1. Milton Keynes Dons FC, commonly known as MK Dons, is a professional football club based in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. The club was founded in 2004 and is the successor to Wimbledon FC, which relocated to Milton Keynes and underwent a controversial rebranding process.

2. MK Dons play their home matches at Stadium MK, a state-of-the-art stadium with a seating capacity of over 30,000 spectators. The stadium was built specifically for the club and was completed in 2007.

3. MK Dons main rivals are AFC Wimbledon. Other rivals include Northampton Town, Peterborough United and Wycombe Wanderers.

4. MK Dons have had a varied history in terms of their league position. After their formation, they started in the Football League One (third tier of English football) and experienced both promotions and relegations over the years.

5. MK Dons have had notable cup runs in their history, including winning the Football League Trophy in 2008. They reached the fifth round of the FA Cup in 2012-13.

Home of Milton Keynes Dons FC

Opened 2007

Capacity 30,500

Rating: 4.4

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Fantastic stadium! Was very impressed by the quality and the size of the ground. Watched MK Dons vs. Notts County in the 32°C Heatwave. Shame there were only 8,000 fans in the 30,000 stadium however, I was much more impressed with the atmosphere than expected. Although the ground is a bowl, it was much prettier than I expected. Padded seats were a bonus. Loads of retail facilities in the area, with plenty of places to eat. Car park was a farce. Do not park in N1. Took over an hour to get out. Have found it easier to get out of areas in London quicker. It's worth a visit if groundhopping. Ticked off my list
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2 months ago
I recently had the pleasure of visiting MK Stadium. One of the standout features was the ease of access – getting in and out of the stadium was a breeze. Plus, the availability of on-site parking for a reasonable fee was a welcome surprise in today's world of pricey parking lots. We booked online ,Ticket prices for the football match were also reasonable for family. Once inside, I found the seats to be particularly comfortable, providing a pleasant viewing experience. What impressed me even more was that no matter where you sat, the view of the pitch was excellent. However, I must admit that when it came to catering, there was a slight downside. The food and beverage options were somewhat limited, and the prices were on the expensive side. That said, it didn't overshadow the overall positive experience I had at MK Stadium.
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2 months ago
Love staying here. Good location and venue. Lots of choice for food around from nandos, pizza express McDonald's, KFC etc. Primark m and S, superdrug river island next etc. Not forgetting the cinema. Uber eats also deliver here. Free cookie on arrival free items available at reception razor tooth brush etc. Worth staying 8.5/10
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2 months ago
Great stadium. Spacious, comfortable seating, and good facilities.. On the minus side, cashless. Doesn't really suit me. And the Ringo car parking was a right pain.No good for oldies like me dad. Not to mention, right rip off. Ten quid to park for the match..
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2 months ago
The first time I stayed here I'd just looked up a Hilton in the area and took at taxi once I arrived mid evening in MK. When I went to eat at the Pitchside restaurant the shutters were closed so when I peeked through it took a while to register that I was looking inside a stadium. For this trip I saw that the MK Dons were playing the weekend I was coming in from Europe so made sure to get a room with a view of the pitch. What a unique experience. It didn't hurt that the homes ode won so people were in a great mood. The room was excellent. A casual dinner in the Red Spot was more than enough. Breakfast in the Pitchside was ample and the staff very helpful. Several of the players from the day before game were there and were happy to interact with the fans. The second night we opted for the Marco Pierre White steakhouse where we indulgeged in a very good Chateaubriand. The service was faultless and unintrusive. We really enjoyed our stay and would go out of our way to stay again.
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History (from Wikipedia)

Relocation of Wimbledon F.C.; Milton Keynes Dons F.C.[edit]
Main article: Relocation of Wimbledon F.C. to Milton Keynes

