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Swindon Town vs. Milton Keynes Dons

County Ground, Swindon

15 April 2006

3pm

UP NEXT: MK Dons

Saturday Swindon play a huge 6 pointer against Wimbledon.... uhhh Milton Keynes Dons at the County Ground in a battle of relegation rivals.

Vital Quotes:

"Hopefully the fans can see that we still believe and that we won't give in and they will get behind us. Their support is absolutely vital."

Swindon Manager Iffy Onuora

Swindon Town Team News:

Swindon will be without striker Lee Peacock and midfielder Paul Smith. Striker Trevor Benjamin will also be unavailable for the game. Andy Gurney could make a return to the starting eleven after serving a 2 game suspension. Jamie Cureton will likely start up front with Lucas Jutkiewicz.

Player to watch: Jamie Cureton

After starting the Swansea match on the bench, Cureton will be hoping to continue his good home form and score a couple of goals. Cureton will also be the only senior striker available Saturday if Peacock remains injured.

Milton Keynes Dons Team News:

Striker Aaron Wilbraham will be available after returning from his loan at Brentford. MK Dons are now only 3 points behind Swindon and Walsall in the relegation zone. Should MK Dons go down they would be the first ex-premiership side to be relegated to the bottom tier of the english game. MK Dons were known as Wimbledon in the Premiership. For infomation on Wimbledon/MK Dons please click here.

Player to watch: Izzy McLeod

After being highly sought after at the transfer deadline, Izzy will be looking to be adding to his impressive goal tally this season despite playing for the Leagues bottom team.

Match Facts & Stats

Swindon Town lost 3-1 at the National Hockey Stadium in Iffy Onuora's second game in charge after going up 1-0

Match Prediction:

With it being a home game, a 2-1 Swindon win, keeping Swindon's slim survival hopes alive.

Next Fixtures:

Swindon Town at Scunthorpe Easter Monday 17 April 2006




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Date:Thursday April 13 2006

Time: 7:20PM

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Come on Swindon, send the Franchise down and stay up in the process! Swindon Vs AFCB is my favourite fixture of the season!
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