World Cup winners take leaf out of Dons' book: Wimbledon fans must have been cheering on France to their famous victory in the Stade de France on Sunday night - and not just because the host nation were wearing blue shirts. It had to bring back memories of that May afternoon 10 years ago when the original Crazy Gang went to Wembley and ended up with the FA Cup in their hands. Like France, nobody gave them a chance. Liverpool were the national Brazil of their time. But giant-killing acts are one of football's greatest attractions. Do we dare visit the bookmaker's shop once more for a modest wager on the Dons picking up one of this season's pieces of silverware? It is a very tempting proposition and the odds will be good.

Sully must be the new Scotland hero: When Joe Kinnear talks of "strength in depth" as a key to a successful side one wonders if he should be looking to the goalkeeping position. Neil Sullivan must have been desperately disappointed at not seeing any World Cup action for Scotland when some expected him to take over from the veteran Jim Leighton between the posts. Now north of the border, Leighton is suffering the same sort of scapegoat treatment being meted out to David Beckham in these parts. It would seem that Leighton will play little part in manager Craig Brown's plans for Scotland when the qualifying stages of the European Championship kick off in the not too distant future. Kinnear and the Crazy Gang could see themselves deprived of their first choice keeper on a fairly regular basis and be looking for suitable cover.

Who are you going to buy Joe? And looking to other potential signings, will Kinnear be after some proven experience to add to his very young squad? Less wealthy clubs like West Ham and Southampton would appear to have done well in snapping up Mark Hughes and Ian Wright respectively to boost their fire power. Remember what reserve coach Mick Harford did for the Dons in the twilight of his career.

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