Date: 27th August 2010 at 10:25pm
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Town face a tough trip to stadium:mk to face the Dons of Milton Keynes.

Vital Quotes:

Danny Wilson talking to BBC Wiltshire this week:

Milton Keynes Dons have ‘got some good players there and have had a very good result on Tuesday which makes it as tough as we’ve ever played.’

Milton Keynes Dons Team News:

Stephen Gleeson is rated as 50/50 while Pedro ‘Pele’ Cardoso, Jude Stirling and Aaron Wilbraham.

Player to watch: JERMAINE EASTER

A former transfer target for Swindon Town and often a nuisance for defences will cause Town’s leakey back-line some issues.

He’s also scored a few goals against Town over the years.

Swindon Town Team News:

Former Dons midfielder Jon-Paul McGovern is struggling while Lescinel Jean-Francois is likely to also miss out.

The major concern is Charlie Austin who picked up a hamstring injury during the draw with Brentford.

Player to watch: THOMAS DOSSEVI

With Charlie Austin struggling and Vincent Pericard firing blanks it’s up to the Togo international to prove his worth.

Match Facts & Stats

Since their move to Milton Keynes. Town have played the Dons 11 times, winning five, drawing and losing three.

The last meeting resulted in a 2-1 win for MK Dons in March of this year. Wilbraham and Tunnicliffe grabbing the goals for the home side, while Danny Ward scored a late consolation for Swindon.

Match Prediction:

MK Dons 1-0 Swindon Town

Next Fixtures:

Town travel to Southampton on August 31 for their JP Trophy 1st Round tie.

 

One Reply to “NEXT UP: Milton Keynes Dons”

  • not counting our chickens but we do owe you for last seasons two 1-0 defeats. Am looking forward to revisiting you ground as I totally enjoyed the chippies food opposite the ground as did my kids.

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