The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust board confirm priorities for 2022

The Dons Trust board has confirmed its priorities for the remainder of the year. Following the election results in December 2021, the board hit the ground running – reviewing the skills of the newly elected board and identifying gaps, discussing any areas where co-option may be needed down the line.


While the priorities are usually shared earlier in the year, the board acknowledged that, following Joe Palmer’s resignation as CEO and Mick Buckley’s appointment as Interim Chair, that..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting summary – 16 March 2022

On Wednesday 16th March, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) gathered via Microsoft Teams for its regular monthly meeting. This is a summary of matters discussed, pending publication of full minutes.



Attendees were as follows:


From the Dons Trust Board (DTB): Charlie Talbot, Freddy Flaxman, Hannah Kitcher, Kris Stewart, Luke Mackenzie, Michele Little, Niall Couper, Xavier Wiggins, Graham Stacey.


Also, in attendance; Secretary – Martin Newton, Communications Assistant – Matt Stockbridge.


Chair of the Women’s..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme notes – Cambridge 26/3/22


With the business end of the season in sight, the DTB is putting every effort into supporting the club‘s fight to stay in League One. One of the most important things we can do is to keep out of the way and let the football professionals at the club concentrate on the football stuff.

But having spent a bit more time than advisable on..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersBoards back Mark Robinson

The boards of AFCW PLC and the Dons Trust share fans and members’ concerns about the club’s poor run of form, have been considering all options to address this and wish to respond to those concerns with full transparency. The boards have met several times over the past few weeks and have decided to back the current coaching set-up to remain in situ and continue to steer the club. The boards believe, with the right support and structure around him,..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Programme Notes – Lincoln 12/3/22


There is a fair bit going on, right now. So, I wanted to give you a quick round up on some of the many things the DTB is involved with.

We have now banked well over £8m from the two bonds – a fantastic effort from investors and all those involved.

We recently broke through the £3m mark on Plough Lane Bond 2..

#MeetTheDTBMeet The DTB with Charlie and Michele

 The Dons Trust Board is delighted to announce the next in our series of Meet the DTB events. Michele Little and Charlie Talbot will be your hosts for an evening with a Bond flavour, kicking off at 19:00 GMT on Friday 11 March 2022. Please make sure you register via Zoom by 17:00 GMT on the day in order to join us. You can register at Michele is Dons Trust vice-chair and Treasurer with responsibility for administering the Plough Lane Bond while Charlie..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersMeetings Minute Taker Wanted

The Dons Trust is looking for volunteers to share in minute-taking duties for board meetings (Dons Trust and also AFCW PLC) and for general meetings with members.

The Dons Trust Board is looking to enhance the Secretariat support as its tackles its priorities for this year and so is recruiting additional minute takers.

In all, there are around 30 formal meetings per year across the work of the 2 Boards. The Secretariat wishes to expand the team of minute-takers so..

The Burning Questions

The Dons Trust co-chairs Kris Stewart and Xavier Wiggins sat down with head coach Mark Robinson this week for a candid interview in which they answered some burning questions about the team, the Bond and the future. You can watch a full recording on the AFC Wimbledon YouTube channel–uevGhFg

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersTicketing Post Implementation Review – Update

An interim report, following the Ticketing Post Implementation Review (PIR) has been produced, based on looking at some documents and the experiences of the team.

This was discussed with the club last week and as a result, much additional information has been provided which is being reviewed. The report will be updated in the next ten days, finalised and then formally issued.

Play your part in The Greatest Story

Following feedback that the Greatest Story mosaic in the West Stand wasn’t accessible to everyone we have some great news. WiSH are now producing an updated version of the photo mosaic to be framed by a timeline and based in the SE corner of the Cherry Red Records stadium, so people sitting in the south and east stands can enjoy it more easily.If you missed out last time and would like your photo included in the revised version, email info@wimbledoninsportinghistory.comThe..