The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersAFC Wimbledon statement

The following statement is made on behalf of AFC Wimbledon’s governing bodies – the Dons Trust and plc boards – and all the volunteers and members of staff who work so loyally for our club.

Saturday’s result was understandably frustrating for everyone but the game was further marred by several unacceptable incidents that AFC Wimbledon cannot – and will not – tolerate.

Many of our loyal fans, volunteers and staff have worked tirelessly to rebuild our club..

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_–uevGhFg

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersChanges to AFC Wimbledon PLC

Following a Dons Trust Board meeting ahead of the turn of the year, and further to the results of the recent DTB election, the board has acted to update its representation on the AFC Wimbledon PLC board.With Jane Lonsdale and Ed Leek having stepped down from the DTB, and with Hannah Kitcher standing down from the PLC, Kris Stewart, Freddie Flaxman and Michele Little have been appointed to the PLC. This will require ratification by the membership at the next..

Dons Local Action Group Big Sleep Out

The Dons Local Action Group (DLAG) is inviting people to spend a night under the stars to help tackle homelessness in south-west London.

Dons Local Action Group have partnered with Tooting Community Kitchen, Faith In Action and Kingston Churches Action On Homelessness to host a Big Sleep Out on November 27 at Cherry Red Records Stadium, Wimbledon.The event aims to raise £20,000 to help people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness across Wandsworth, Merton and Kingston.Volunteers, football fans..

Dons giving abuse the boot

With fans now attending games at Plough Lane, the Club and Dons Trust would like to reiterate that it operates a zero tolerance approach to abuse – whether aimed at staff, players or fans.

AFC Wimbledon welcomes all members of our diverse community and want them to feel safe and welcome at our club.

Jane Lonsdale, Co-Chair of the Dons Trust Board and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group said “We have recently updated the information on..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust Board announcement and election update

Jane Lonsdale, Co-Chair of the Dons Trust Board (DTB), has advised her DTB and PLC colleagues, that she has decided not to re stand for election in the 2021 Dons Trust Board elections. Until then, Jane has confirmed she will continue her duties in full, including continuing to co-chair the board and chairing the working groups relating to D&I and Junior Dons.

Ed Leek has also advised that he will not be restanding for election. With Graham Stacey, Tim Hillyer..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDONS TRUST CALLS FOR FOOTBALL CLUBS TO UNITE

DONS TRUST CALLS FOR FOOTBALL CLUBS TO UNITE AND CREATE A NEW VISION FOR THE FUTURE

‘Football has been drifting in the wrong direction for decades’ – Xavier Wiggins, co-chair of The Dons Trust

The Dons Trust has launched a rallying call to football clubs across the country to come together and change football for the better.

The move comes just days after the so-called ‘Big Six’ announced a decision to join a new, closed European Super League.

Xavier..

Stadium one step closer as section 106 agreement signed

We’re delighted to announce that AFC Wimbledon, Merton Council and Galliard Homes have today signed the Section 106 agreement that clears the way for our new stadium.

This is another major milestone towards the rightful return of Wimbledon’s football club to Wimbledon and represents the result of months of hard work to finalise a complex deal.

The signing means work can now start on the stadium, as well as the 602 new homes, retail space and squash and fitness club..

Helping girls’ grassroots football

Michael Ross, Chair of the Morden Girls League, describes how the Dons Trust has contributed to this community-based initiative.

The Morden Girls League provides free football for girls aged from 13 to 16 throughout south-west London, and it is hugely grateful to the Dons Trust for their financial support over the years. It is just the sort of grassroots community initiative that the DT is there to help.

The League celebrates its 21st birthday this season. It is run entirely..

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You can now follow the Trust on Twitter.

We’ll be tweeting Trust news such as the upcoming DT Board election, and updates to the website.

We’re also following other football trusts, as well as our friends at Supporters Direct, and we’ll retweet news and other items we think will be of interest to our members.

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