AFC Wimbledon ethos faces challenge over stadium money shortfall

09 December 2019 09:00
• Meeting will discuss change in supporter-owned structure• Club need extra £11m for construction of new stadiumWimbledon supporters will attend a crucial meeting on Monday evening to discuss a highly emotive proposal to end the club’s supporter-owned structure in return for new investment. A suddenly announced £11m shortfall for the construction of their new stadium has led the club’s owner, the mutually owned Dons Trust, to propose raising £7.5m by selling shares to private investors.The proposal has prompted immediate resistance from many supporters, including the first chairman, Kris Stewart, who were leading figures in the campaign against the old Wimbledon FC being moved to Milton Keynes and the formation of the new supporter-owned club in 2002. Related: AFC Wimbledon given permission to build new ground at Plough Lane Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian