DLAG anniversary celebrations – you’re invited

Dons Local Action Group (DLAG) anniversary celebrations  you’re invited to celebrate #OneYearOfDLAG

The Dons Local Action Group is celebrating its first anniversary, and you are invited to help mark the occasion at a virtual event streamed live from Plough Lane.

Join DLAG to celebrate its first birthday on Saturday 20 March at 19:30 GMT.

Streaming live from Plough Lane, the virtual celebration event will be co-presented by Julia Lalla-Maharajh OBE and John Scales. Julia is the founder of..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust single issue SGM on proposed London Broncos use of Plough Lane

On Wednesday 31 March 2021, 19:30 GMT, the Dons Trust hosts a single issue Special General Meeting (SGM) and vote on the proposed London Broncos use of Plough Lane.

Register here.

The meeting will be strictly restricted to Dons Trust members only. We will need to confirm you are a member before approving your registration. You will be notified when your registration has been approved.

You do not have to install Zoom software to take part as you can also connect..

Women of Wimbledon - Margaret Adam, Sandra Lowne, Eileen Samuelson and @SKtheWombelleWomen of Wimbledon

The story of football clubs is often told through those who are recognised as shaping their history and more often than not that is a predominantly male viewpoint. Thinking about this was the starting point for our project, as we realised that there was a whole other side to the story and began to seek out the women who have been integral to Wimbledon FC / AFC Wimbledon.

“The Women of Wimbledon” is designed as a living work, the idea..

Women of Wimbledon - Margaret Adam, Sandra Lowne, Eileen Samuelson and @SKtheWombelleCelebrating International Women’s Day and the Women of Wimbledon

Today marks International Women’s Day and AFC Wimbledon is proud to recognise the successes of women who have contributed to the success of the club on and off the pitch.

To mark their achievements, the club’s owners, the Dons Trust, is today delighted to announce the official launch of “The Women of Wimbledon”.

The project is the brainchild of Lou Carton-Kelly and Hazel Potter, who have been working with the Dons Trust Diversity and Inclusion working group.

The project is..

Meet the Manager_Mark RobinsonMeet the Manager: An evening with Mark Robinson & Steve Sallis

Our next Meet the Manager event takes place on Sunday 7 March with a 19:00 kick-off.

This event will be hosted online via Zoom and AFC Wimbledon Head Coach Mark Robinson will be on hand to answer your questions along with Performance Mindset Coach Steve Sallis.

On the night, Mark and Steve will join Commercial Director, Ivor Heller, to talk all things Wimbledon – whether that’s about the new first-team coaching set-up, formations, climbing up the table or looking ahead..

Bring the Dons homePlough Lane Bond – interest repayments

It may seem like only yesterday in some respects, but it is actually a little more than a year since fans and the Trust came together to launch the Plough Lane Bond – and our admin team is progressing the second batch of annual interest payments this week.

The scheme, which is still open, has raised more than £5.5m and is the UK’s most successful football club loan scheme. Crucially, it made the difference when it came to financing the..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board meeting 17 Feb 2021 – summary

On Wednesday 17 February 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 Elections Steering Group (ESG): Chair – Alex Folkes, David Hall

From the Football Club Board (FCB): CEO – Joe Palmer, Financial Controller – Tom Rawcliffe

From the Dons Trust Board (DTB): Xavier Wiggins, Jane Lonsdale, Charlie Talbot, Niall..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersStrategy review update and next steps

An update from the Dons Trust Board (DTB) on the strategy review and next steps.

There has been lots going on behind the scenes on the strategy review since it was announced as one of the DTB priorities back in early January. As members will know it’s been a while since the Club and Trust looked at the strategy of our club covering who we are, our aims and vision. It’s a testament to all the volunteers and employees who..

Wimbledon in Sporting History logoWimbledon in Sporting History Trustee

Dons Trust representative

Volunteer role – homebased and flexible

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to become the Dons Trust Representative Trustee on the Board of Wimbledon in Sporting History.

With the completion of the new stadium, the opportunity to celebrate and tell the unique history of Wimbledon football has never been greater.

Wimbledon in Sporting History (WiSH) are a Heritage Charity that is playing a huge part in that.

WiSH are members of the National Museum Association and will run..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersHelp the Dons Trust Board

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

The Dons Trust Board (DTB) 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 15–18 formal meetings per year and this is increasing. The Secretariat wishes to expand the team of minute-takers so as to share the workload and ensure that..