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AFC Wimbledon exchange contracts with Premier League giants regarding their stadium

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AFC Wimbledon and Premier League side Chelsea have an agreed a £2 million deal for the sale of the Kingsmeadow, according to The Evening Standard.

The Dons, who were recently promoted to League One after beating Plymouth Argyle at Wembley Stadium, have received planning permission by Merton council to build an 11,000 capacity stadium.

However the planning application to build a the stadium has been called in by former London Mayor Boris Johnson for approval.

The League One side will use the funds by Chelsea to contribute towards building their new home at Plough Lane.

The deal will benefit Chelsea as the two clubs have agreed that the Premier League side can use the Kingsmeadow for their academy and ladies sides.

The agreement is expected to go ahead depending on the planning permission being finalised to move to Plough Lane.

This would be a major milestone for the club, who are slowly starting to be regarded as a established football league side after being founded in 2002.

AFC Wimbledon fans.. What do you think of this news? Is this a good deal for your club? Let us know in your thoughts and opinions below!


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