Over 900 people travelled from Leighton-Buzzard and Linslade in addition to the 268 season ticket holders from the area as part of the club’s inaugural Leighton-Linslade Big Day, which was designed to form a long-lasting relationship between the towns and the Club.
The event took place at the Dons’ 2-0 win over Brentford yesterday.
The Club ran a variety of events in the area leading up to the Big Day including a training session for clubs signed up to the Group Ticket Reward Scheme, a Children’s Roadshow for 6-13 year olds at Vandyke School with MK Dons players and SET staff, a Football Forum at Leighton Town FC with representatives of both football clubs alongside a Chairman’s Reception here at stadiummk for businesses with an LU7 postcode.
Matchday itself saw Leighton Buzzard resident Taylor Stevens dancing at half-time while children from schools and junior football clubs in the area won the opportunity to be flagbearers pre-match and take part in the half-time challenge.
KidsOut, a national charity based in Leighton Buzzard, also took part in a bucket collection pre-match which raised £315.16..
A special subsidised coach service also ran from Leighton Buzzard to stadiummk and back allowing over 40 people to travel to the match. The Club would like to thank Bill’s Minibuses for providing this service.