtis Osano 20 0 15+2 0 1+2 0 0 0 0 0
3 Scotland DF Warren Cummings 12 0 7+2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
4 England MF Louis Harris 9 1 6+1 1 1 0 0+1 0 0 0
5 Netherlands DF Pim Balkestein 27 2 22+2 2 0+1 0 1 0 0+1 0
6 England DF Mat Mitchel-King 25 2 22+1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
7 England MF Stacy Long 32 3 23+5 3 1+1 0 1 0 0+1 0
9 England FW Byron Harrison 26 8 16+5 7 1+2 1 0+1 0 1 0
12 England MF Christian Jolley 19 0 6+9 0 2 0 1 0 0+1 0
14 England DF Callum McNaughton 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 England MF Huw Johnson 11 0 1+7 0 1+1 0 0 0 1 0
18 England MF Brendan Kiernan 8 1 2+4 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
19 England FW Jason Prior 6 0 1+5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 England MF Frankie Merrifield 6 1 1+4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
23 England MF Rashid Yussuff 25 3 16+7 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
25 Central African Republic DF Kelly Youga 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Venezuela GK Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
34 England MF Kieran Djilali 5 0 0+5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 England MF Ryan Hervel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 England DF Chris Hussey 19 0 18+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Top Scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name League Two FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy Total
1 FW England 10 Jack Midson 13 2 0 0 15
2 FW England 9 Byron Harrison 7 1 0 0 8
3 FW England 11 Luke Moore 4 0 0 0 4
= FW England 37 Paul McCallum 4 0 0 0 4
4 MF England 7 Stacy Long 3 0 0 0 3
= MF England 23 Rashid Yussuff 3 0 0 0 3
= FW England 28 Gary Alexander 3 0 0 0 3
= FW England 21 Charlie Strutton 0 3 0 0 3
5 MF England 8 Sammy Moore 2 0 0 0 2
= MF England 12 Harry Pell 2 0 0 0 2
= FW England 9 Ben Dickenson 2 0 0 0 2
= DF England 6 Mat Mitchel-King 2 0 0 0 2
= DF Netherlands 5 Pim Balkestein 2 0 0 0 2
= MF France 16 Kevin Sainte-Luce 2 0 0 0 2
6 DF Republic of Ireland 39 Alan Bennett 1 0 0 0 1
= DF England 15 Jim Fenlon 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 4 Louis Harris 1 0 0 0 1
= DF Wales 31 Jonathan Meades 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 18 Brendan Kiernan 0 0 1 0 1
= MF England 20 Frankie Merrifield 0 0 0 1 1
TOTALS 53* 6 1 1 61

*Including own goals by opposition.

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name League Two FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
2 Kenya DF Curtis Osano 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5 Netherlands DF Pim Balkestein 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 England DF Mat Mitchel-King 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8 England MF Sammy Moore 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
9 England FW Byron Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 England FW Ben Dickenson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10 England FW Jack Midson 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
11 England FW Luke Moore 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
12 England MF Christian Jolley 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
12 England MF Harry Pell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
14 Austria FW Jesse Darko 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
15 England DF Jim Fenlon 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
16 England DF Angus MacDonald 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
16 France MF Kevin Sainte-Luce 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
21 England FW Charlie Strutton 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
22 England DF Curtis Haynes-Brown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 England MF Rashid Yussuff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 Central African Republic DF Kelly Youga 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 England DF Dale Bennett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
26 England MF George Francomb 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
27 Scotland MF Peter Sweeney 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
28 England MF Steven Gregory 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
28 England FW Gary Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
29 Ghana DF Will Antwi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
30 England DF Yado Mambo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
31 Wales DF Jonathan Meades 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
32 England MF Jake Reeves 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
37 England FW Paul McCallum 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
38 England MF Toby Ajala 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
44 England DF Chris Hussey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
TOTALS 59 3 6 0 2 0 1 0 68 3

Transfers[edit]

