Matt Tubbs joins AFC Wimbledon on loan

Matt Tubbs of Rotherham United in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Brentford and Rotherham United at Griffin Park, on October 05, 2013
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Bournemouth striker Matt Tubbs joins League Two side AFC Wimbledon on a season-long loan

AFC Wimbledon have signed Matt Tubbs on loan from Bournemouth for the 2014-15 football season.

The 29-year-old scored eight goals during 18 appearances in a loan spell with Crawley Town last season, and had been linked with a permanent move to the League One side.

Manager Neal Ardley told Wimbledon's website: "If you look at Matt's goals record, then he is as good as it gets at this level.

"He is a fantastic finisher and a real predator in the box. I'm chuffed because this is a signing I've worked on for two months.

"I've had to show a lot of patience and it's been tough, but for a club like us this is a major signing. If he goes on to do as well as I hope then we are all going to be very excited."

The 29-year-old spent part of his youth career with Bournemouth before rejoining the club in 2012.

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley looks on prior to the npower League Two match between AFC Wimbledon and Fleetwood Town at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on April 27, 2013
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