So here we are, in season number one hundred and one, talking about England in­ternational players and of glorious winning runs in the First Division.

And of a Cup Final victory that put Wimbledon well and truly on the sporting map of the World. That had been the club's aim when they won election to the Foot­ball League, to make Wimbledon as renowned for its football as it is for its tennis. That they achieved just that with so many home grown players and so many bargain buys, is to their lasting credit.