WiSH NEWS

My Wimbledon Moment

The AFC Wimbledon first team and staff have, for the first time ever, taken part in an exclusive 10- part Mocumentary which will be screened daily live on YouTube Read More…

First ever Stadium Tour

On Saturday 2nd October 2021, Plough Lane witnessed its first ever stadium tour. Read More…

The Greatest Story Exhibition – Opening Ceremony

On Sunday 5th September, following 3 years of planning, The Greatest Story exhibition was officially opened by Maureen Batsford (President) and Dickie Guy (WiSH Vice-President). Please click here for full details on how you can visit the exhibition. Read More…

Womble History at Merton Heritage

Wimbledon in Sporting History provided a moment of Womble history at Merton Heritage Day Read More…

The Greatest Story Exhibition

WiSH will be launching on September 5th an exciting exhibition at the Plough Lane Stadium, called “The Greatest Story” Read More…

FOOTBALL PUBLICATIONS

What’s next on the WiSH list?

Looking ahead for this season, WiSH have a number of other heritage projects in the pipeline, working with multiple partners to bring these to life. Read More…

Stadium tours – now up and running!

Stadium tours – now up and running! Read More…

The stadium timeline with Matthew Couper

Be a part of the grestest story – stadium timeline. Heritage stadium group lead Matthew Couper tells all about the organisation’s latest exciting project. Read More…

A Celebration with Matt Couper

Heritage stadium group lead Matt Couper outlines some early plans for celebrating our rich history around Plough Lane – and also has a date for your diaries. Read More…

Back Home with Roger Hobkinson

WiSH Head of strategy Rodger Hobkinson reflects on his involvement with both the club and the stadium development Read More…

Everyone’s a Winner with John Lynch

In the edition of an ongoing series explaninging the aims and journeys of WiSH (Wimbledon in Sporting History), John Lynch tells BTPL about the role and the importance of building partnerships Read More…

The Collaborative Opportunity with Sarah Gould, Merton Council

Wider partners of WiSH explain their roles and outline the collaborative opportunities that can deliver a unique heritage trail Read More…

It’s Coming Home

Wimbledon’s heritage is coming home! Read More…

Making a WiSH with Ray Armfield

The history of our club is both amazing and complex – as the flowchart below will tell you! Ray Armfield outlines how a group of fans have come together with the aim of telling and sharing it Read More…

Merton Heritage Day with Sarah Gould Merton Council

Sarah Gould, heritage officer for the london borough of merton, outlines an important upcoming event in our local community Read More…

New Signings Featuring Peter & Anuk

The transfer window may be closed but that hasn’t stopped WiSH adding two new faces to their team in Peter Leng and Anuk Teasdale Read More…

Operation WiSH with Rhys Torrington

WiSH head of operations, Rhys Torrington, introduces himself and outlines some of his exciting plans for the museum Read More…

Remembering Les Brown by Michael Padmanathan

Managing director and vice chairman of WiSH Michael Padmanathan recalls when he met former wimbledon player Les Brown in the confines of a steam room Read More…

The Grand Opening with Rebecca Hamlin

Rebecca Hamlin is manager of the new club “museum” opening on 5th September and welcomes all to share in this exciting new opportunity to explore and celebrate the rich history of AFC Wimbledon in its many incarnations since 1889 Read More…

The Magnificent 7 with John Lynch

WiSH head of partnerships and development John Lynch takes us through the works that are in motion in celebration of Wimbledon Football History Read More…

The Museum with Chris Hutchinson

WiSH of volunteering Chris Hutchinson introduces himself and outlines a number of opportunities Read More…

The Right Environment Featuring Mark Robinson

Managing director and vice chairman of WiSH Michael Padmanathan discusses the importance of creating the right environment Read More…

Wombles from the Lane with Matthew Rosenberg

Matthew Rosenberg from arts and education charity digital-works talks about plans to run a community-based project to explore the history of AFC Wimbledon Read More…

WOPA and WiSH with Mick Pugh

Wimbledon old players association (WOPA) have aligned with WiSH. Here, secretary Mick Pugh outlines their work Read More…