NPower League One: MK Dons v Hartlepool Team News

Tags: Football

Published: 10:23 04/09/2010

Online bookmakers are offering free bets to new customers and money back for today’s televised NPower League one game between MK Dons and Hartlepool. Dons’ boss Karl Robinson will expect his promotion hopefuls to collect all three points against relegation favourites Hartlepool in the home game at Stadium:MK which kicks off at 12:15 today. Victor Chandler bet 4/5 MK Dons to win this game to build on their promising start which has reaped six points from games. Robinson is able to name an unchanged squad for the game and will include in-form striker Sam Baldock who has scored four times already this season. Baldock scored both goals in last weeks come back against Swindon and is available at odds of 5/1 with bet365 to the score the first goal of the game. Republic of Ireland Under-21 Stephen Gleeson is still recovering from muscle injury and striker Aaron Wilbraham remains sidleined with his back injury. Jude Stirling is resting a groin injury while defender Gary Mackenzie must wait until recovering from his summer injury before he can make his debut appearance. Hartlepool striker James Brown is doubtful due to ankle injury sustained in Tuesday’s Jiohnstone Paints Trophy win against Northampton. The 23-year-old has yet to complete 90 minutes this season, but may yet start as boss Mick Handsworth is reluctant to change the eleven that have started the last six games. Ritchie Humphreys and Fabian Yantorno are building match fitness and completed an hour work out in the midweek reserve match against Gateshead. Both will be hopeful of a start following substitute appearances in the previous two firt team games. Possible starting line ups: MK DONS: Martin, Woodwards, O’Hanlon, Kouo-Doumbe, Lewington, Chadwick, Hamann, Leven, Balanta, Baldock, Easter. HARTLEPOOL: Flinders, Haslam, Collins, Liddle, Horwood, Sweeney, Murray, Gamble, Brown, Boyd, Monkhouse.

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