The old and current Wimbledon badges overlaidClub history – discussion facilitator wanted

We are looking for a volunteer to facilitate discussions about how we celebrate our history at our new stadium.

The role will involve leading discussions between a range of supporters – including Wimbledon in Sporting History (WISH) – to determine a way that allows display of the widest range of artefacts possible while ensuring that any organisation involved in displaying material in the stadium’s museum is ultimately accountable to the Dons Trust.

The role will involve:

arranging and facilitating discussions..

AFC Wimbledon badgeMeeting invite: Moving forward with the new stadium

Supporters are invited to find out more about the new design for our stadium and how you can play a part in funding the return to Plough Lane.

Since the club’s reformation in 2002, we have worked together to both regain our football league place and to try and return to Wimbledon. We are now in the final stretch and will need your help to achieve the next chapter in our amazing story.

Join us on Monday 3 June when..

AFCW giving discriminatory abuse the boot posterImproving the matchday experience for all

How you can help make a difference on a match day

Ensuring that all members of our community feel safe and welcome at the club is of paramount importance, particularly as we look to expand our fanbase when we move back to Plough Lane.

In recent weeks, some fans have reported isolated incidents of abuse. The boards of AFC Wimbledon and the Dons Trust share these supporters’ extreme disappointment.

Whilst these incidents are not representative of the majority of our..

New stadium update – February 2019

The Dons Trust board and the football club board held a joint meeting last week (13 February) so that Trust board members could be shown the latest core plans for the main west stand of the new stadium.

As well as the changing rooms, club office spaces and media facilities, the current plans envisage the main stand housing the new stadium’s main hospitality areas including a large corner bar, sit-down catering areas and executive boxes, plus a large fans’ zone…

Colin Dipple Dons Trust Board MemberAll aboard

Dons Trust Board member Colin Dipple talks about his role on the Stadium Working Group, and also says that mental health issues need not prevent anyone from standing for election to the board in future.

For those who don’t know me, I am a member of the Dons Trust Board, and this is my third year on the board. My main role is as a member of the Stadium Working Group. There are three of us in this group, and..

Tell us what you think!

Launching the consultation on the new stadium!

The Dons Trust Board Stadium Committee is keen to make the matchday experience as enjoyable as possible for you at the new Stadium in Wimbledon.

The consultation will take place over several months, but before we get into discussions around the things people would most like in the new stadium, we would like to get an insight into the here and now.

Therefore, to kick off the consultation with..

Plough Lane street signUpdate from the Stadium Committee

At the recent Dons Trust SGM, there were various questions about the new stadium so the Don Trust’s Stadium Committee (Roger Evans, Colin Dipple and Sean McLaughlin) are issuing an update on their activities.

Over the past few weeks, the committee has had frequent meetings with Erik Samuelson, responsible for delivering the stadium, Joe Palmer, leading on defining much of the infrastructure, and Joe Giordano, the stadium project manager.  In addition, Colin Dipple has attended several meetings where the revised..

Plough Lane AFC Wimbledon FansResult of vote on Restricted Action on the issue of shares in AFCW PLC

The voting for the Restricted Action on the issue of shares in AFCW PLC has now been completed.

Of the 3,135 Dons Trust members eligible to vote 1,883 of you chose to do so.

1,837 voted in favour of authorising AFCW to launch a share issue, 36 against and 10 abstained.

In order for the Dons Trust to support a share issue 50% of the membership were required to vote and 75% of..

An opportunity to press for safe standing

Dons Trust members will be aware that football stadia are required by law to be all-seated in the Premiership and Championship.  A number of attempts have been made to lobby the Government to change this legislation but, to date, the Government has been unwilling to do so.  A petition has recently been launched for this legislation to be changed, so as to allow for safe standing in the Premiership and Championship. If it reaches 100,000 signatures (and, at time of writing,..