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Dons back FA Girls week

22 April 2016

Our Foundation staging events to support national campaign

Our AFC Wimbledon Foundation will be celebrating FA Girls Football week by hosting events in the community.

The nationwide campaign by our governing body runs from Monday 25 April until 1 May and our foundation coaches have been working hard to provide opportunities for females to participate.

Next Wednesday the Foundation will be running a Girls College and University Tournament at Goals in Tolworth with teams from Football League clubs including Gillingham, Crawley and Southend involved. AFC Wimbledon first-team players will be special guests, along with an FA Women’s Super League player, and they will be handing out prizes.

  Emma O'Connor. It’s just £2 to take part.e-mailOn Saturday 30 April, the Foundation will be hosting an open ladies friendly match (for players 16-plus) from 11.30 am until 2.00 pm. Many of the ladies who have been involved in the Foundation’s FFD (female football development) project will be participating. All you need to do is turn up or 

.e-mailEvery Saturday the Foundation host football sessions for girls only, which is run by our female football coach Georgia Heasman. These sessions contain fun drills and games. These sessions are available for all girls aged 4-14 years old. Staged at Wimbledon Park from 10.00 am until 11.30 am, players can turn up or book a place via 

There was an impressive victory for a Dons Ladies team last Saturday against COGs (Crawley Town Old Girls) last Saturday.

Our Foundation put together an over 30s team to take on Crawley at the Kingsmeadow Athletics Centre, ahead of the first-team game. It ended 3-0 to the Dons and next up is a match against Brentford Old Girls on 7 May at the same venue. E-mail using the address above for more information or turn up and cheer on the ladies!


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