The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners2020/21 Dons Trust Membership Renewals

We’re approaching annual Dons Trust membership renewals. All current Dons Trust members will be receiving correspondence, either by email or post, with further details about how to renew.

In the meantime, following the recent news from the Club outlining more information about our return home, this is more information about some of the changes to your Dons Trust membership and how it will affect this year’s renewal process.

If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Secretary via membership@thedonstrust.org.

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A graphic showing a stylised calendarThe Dons Trust launches the Fan Engagement Calendar

The Dons Trust Board is delighted to introduce the Fan Engagement Calendar.

As owners of the club, the fans are at the heart of everything the Dons Trust Board does and, with board members seeking to engage with members more than ever before, we thought it fitting to formalise the ways in which we can work together to make the club as successful and forward-thinking as it can possibly be.

In recent months, the club and board have worked together..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersVACANCY: Election Steering Group Chair

Elections to the Dons Trust Board are organised and run by an Election Steering Group. Since 2014 this group has been led by John Dolan. John has regrettably decided to stand down due to increasing pressures in his day job.

John has been involved in the running of elections since 2004 and the board wishes to extend its thanks to John for the valuable role he has performed during this time. John has kindly agreed to provide on-going support to..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersNew Treasurer appointed

Following our recent advert and subsequent interview process, the Dons Trust is delighted to announce that Michele Little has taken on the role of Dons Trust Treasurer.

Michele is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Tax Adviser, who is currently Treasurer of two London-based charities.

The board wishes to record its gratitude to Mukesh Desai, our outgoing Treasurer, who has provided an excellent service to us for the past year.

Plough LaneSolutions for season 20/21: We want your views

We’re facing some of the toughest challenges to ever confront football – ones that impact on every club, and not just ours.

Top of the list is how we replace our essential match-day income next season. The summer months are when all football clubs plan ahead for the new season. This is when we sort out player contracts and build a squad for the campaign ahead. The money we receive from season ticket sales is vital to see us through..

Junior Dons LogoHappy Birthday, Junior Dons!

As there are still no games, and therefore no matchday programmes where we would normally celebrate the birthdays of the Junior Dons, the Club and Trust would like to wish Happy Birthday to all the Junior Dons who have turned a year older since Joe Piggott delivered his message in April.

Glyn Hodges, on behalf of the players, Club and Trust has passed on his birthday message.

Haydon has also passed on his birthday wishes too, and has sent us..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersNew minority investor – FAQs

Further to the stadium announcement on 28 May, The Dons Trust have produced a FAQ document seeking to answer your questions about our new minority investor and how the share sale affects ownership and control of AFC Wimbledon.

In short, Nick Robertson has purchased 10% of AFCW PLC and 10% of the votes in AFCW PLC. The Dons Trust remains in control with more than 75% of the voting rights. The money raised by the share sale – alongside the..

The Dons Trust logoThe Dons Trust Board is seeking a Treasurer

The Trust’s Treasurer, Mukesh Desai, has decided to stand down, owing to the conflicting pressures of his day-job and performing the role of Treasurer. The board wishes to extend its thanks to Mukesh for the valuable work he has performed for us over the past year. Mukesh has kindly agreed to remain in post for a few more weeks until the Trust’s year-end accounts have been prepared.

The Trust’s board wishes to recruit a suitably qualified Treasurer to replace Mukesh…

Plough Lane Bond remains open

As work continues at Plough Lane, the Plough Lane Bond is being kept open.

With more than £5.1m in the bank, the Bond organisers are keeping applications open and encouraging existing applicants who haven’t yet completed their purchase to do so.

Whilst the vast majority of bonds have been completed, there are still 134 applicants for bonds totalling over £200,000 who have yet to finalise their purchases. They are urged to contact the bond team and do so before the..

Extra-time for Junior Dons to vote for Player of the Year award

The deadline for the Junior Dons Player of the Year (JD POTY) has now been extended until 31 May.

Recognising that it is unclear when the season will finish, we are giving JDs more time to cast a vote, so young Wimbledon supporters that haven’t so far voted have extra-time to do so!

To help you decide which player to vote for, take a look at the video below.

Please note that any player who has played in a..