What happened with MK Dons?

What happened with MK Dons?

MK Dons initially claimed Wimbledon F.C.’s heritage and history, but officially renounced this in 2007. AFC Wimbledon received planning permission for a new ground on Plough Lane in 2015, which they eventually moved into ahead of the 2020–21 season.

What was MK Dons original name?

Founded in 1889 as Wimbledon Old Centrals, the club moved to Milton Keynes and became Milton Keynes Dons in 2004. The club is most known for many as Wimbledon, though, which was the club’s name for almost 100 years (1905-2004).

Does MK stadium have a roof?

The stadium incorporates two seating tiers, with a high roof that allows the option for a third tier to be added. This would increase the overall capacity to around 45,000.

Why do people not like MK Dons?

MK Dons were referred to in the press as ‘Franchise FC’, and the Football Supporter’s Federation boycotted any new supporter’s groups. The lack of class and sheer opportunism of the move had alienated pretty much every supporter in the country.

Do MK Dons have a rivalry with Peterborough United?

MK Dons vs Peterborough rivalry: Milton Keynes and Peterborough aren’t exactly far apart. In fact, there are only an hours drive away from each other; that alone isn’t a reason for rivalry though. The reason cited by most is the fact the spent several seasons in promotion battles with each other.

How do I contact Milton Keynes Dons?

Milton Keynes Dons Football Club Stadium MK Stadium Way West Milton Keynes MK1 1ST General Enquiries T: 01908 622922 E: [email protected] Box Office T: 0333 200 5343 E: [email protected] 9am-5pm / Mon to Fri

Why do Wimbledon and MK Dons have a rivalry?

When Wimbledon were relocated to Milton Keynes the Wimbledon fans were apoplectic with rage. It saw their club taken 60 miles away and rather than toe the line the created their own club; AFC Wimbledon were born and a rivalry with MK Dons – the old Wimbledon – was born.

How do I contact MK Dons Disability Liaison Officer?

If have any queries then you can contact Andy Standen, who is the Disability Liaison Officer at MK Dons. He can be reached on 01908 622999 or email: [email protected].