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Milton Keynes Dons F.C.
Full name Milton Keynes Dons Football Club
Nickname(s) Dons
Founded 2004
Ground Stadium:MK
Ground Capacity 30,500
Chairman Pete Winkelman
Manager Karl Robinson
League League One
2014–15 League One, 2nd (promoted)

Milton Keynes Dons F.C. are an English football club. They are also known as MK Dons.

They play their home games at a stadium called Stadium:MK which is in Milton Keynes (about 45 miles or 75 km north of London). The club began again in 2004 from the remains of Wimbledon F.C., which had moved to Milton Keynes in 2002 and then went bankrupt.

The stadium now has a capacity of about 31,000 seats.

League highlights since 2004

In the 2007/08 season, the Dons came top of Football League Two and won the Football League Trophy. They were promoted into Football League One.

In the 2008/09 season, the Dons came third in League One, but failed to win the play-off between the next best three teams and themselves and so did not go up to the Football League Championship. So they stayed in League One for the 2009/10 season, they only reached 12th.

On the last day of the 2014/15 season, they reached second in League One and so were promoted to the Championship for the 2015/16 season. Their stay in the Championship lasted just one season: they were relegated back to League One for the 2016/17 season.

League position

Season League Position
2004/05 League One 20th
2005/06 League One 22nd
2006/07 League Two 4th
2007/08 League Two Champions
2008/09 League One 3rd
2009/10 League One 12th
2010/11 League One 5th
2011/12 League One 5th
2012/13 League One 8th
2013/14 League One 10th
2014/15 League One 2nd
2015/16 Championship 23rd

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