Having been via the worst of instances, it was the perfect of instances for AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday night.
The Dons, 18 years after being based by Wimbledon supporters in response to the choice to permit the membership to maneuver to Milton Keynes, lastly returned dwelling.
There’s a new stadium at Plough Lane, dwelling to Wimbledon between 1912 and 1991, and the Dons christened the bottom with the League One go to of Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday.
And even a disappointing draw – with Doncaster securing the 2-2 lead to second-half harm time – couldn’t take away from the momentous event.
Sadly, what ought to have been an unbelievable second for the loyal Dons supporters was affected by coronavirus.
Followers are nonetheless banned from stadiums so the one individuals current at Plough Lane have been the gamers, media – and loads of cardboard cut-outs filling up the 9,300-seater area.
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However there have been flags aplenty – ‘We’re Wimbledon’, ‘Again to Plough Lane’ – and a tantalising style of what this new Plough Lane will likely be like when supporters are again of their numbers, cheering on their beloved workforce from their historic dwelling.
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