Wimbledon FC: Ex Premier League Players

Where are these ex Wimbledon Premier League players now?

Welcome to the Wimbledon legends page – the gateway to information on ex Dons who have played in the Premier League.

In addition to information on the club’s ex players we have also added their statistics which include the top goalscorers, most appearances and also the club’s final league position for each year that they featured in the EPL.



Neil Sullivan – Premier League Appearances: 247 | Clean Sheets: 64

Renowned in the Premier League for being the keeper who David Beckham beat from the half way line, Neil Sullivan finally retired from playing at the age of 42 after a spell in the lower leagues with Doncaster Rovers and a loan spell at AFC Wimbledon. Read More..

Chris Perry – Premier League Appearances: 363 | Goals Scored: 8

After a distinguished career spanning nearly 20 years Chris Perry retired from playing  when he was released by Southampton in 2010. Read More..

Vinnie Jones – Premier League Appearances: 184 | Goals Scored: 13

A controversial but much loved figure within the game, Vinnie Jones finished his playing career at Queens Park Rangers in 1999. Read More..

Michael Hughes – Premier League Appearances: 196 | Goals Scored: 15

Arguably one of the most gifted and natural footballers produced by Northern Ireland in the last two decades, Michael Hughes retired from playing professionally in 2008 after a season at Coventry City. Read More..

Warren Barton – Premier League Appearances: 277 | Goals Scored: 10

After a long career with Wimbledon and then Newcastle United, Warren Barton finished his playing career in May 2005 after returning to the club he started his career with, Dagenham and Redbridge. Read More..

Jason Euell – Premier League Appearances: 264 | Goals Scored: 56

Having spent the bulk of his career in the Premier League with four different clubs, Jason Euell eventually hung up his boots in 2012 whilst playing for AFC Wimbledon. Read More..

Robbie Earle – Premier League Appearances: 244 | Goals Scored: 45

Robbie Earle finally retired from the game in 2000 after a nine year spell in the Premier League with Wimbledon. Read More..

John Scales – Premier League Appearances: 172 | Goals Scored: 3

Part of the “Crazy Gang” at Wimbledon, John Scales retired from playing in 2001 after a brief spell at Ipswich Town. Read More..

Oyvind Leonhardsen – Premier League Appearances: 186 | Goals Scored: 30

After a nine year career in English football with LiverpoolAston Villa and Spurs, Oyvind Leonhardsen returned back to Norway and retired at the age of 37 in 2007 whilst playing for Stromsgodset. Read More..

Kenny Cunningham – Premier League Appearances: 335 | Goals Scored: 0

After 18 years of playing professional football in England including Premier League spells with Wimbledon and Birmingham City, Kenny Cunningham decided to call it a day in 2007 whilst playing for Sunderland. Read More..

Marcus Gayle – Premier League Appearances: 204 | Goals Scored: 34

After returning to the newly formed AFC Wimbledon, Marcus Gayle retired from playing after helping them win promotion to the Conference South in 2008. Read More..

Efan Ekoku – Premier League Appearances: 160 | Goals Scored: 52

Efan Ekoku retired from playing in 2004 after a spell in Ireland with Dublin City.

In retirement Ekoku has been working as a freelance sports broadcaster sharing his knowledge and expertise on many stations including BBC, ITV and Sky Sports. Read More..

Dean Holdsworth – Premier League Appearances: 228 | Goals Scored: 63

After a long career at 16 different clubs, Premier League legend Dean Holdsworth finally hung up his boots in 2008 after dropping down the leagues to play non-league football as player-manager for Redbridge. Read More..

John Fashanu – Premier League Appearances: 78 | Goals Scored: 20

Often criticised for being over physical and aggressive in his style of play, John Fashanu retired from the game whilst playing for Aston Villa due to injury in 1995. Read More..

John Hartson – Premier League Appearances: 155 | Goals Scored: 55

John Hartson retired from playing in 2008 after problems with weight and fitness whilst playing for his last club West Bromwich Albion. Read More..