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PREVIEW: Town V MK Dons

7 April 2017

Town will be hoping to produce the goods in-front of a bumper crowd when they host MK Dons at The County Ground in a crunch clash on Saturday (3pm Kick-Off).


The Reds have given their survival hopes a huge boost after winning their last two outings, with the club launching the #PackTheCG campaign in order to create an electric atmosphere for tomorrow’s huge game.


MK Dons are also in good form having carved out a four-game unbeaten run, while they have also secured victories in their last two games.


Goals from Luke Norris and Raphael Rossi-Branco were not enough to prevent Town from suffering a 3-2 defeat the last time they faced MK, with a Kieran Agard double and a Nicky Maynard strike handing the hosts all three points at Stadium MK in December 2016.


STAT ATTACK:


Town and MK have done battle on just twenty occasions in all competitions and The Dons are able to boast the better head-to-head record with ten wins to their name, compared to The Robins’ six.


FULL RECORD V MK DONS:


P20 W6 D4 L10 F22 A28


TICKET NEWS:


Tomorrow’s game is a #PackTheCG event as we look to create an electric atmosphere and give the boys as much support as possible.


.https://www.eticketing.co.uk/swindontown/As a result, tickets are reduced for this fixture and can be purchased on the day (not student tickets) or now via


TICKET PRICES:


£15Adults -

£10O65 -

£10Students -

£10U21 -


FORM GUIDE (LAST SIX GAMES IN ALL COMPETITIONS):


TOWN - LLLLWW


MK DONS - DLWDWW


TOP SCORERS:


TOWN - Luke Norris (6)


MK DONS - Kieran Agard (13)


TEAM NEWS:


TOWN - Yaser Kasim will continue to be sidelined with a hip problem while Jordan Stewart picked up a knee injury during a Development game in midweek, although it is not thought to be serious.


The Reds have no fresh injury concerns ahead of tomorrow’s massive game while Jamie Sendles-White is on the road to recovery from a ruptured ACL.


MK DONS - George Williams is available again after completing a one-match ban, while David Martin (back) and Darren Potter (facial) are both back in contention.


With their Sky Bet League One status secured for next season, The Dons could well hand opportunities to a number of young players, including the likes of Ben Tilney, Callum Brittain and Giorgio Rasulo.


A WORD FROM BOTH CAMPS:


Luke Williams, Swindon Town Head Coach: “There is a real focus around the place and the players are hopefully stepping up to this challenge.


“Robbie Neilson has done his job very well and MK have almost undoubtedly secured their League One status. They can now start planning for next season.


“The fans tomorrow will make a positive difference if we help them by giving them something to cheer about.”


Robbie Neilson, MK Dons Manager: “Swindon have had a difficult season, as we have, buy they’ve picked up recently and got two wins on the bounce.


“They’ve changed their shape a little bit and they like to dominate a lot of the play. We need to make sure we stop them doing that.


“It’s going to be a tough one but hopefully we can go down there and get another three points.”


OFFICIALS:


Referee - Graham Salisbury


Assistants - Andrew Quin & Joe Clark


Fourth Official - Neil Radford


PLAYED FOR BOTH:


Sol Davis, Anthony McNamee, Sean O’Hanlon, Gareth Edds, Ryan Harley, Jon-Paul McGovern, Alan Navarro, Alex Revell.


FOLLOW THE ACTION LIVE:


accounts.Facebook and (@Official_STFC)Town fans will be able to keep up to date with all the action from The County Ground tomorrow across our Twitter


in the wake of the game.www.swindontownfc.co.ukSTFC Player HD Subscribers will also be able to enjoy uninterrupted commentary of the match whilst there will be a full match report and plenty of reaction on


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