Positive signs for the future, but what is next?31 December 2020
As the curtains draw on a very difficult 12 months for everyone, there have been plenty of positive signs for our academy with a national cup success and youth products stepping up to first-team...
Michael highlights the Wimbledon story as an exciting script for young talents22 October 2020
After a first year as Academy Manager that has included steering the youth section through troubled waters, Michael Hamilton is determined to provide a platform for young talents to progress.
Seb’s farewell message includes plans for a Plough Lane reunion!14 October 2020
Seb Brown has thanked our academy coaches for helping to launch his coaching career after he decided to accept a new challenge elsewhere.
Huseyin signs pro contract after rapid rise from Sunday League football1 July 2020
Huseyin Biler today signed a professional contract at AFC Wimbledon after an impressive two years since joining the club.
Extra time for young Dons30 June 2020
Academy Manager Michael Hamilton has announced that David Fisher and Elliott Bolton have agreed short-term scholarship extensions.
Anthony and Will answer the call by helping Wimbledon’s future stars to flourish18 June 2020
Anthony Ferguson and Will Rose are unlikely to be winning quizzes on Wimbledon anytime soon, but they’ve both made a big impact towards the more important challenge of preparing our academy players...
Zach rewarded for his prolific season with a first pro deal17 June 2020
Zach Robinson has signed his first professional contract at AFC Wimbledon after an impressive rise through our academy ranks.
Dons coach Michael seeks ‘dynamic’ approach to tackling racism16 June 2020
Since the death of George Floyd, there has been plenty of talk in football about how we tackle racism and AFC Wimbledon staff are determined to play a part in supporting this important issue.
Introducing a crop of Dons talents for the future18 May 2020
Academy Manager Michael Hamilton is delighted to announce a new group of scholars for next season’s Under-18s squad.
Dons keeper Matthew on bouncing back from his Chelsea setback2 May 2020
Matthew Cox is determined to continue with his impressive progress as a young goalkeeper after bouncing back from the setback of being allowed to leave Chelsea as a 14-year-old.
Rising Dons stars receive guidance from Darius and an England coach30 April 2020
In his round-up for April, Academy Manager Michael Hamilton provided an insight on continuing support and education for Wimbledon’s young talents during the current crisis.