Players Transferred In
Date Pos. Name Previous Club Fee Ref.
28 May 2012 DF Kenya Curtis Osano England Luton Town Free [1]
11 June 2012 MF England Louis Harris England Wolverhampton Wanderers Free [2]
13 June 2012 MF England Stacy Long England Stevenage Free [3]
29 June 2012 DF Scotland Warren Cummings England Bournemouth Free [4]
17 July 2012 DF Netherlands Pim Balkestein England Brentford Free [5]
8 August 2012 GK Venezuela Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz England Dover Athletic Free [6]
14 September 2012 DF Ghana Will Antwi Unattached Free [7]
16 November 2012 MF England Kieran Djilali Unattached Free [8]
22 November 2012 MF England Ryan Hervel Unattached Free [9]
8 January 2013 MF Scotland Peter Sweeney England Bury Free [10]
10 January 2013 DF England Chris Hussey England Coventry City Free [11]
28 January 2013 MF England Harry Pell England Hereford United Undisclosed [12]
31 January 2013 MF France Kevin Sainte-Luce Wales Cardiff City Free [13]
1 February 2013 DF Republic of Ireland Alan Bennett England Cheltenham Town Free [14]
11 March 2013 DF Central African Republic Kelly Youga Unattached Free [15]
Players Loaned In
Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
30 July 2012 DF England Angus MacDonald England Reading 28 September 2012 [16]
23 August 2012 DF England Curtis Haynes-Brown England Yeovil Town 31 October 2012 [17]
31 August 2012 MF England George Francomb England Norwich City 24 November 2012 [18]
31 August 2012 DF England Dale Bennett England Watford 28 October 2012 [18]
13 September 2012 MF England Steven Gregory England Bournemouth 15 December 2012 [19]
1 October 2012 DF England Yado Mambo England Charlton Athletic 29 December 2012 [20]
5 November 2012 MF England Jake Reeves England Brentford 3 December 2013 [21]
5 November 2012 DF Wales Jonathan Meades England Bournemouth End of the Season [21]
16 November 2012 GK Scotland Neil Sullivan England Doncaster Rovers 8 March 2013 [22]
22 November 2012 FW England Paul McCallum England West Ham United 22 February 2013 [9]
22 November 2012 MF England Toby Ajala England Bristol City 19 February 2013 [23]
31 January 2013 FW England Gary Alexander England Crawley Town End of the Season [24]
21 February 2013 FW Austria Jesse Darko Wales Cardiff City End of the Season [25]
22 February 2013 FW England Ben Dickenson England Brighton & Hove Albion 23 March 2013 [26]
8 March 2013 GK England John Sullivan England Charlton Athletic End of the Season [27]
Players Loaned Out
Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
28 September 2012 MF England Will Bor England Staines Town 28 October 2012 [28]
16 November 2012 MF England Christian Jolley Wales Newport County 14 December 2012 [29]
30 November 2012 MF England Frankie Merrifield England Harrow Borough 4 March 2013 [30]
30 November 2012 FW England Emmanuel Akokhia England Harrow Borough 4 March 2013 [30]
7 December 2012 DF England Callum McNaughton England Kingstonian 7 January 2013 [31]
19 February 2013 GK England Seb Brown England Woking 4 April 2013 [32]
19 March 2013 FW England Jason Prior England Dartford 19 April 2013 [33]
Players Transferred Out
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Fee Ref
11 January 2013 MF England Christian Jolley Wales Newport County Undisclosed [34]
31 January 2013 FW England Byron Harrison England Cheltenham Town Undisclosed [35]
Players Released
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Join date Ref.
31 January 2013 MF England Kieran Djilali Republic of Ireland Sligo Rovers 4 March 2013 [36]
31 January 2013 MF England Ryan Hervel [13]
31 January 2013 DF England Callum McNaughton England Kingstonian 1 February 2013 [13]
8 April 2013 MF England Brendan Kiernan England Bromley 8 July 2013 [37]
14 May 2013 FW England Jason Prior England Dartford 15 July 2013 [38]
14 May 2013 MF England Rashid Yussuff [39]
14 May 2013 DF Netherlands Pim Balkestein Netherlands VVV-Venlo 12 June 2013 [40]
14 May 2013 DF England Mat Mitchel-King England Dartford 9 August 2013 [41]
14 May 2013 MF England Stacy Long England Ebbsfleet United 8 June 2013 [42]
14 May 2013 DF Kenya Curtis Osano India JSW Bangalore 16 July 2013 [43]
14 May 2013 DF England Chris Hussey England Burton Albion 28 June 2013 [44]
14 May 2013 DF Central African Republic Kelly Youga [45]
14 May 2013 MF England Louis Harris England Tamworth 1 August 2013 [46]

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