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Academy celebrate historic first league crown

31 March 2022

Lifting the Youth Alliance South East title in front of our fans on Saturday made a lasting impression on our Academy captain Ben Mason and teammate Hugo Few.

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Club News

Gallant exit for young Dons in national cup

9 March 2022

A goal by Josh Hallard came too late to force extra-time as our Under-18s suffered semi-final heartbreak yesterday.

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Ben’s path from Ascot United to the big stage at Wimbledon

2 November 2021

Ben Mason produced a sequence of all-action displays on the right flank during last season’s memorable FA Youth Cup run and we caught up with him for a chat before tonight’s match versus Woking.

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Match Reports

Academy: Young Dons start new season with a point

18 August 2021

Our Academy Under 18s began their latest Youth Alliance South East campaign with a draw at Cambridge United, which earned praise from both coach James Oliver-Pearce and new captain Ben Mason.

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New skipper Ben leads the way in Academy curtain-raiser

14 July 2021

Ben Mason led by example in our annual Academy curtain-raiser around Richmond Park, but our new Under 18s captain was quick to reiterate the important mental and psychological effects it will have...

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Club News

Isaac earns top marks in the annual fitness test for scholars!

25 August 2020

Isaac Ogundere surged clear for an impressive win, as our Academy emerged from lockdown by staging its annual curtain-raiser for the season at Richmond Park.

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Club News

A day in the life of Ben!

29 July 2020

Potential Dons stars of the future are due back at the academy next week after a time that they will never forget as young footballers and one of our Under-18s decided to share one of his typical days...

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Club News

Introducing a crop of Dons talents for the future

18 May 2020

Academy Manager Michael Hamilton is delighted to announce a new group of scholars for next season’s Under-18s squad.

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