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Academy

AFC Wimbledon Academy, like the first team, has risen to professional status over the past few seasons and now operates as a Category 3 Academy with teams from U7s - U21s.

Academy logoThe overall vision of the Academy is:

  • produce players regularly for the first team;
  • create an environment that will allow players to fulfil their potential;
  • become the strongest and most productive Category 3 Academy;
  • create a nationally recognised pathway from Foundation Phase to first-team that will attract young talent;
  • in five years' time, 25% of all first team appearances to be made by homegrown players

Principles of play

The Academy's Four Principles of Play define the style of football our teams' play and provide the backdrop for our coaching programme throughout all age groups.

In possession Out of possession
High tempo possession based football Making play predictable
Counter Aggressive press

Job opportunities

The Academy never stands still and we are always looking to improve our player development programme with the support of open minded, professional and driven members of staff. The following positions are currently available:

Academy news

Club News

Team news: Five new signings set to figure in Hornets Cup clash

13 July 2017

By Rob Cornell

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Club News

Feature: Volunteers and Academy get stadium ready for kick-off

13 July 2017

By Rob Cornell

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Club News

Annual workout benefits both Dons sides

10 July 2017

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Club News

On your marks for the 2017 AFC Wimbledon Minithon!

30 June 2017

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