AFC Wimbledon will be looking to go one step further in 2015-16 after achieving their highest ever finish in their last campaign.
Neal Ardley has said that he wants to build a team that can compete for a top seven place this season and so his side will have navigate the big fixtures successfully to reach that target.
GetWestLondon have picked out the Dons’ five biggest games in the coming League Two campaign that could make or break their season.
Crawley Town v AFC Wimbledon - 15/08/2015
Wimbledon’s first chance to win an away game in the calendar year will be against old rivals Crawley, who won promotion to the Football League at the same time as the Dons in the 2010-11 season.
The Red Devils won the league while AFC Wimbledon were successful in the Play-Offs and the two sides were one another’s main rivals through that season.
They will lock horns early on in this League Two campaign with both sides hoping to get their seasons off to a good start.
Portsmouth v AFC Wimbledon - 14/11/2015
Neal Ardley’s side will travel to Fratton Park in November and come face-to-face with Matt Tubbs, who's loan spell at the Dons was cut short in January when he joined the south coast outfit. AFC Wimbledon will be hoping to be able to stop the marksman scoring against them and will know what he’s about after he hit the back of the net 15 times for them last season.
Leyton Orient v AFC Wimbledon - 28/11/2015
The trip across London to Brisbane Road will see The Dons encounter another old acquaintance, this time in the form of Sammy Moore. Neal Ardley released the midfielder this summer after he made 167 appearances and the 27-year-old was snapped up by the O’s on a free.
Dagenham & Redbridge v AFC Wimbledon - 19/04/2016
The away leg of the District Line derby will be an important game for Ardley’s side as they look to finish the season strongly. The Dons faded towards the end of the past campaign which ruled them out of contention for the play-offs and Ardley will be hoping that the same does not happen this time round.
AFC Wimbledon v Newport County - 07/05/2016
The Don’s final home game of the season could make or break their ambitions to get into the Play-Offs. With League Two being notoriously tight in recent years AFC Wimbledon may well be thankful that their last game of the season will be in front of the Kingsmeadow faithful as a win might be needed to see the Dons into the play-offs.
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