Starting in 2000 the Milton Keynes Stadium Consortium offered this proposition to several Football League clubs, including Luton Town, Crystal PalaceBarnet,[21] Queens Park Rangers,[22] and Wimbledon F.C..[10] Wimbledon F.C., who had groundshared at Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park ground since 1991, adopted the Milton Keynes plan after the appointment of a new chairman, Charles Koppel, in January 2001.[23] Koppel said that such action was necessary to prevent Wimbledon F.C.'s going out of business.[10] He announced Wimbledon F.C.'s intent to move on 2 August 2001 with a letter to the Football League requesting approval, stating that Wimbledon had already signed an agreement to relocate and "subject to the necessary planning and regulatory consents being obtained" intended to be playing home games at a newly built stadium in Milton Keynes by the start of the 2003–04 season.[24] The proposed move was opposed in most quarters;[24] the League board unanimously rejected Wimbledon's proposed move in August 2001.[24] Koppel appealed against this decision, leading to a Football Association (FA) arbitration hearing and subsequently the appointment of a three-man independent commission by the FA in May 2002 to make a final and binding verdict.[25] The League and FA stated opposition but the commissioners ruled in favour, two to one.[26][27]

Wimbledon F.C. hoped to move to Milton Keynes immediately, but as the new ground was yet to be built an interim home in the town would have to be found first. The first proposal, to start the 2002–03 season at the 
National Hockey Stadium in central Milton Keynes, was abandoned because it did not meet Football League stadium criteria. While alternative temporary options were examined—Winkelman suggested converting the National Bowl music venue[28]—Wimbledon F.C. started the season at Selhurst Park and set a target of playing in MK by Christmas 2002.[29] A group of Wimbledon F.C. fans protested by setting up AFC Wimbledon, to which the vast majority of Wimbledon F.C. fans switched allegiance, in June 2002.[30] A temporary stadium in Milton Keynes proved difficult to arrange and Wimbledon F.C. remained in south London at the end of the 2002–03 season. Koppel announced a plan to convert the National Hockey Stadium for football and play there from the start of the 2003–04 season until the new stadium was built.[31]

Wimbledon F.C. entered 
administration in June 2003.[32] After the club missed a deadline to invest in renovations to the Hockey Stadium,[33] confusion arose as to whether Wimbledon F.C. would move and where they would play if they did.[34] The administrators arranged a return to Selhurst Park.[35] With the move threatened and the club facing liquidation, Winkelman made "the life-defining decision", to quote Conn, "of taking it on himself".[19] He secured funds from his consortium for the administrators to pay the players' wages, keep the club operating, and pay for the necessary renovations for the National Hockey Stadium to host League football.[33]

After hosting the first few home matches of the 2003–04 campaign at Selhurst Park, Wimbledon F.C. played their first match in Milton Keynes in September 2003.
[36] A company voluntary arrangement was put together in March 2004 under which Winkelman's consortium would take Wimbledon F.C. out of administration, reportedly using a holding company called MK Dons.[14] The Football League threatened to expel the club if the takeover were not completed by 31 July.[37] Winkelman's Inter MK Group brought Wimbledon F.C. out of administration in late June 2004 and concurrently announced changes to its name, badge and colours.[38][39] The new name was Milton Keynes Dons F.C. (commonly shortened to MK Dons).[39]

Milton Keynes Dons continued to play at the National Hockey Stadium while the development including the new ground was constructed in Denbigh. Asda paid Inter MK £35 million for its section of the site, IKEA £24 million.
[19] Ground was broken on the stadium in February 2005.[40] In December 2005 MK Dons set a target of playing at the new ground by January 2007;[41] in February 2007 they revised their proposal to a 22,000-seater stadium ready in July of that year, with provision for expansion to 32,000 (it had originally been intended to seat 30,000).[42] The new ground, Stadium mk, hosted its first match in July 2007.[43] Four months later, on 29 November 2007, it was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II.[44]

Things to do in Milton Keynes.

Bletchley Park.

17 Reviews
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A massive homage to Alan Turing and the code breakers of the UK in World War II. Four stars if you're not a computer science nerd and an easy 5 if you... Read More

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Great to walk around and get a real feel for what occurred there. A well kept after historical site with more than meets the eye. Recommend spending a good... Read More

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This place is amazing. Like most of the rest of the world I had no idea what Bletchley Park was or what the Brits achieved here in WWII until I saw "The... Read More

Furzton Lake.

10 Reviews
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I used to love Furzton Lake when I was a vegetarian, their mac and cheese always hit the spot for me. Since going vegan, I'd only gone back once and had... Read More

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Food is good prices are ok if you're looking for and affordable meal where you can order with an app or order at the bar it's all good service can be rushed... Read More

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My last night in Milton Keynes, my friend and I were going pub to pub trying to find a specific beer I had wanted to try before I ever came to England. We... Read More