The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersTicket Sales – a statement from the Dons Trust Board

The Dons Trust Board is aware of many fans and members having difficulty buying season tickets and/or matchday tickets, or being charged an incorrect amount when purchasing tickets. This is clearly not acceptable.

We would therefore firstly like to take this opportunity to assure members that we have instructed the Club to work to rectify these issues as a matter of urgency.

The sale of match tickets is naturally a huge part of the core business of AFC Wimbledon..

Meet The Manager – from your own home

The Dons Trust is delighted to announce that tonight’s Meet the Manager event will be live streamed for fans who cannot make it to the ground in person.

Mark Robinson and guests will be at Plough Lane from 19:30 BST tonight to answer fans’ questions about everything from new signings and the season ahead to club culture and trusting the process. And a string of first-team players will be on hand to show off our brand new third kit.

And to ensure..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board Meeting Summary – 21 July 2021

On Wednesday 21 July 2021, 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): Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Niall Couper, Hannah Kitcher, Ed Leek, Luke Mackenzie, Graham Stacey, Tim Hillyer, Charlie Talbot. 

Also in attendance: Secretary – David Growns, Treasurer – Michele Little, Minute-taker – Roger Edmonds, Communications Assistant – Matt Stockbridge. 

Jane started the meeting with a brief update on the recent..

Junior Dons LogoExclusive matchday offers for Junior Dons

Matchday exclusive opportunities for Junior Dons (JDs) are now available. All JDs have been mailed with some exclusive opportunities on a matchday including ball boy/girl, player walkout, flag bearers and reading out the team sheet. Full details are set out in the article below – if you are interested, please apply by following the instructions in the article.

Matchday Ball Boys/Girls

Are you aged 14-17 years old and would like to be pitchside and part of the AFC Wimbledon team..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners2021/22 Dons Trust Membership Renewals

As we are approaching the end of our membership year on 31 July, all current Dons Trust members will be receiving correspondence, either by email or post, with further details about how to renew.

The Dons Trust remains in control of AFC Wimbledon. Joining the Trust makes you a part-owner of AFC Wimbledon, with the same stake in the club as all other Trust members. Dons Trust membership continues to mean that you have voting rights, regardless of which category..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board Meeting Summary – 16 June 2021

On Wednesday 16 June 2021, 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): Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Charlie Talbot, Niall Couper Hannah Kitcher, Ed Leek, Luke Mackenzie, Graham Stacey, Tim Hillyer 

Also in attendance: David Growns – Secretary, Michele Little – Treasurer, Roger Edmonds-Brown – Minute-taker, Matt Stockbridge – Communications Assistant  

Jane kicked off the meeting welcoming Edward back..

Pub name revealed

We can finally reveal the result you’ve all been waiting for – our new Plough Lane pub will be called The Phoenix.

And, to honour our legendary manager Allen Batsford, the main stadium road that leads into our new ground and behind our main West Stand, will be called The Batsford Way.

Dons Trust Board co-chair, Jane Lonsdale, said: “The pub name has triggered a lot of interest and debate. Thanks go to all the 1,541 DT members who voted..

AFC Wimbledon & The Dons Trust Governance update and 2020/21 financial review

June marks the end of the club’s financial year, so as part of the Dons Trust Board’s commitment to transparency we are presenting the membership an overview of the financial position. June is also the mid-point of what has been a very busy year for the club and Trust. Following on from our stated priorities for 2021, and as a summary of some of what we have been doing, we also present an overview of some governance changes.

Below we’re..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board Meeting Summary – 19 May 2021

On Wednesday 19 May 2021, 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: CEO – Joe Palmer.  DTB: Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Charlie Talbot, Niall Couper Hannah Kitcher, Ed Leek, Luke Mackenzie, Graham Stacey, Tim Hillyer

Also in attendance: Secretary – David Gowns, Treasurer – Michele Little, Minute-taker – Ollie Ryan Tucker, Communications Assistant – Matt Stockbridge

The meeting opened by..

A Tribute to Dons supporter Colin Gales

The Dons Trust and the Club were shocked to hear the news that long-standing Wimbledon supporter Colin Gales had passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 74.

Colin, a member of the DT, was well known around the club as he volunteered for many years in the club shop and helped with ticket mail-outs. He would often drop by the Dons Trust kiosk on matchdays at Kingsmeadow. Colin is pictured above (second from left) in a group..