Wimbledon Foodbank’s back!

Following the success of the last collection at the start of the New Year, The Foundation is again supporting Wimbledon Foodbank by organising a food collection at the home game against Sunderland on Sat 25th August 2018.

The Foodbank approached the club and Foundation a few weeks ago with an urgent request for help as its food stocks were low at a peak period of demand over the six week holiday period. Foundation staff will be manning a collection point outside the back bar by the..

Golden Goals at Coventry Game

The winning ticket for the Coventry game was the ticket saying nil-nil.

The prize has not yet been claimed.

Please visit the Golden Goals page to find out how to claim your prize if you are the holder of that ticket.

Please hold onto your ticket and, if the holder of the ticket does not come forward, a random draw will be made and the result announced on the Golden Goals webpage.

Wimbledon Foundation Activities

Pre Match Kids Football – Mini DONS

The Foundation is launching a new matchday service on Saturday by hosting a drop-in fun football session for 5–12-year-olds on the new astroturf pitches between 1.30–2.45pm at the David Weir Sports Centre, adjacent to the car park.  Parents/guardians who want to enjoy a relaxing pre-match drink and burger are welcome to drop off their children with Foundation staff based on the pitch to be coached for an hour completing skills challenges and..

Introducing the new Junior Dons volunteers

Jane Lonsdale, The Dons Trust board member who oversees the Junior Dons (JDs) is delighted to announce the successful candidates following the recruitment campaign to find some volunteers to take on the support for the JDs following the decision by Roger Dennis to take a well-earned rest from volunteering.

From left to Right: Howard Meredith, Aaron Thakar, (Roger Dennis who has now handed over responsibilities), Patrick Tuggey and Isa Dabrowska.

Introducing Isa: Isa Dabrowska has taken on the role..

First Women at the Game Fixture!

The Dons Trust is hosting it’s first Women at the Game event at the pre-season friendly against Championship side QPR on Saturday 14 July (3.00 pm kick-off).

The idea is to encourage women who might not be sure about attending a football match to give it a go and see just how much fun it is! There will be a fantastic team of volunteers to welcome you, ensuring that it’s a safe, enjoyable and fun experience on the day. Before..

Watch a game with Women at the Game

Dons fan Anna Slade interviewed some other women fans on a recent match day to find out why they love watching football at AFC Wimbledon – and what they would say to any potential female AFC Wimbledon fans out there.

Young or old, male or female – whatever our personal history, football unites us all. At AFC Wimbledon, we like to think that, regardless of their background, gender, race or religious belief, everyone feels welcome to watch live games..

Player Development Centre Holiday Courses

AFC Wimbledon Foundation‘s holiday courses create a fun and friendly environment for children aged between 4-13 years at Wimbledon Park.

Sessions are based on developing the core skills of football, ball control, dribbling, passing, shooting and providing opportunities to implement them in match play.

All Foundation coaches are FA qualified and hold up to date First aid, safeguarding and DBS checks. 

AFC Wimbledon players and Haydon the Womble mascot will attend the sessions weekly and free tickets for the first..

Roger and out

Roger Dennis reflects on his role as Junior Dons co-ordinator as he steps aside to take a well-earned break after volunteering and supporting the JDs for 16 years.

From its inception, the Trust has aimed to engage with young supporters and potential supporters. The decision to set up the Junior Dons was quickly made, and I agreed to take charge of the project. The result has been hugely enjoyable. Many of the current features of JD membership were agreed straight..

An opportunity to press for safe standing

Dons Trust members will be aware that football stadia are required by law to be all-seated in the Premiership and Championship.  A number of attempts have been made to lobby the Government to change this legislation but, to date, the Government has been unwilling to do so.  A petition has recently been launched for this legislation to be changed, so as to allow for safe standing in the Premiership and Championship. If it reaches 100,000 signatures (and, at time of writing,..