The 2021/22 Sky Beat League One Season is coming to a close and it's been a successful season for MK Dons both on and off the football pitch!
With Just two games for MK Dons at Stadium MK to play, The Dons sit in second place and, in contention for promotion to the Sky Bet Championship.
Off the pitch the club have seen a number of successful initiatives and programmes from MK Dons Sport & Education Trust as they continue to provide and strive for excellence within the Milton Keynes Community. The initiatives have extended to the Stadium, most notably with Ability Counts Day taking place on Matchdays celebrating inclusion for all.
The work of the club within Milton Keynes did not go un-noticed with the Club being awarded as one of six regional winners of the Your Move Community Club of the Season with a national winner being announced at the 2022 EFL Awards.
The honours continued off the pitch with MK Dons being shortlisted for The Kin + Carta Family Club of the Season. In the 2021/22 season the club looked towards being more inclusive to families and those of all ages, a Young Dons Zone was created providing a safe space for the Young Dons members of the club. Plus the introduction of the MKFM Pre-Match Show allowed opportunities and experiences for younger children and family members to have memorable matchdays at the club, often reduced ticket rates were available with Under 12's going FREE to every home match this allowing children to watch Professional football at no cost.
On the football pitch, Scott Twine has been shortlisted for the Sky Bet League One Player of the Season award. Twine, who joined MK Dons last summer, has contributed to 27 goals this season, finding the net 15 times as well as providing 12 assists. His 27 goal contributions is the best return in the division while Twine also ranks first in goals from outside the box, fouls suffered and through pass accuracy amongst all Sky Bet League One players.
The winner of all three will be announced at the star-studded 2022 EFL Awards taking place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Sunday 24 April.