AFC Wimbledon part company with Wally Downes
AFC Wimbledon have reached an agreement to part company with manager Wally Downes that was first-team.
The departure comes after admitting to breaching FA rules just days following the 58-year-old was provided a suspension.
Downes was suspended from the League One club after being charged by the FA, having been, at the time, alleged to have put eight stakes between November 2013 and July 2019 online gambling.
The club supported Downes death in a statement, released on their site, with the conclusion.
Even though Wallys FA disciplinary procedure concluded this past week, the committee consider that a reversal of first-team supervisor is the best option to help the club maintain its recent upturn in performances, the announcement read.
Obviously, Wally leaves our sincerest best wishes for your future and his place in our teams history – as a player and manager – assured.
Since being suspended in the end of last month, Glyn Hodges was in temporary control of events together with AFC Wimbledon heading on to win four of the last five games.
The club confirmed Hodges will behave with the Dons lying bottom of the table, as caretaker director.
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