The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust annual meeting confirmed

This year’s Dons Trust annual members’ meeting (known as the AGM) has been confirmed for 19.00 on Monday 19 December, 2022 at our stadium.

Following the consultation launched at the members’ meeting in October relating to oversight and operations, the board will be looking for approval of its resulting proposals, so this will be an opportunity to use your votes to have a say in the structure of our club and trust. At the AGM, the board will..

The Dons Trust remembers

The Dons Trust Board were honoured to lay a wreath on behalf of the Club and Trust at a service held at Wimbledon War Memorial to commemorate Remembrance Day, on Sunday. Dons Trust Board chair Kris Stewart said: “On behalf of the Club and Trust I would like to place on record our thanks to Hannah Kitcher for attending the ceremony on our behalf and for laying a wreath in memory of the fallen. Lest we forget.”

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Newsletter – Number 2

The Dons Trust released the second in it’s new series of regular updates emailed to Dons Trust members who opt in to receive electronic communications. We have reproduced the recent edition in full below…

Dear Dons Trust member,Welcome to the second edition of monthly updates from your DTB representatives.

Firstly, thank you to everyone who gave us feedback on the first edition –  we’re hoping to evolve it to make it as useful and relevant as possible.  As a..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersThe Dons Trust Operations & Oversight restructure proposals 2022: consultation timetable and FAQs

Following on from the Dons Trust SGM held on Thursday 13 October 2022, where we published and discussed proposals for a new governance structure for the club, we conducted a ‘temperature test’ giving members the opportunity to tell us whether they agreed with the direction of travel. Some 584 members replied and, with 79.58 per cent of respondents in favour, we held the first in a series of consultations yesterday (November 2) via Zoom, with members of the Dons Trust Board joined by..

Home Advantage – Supercharged!

This item first appreared in the Harroagte programme, but we have reproduced it here in full:

Roger Hobkinson outlines positive progress on two projects for our sustainable success – completing Plough Lane and finding our own training ground. Plus, from the professional expertise within our supporter base, adding to our “Development Advisory Group.” Whose purpose would be to advise and monitor both projects as they advance in the coming years. Read on to learn more.

In our early years I..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersOperations and Oversight – consultation dates

Following on from the Dons Trust SGM held on 13 October 2022, where we published and discussed proposals for a new governance structure for the club, and as part of ongoing consultation, you are invited to join the DTB for a series of upcoming events. *Online discussion part I* Wednesday 2 November | 20:00-21.30 Members of the Dons Trust Board will be taking part in a discussion with members via Zoom. You can register now at *Online discussion part II*..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Elections 2022 – Candidate Announcement

Further to last night’s announcement the Elections Steering Group is pleased to confirm that there will be 13 candidates standing for the seven vacancies on the Dons Trust board this year.

The order of the candidates for the ballot form was drawn today by our independent scrutineer, Neil Springate. They are, in ballot order:

Matt Lowndes

Graeme Price

Kevin Rye

Chris Philips

Colin Shergold

Mike Hastie

Julian Ehrhardt

Adam Procter

Joshua Perrin

Mark Lewis

Richard Shepherd


Golden Goals Winners – and update

At the game against Harrogate Town, both the prizes for Golden Goals – of £100 and £25 were claimed.

Beverley Balchin – a ex-Golden Goal seller – won the game’s first prize with ticket Player 11, Minute 39.

The second prize was won by Nuala Garvey with the winning ticket showing Player 10, Minute 48.

As previously reported, no-one claimed an exact match on the 2nd Prize for the Colchester Utd game, which was Player 5, Minute 47,..

Dons Trust consultation – Zoom session timings

Please note than due to an editing oversight, incorrect timings were published in the AFCW vs Harrowgate programme relating to two Zoom conversations hosted by the Dons Trust Board this week. The correct timings are:

On Wednesday 2 November, 20:00 – 21:30 there will be a Zoom event for members, with the DT board represented and joining in the discussion. Keep an eye out on your email for details of how to join.

On Monday 7 November, 18:30 – 20:00 there’ll be another Zoom..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersElection confirmed

The Elections Steering Group (ESG) is pleased to announce that following the closure of nominations on Saturday evening (29 October) we have received sufficient nomination applications for the seven vacancies on the Dons Trust board so there will be an election in the forthcoming weeks.

If you have proposed a candidate please look out for an email from us confirming your proposal. 

The ESG are busy validating the applications but we hope to announce the candidates at some point tomorrow (31 October).

The main manifestos will be put online on..