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Calling all future Dons stars

3 July 2013

Think you are a Dons star in the making? Perhaps your son has shown he could be the next Dons sensation?

Don’t miss out on a chance to trial for the MK Dons Academy in front of Academy staff later this month. You must register your application by Friday 5th July.

The Academy is searching for players from Under-7s to Under-16s for the forthcoming 2013/14 season and success at the trials will provide the opportunity for players to join the Dons’ youth ranks.

The Dons Academy has produced 12 players which have received international recognition since Seyi Ojo, now at Liverpool FC, became the first Dons schoolboy to represent England in October 2011.

Trials will take place from 5.30pm – 7.30pm on the following dates:

Monday 15th July 2013 - Under 7s and Under 8s
Wednesday 17th July 2013 - Under 9s and Under 10s
Friday 19th July 2013 - Under 11s and Under 12s
Monday 22nd July 2013 - Under 13s and Under 14s
Friday 26th July 2013 - Under 15s and Under 16s

Please consult the list below if you are unsure of which age group your son will be eligible for in 2013/14.

Under-7s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 2006 and 31st August 2007 (School Year 2)
Under-8s: D.O.B – Between1st September 2005 and 31st August 2006 (School Year 3)
Under-9s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 2004 and 31st August 2005 (School Year 4)
Under-10s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 2003 and 31st August 2004 (School Year 5)
Under-11s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 2002 and 31st August 2003 (School Year 6)
Under-12s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 2001 and 31st August 2002 (School Year 7)
Under-13s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 2000 and 31st August 2001 (School Year 8)
Under-14s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 1999 and 31st August 2000 (School Year 9)
Under-15s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 1998 and 31st August 1999 (School Year 10)
Under-16s: D.O.B – Between 1st September 1997 and 31st August 1998 (School Year 11)

Please note that players who reside within the travel time outlined below shall be eligible to apply for a trial:

Foundation Phase (Under-7s to Under-11s) – 1 hour
Youth Development Phase (Under-12s-Under-16s) – 1 hour 30 minutes.

Spaces will be limited and as a result, successful applicants will be contacted.

For further details and information on how to apply, please see and complete the booking form and return it to the below:
Postal Address: Academy Trials 2013/14, The Academy, stadiummk, Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK1 1ST.


Fax: 01908 622933

All applications must be received by Friday 5th July 2013. Applications received after this time will not be processed for the above dates.

.click hereTo download the trial sign-up form, please

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