Stantonbury student debuts for MK Dons!


Congratulations to former student Sam Nombe on making both his cup and league debuts for MK Dons a couple of weeks ago.

On playing for the first team Sam told the MK Dons’ website: “I was happy to come on and make my first league appearance (against Blackpool), after making my debut on Tuesday (in the League Cup against Forest Green Rovers).

“It’s a great experience being involved in the first team. You learn so much from the players and the staff – they really help you.”

Manager Robbie Neilson told “Hugo and Sam both have good potential and they are further examples of the fine work being done by our Academy.”

Director of youth Mike Dove told “Robbie has been a big supporter of the youth and his arrival gave people a fresh opportunity – Hugo and Sam grabbed it and I’m delighted that their hard work has paid off.”

“Sam wasn’t a cert for an apprenticeship two years ago but he has really knuckled down and worked extremely hard to get to where he is now. He never gave up and that’s a fantastic attribute.

“Our job is to produce first-team players and to have four from the eight, including Brandon and Oran, is a fantastic achievement. It’s credit to the Academy coaches and staff – we are very proud of that.

To see a short interview with Sam Nombe please follow the link below.



Well done Sam. Let’s hope you have a long and illustrious career as a professional footballer