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Preview: Cobblers v Dons

19 August 2016

View from both camps ahead of Saturday’s game

AFC Wimbledon go in search of their first point of the season at the fourth attempt when they travel to Sixfields Stadium to meet last season’s League 2 champions Northampton Town tomorrow afternoon (3pm kick-off).

The Cobblers, managed by Rob Page, are on an impressive 27 game unbeaten run in league football and have winger Alfie Potter – twice previously with the Dons – among their squad.

TEAM NEWS

at home on Tuesday. The Cobblers again have no fresh injury concerns.  Wigan Athletic Left-back Jon Meades and right-sided midfielder George Francomb are both back in full training, but will step up their returns against 

QUOTES

: (pictured) "Last season (at Northampton) it was two teams really going for it. It was a good draw in the end after a cracking game, but I think it will be slightly different this season. They have had three draws so far and they will be looking for a home win, but we’ve not picked up any points yet so we want to get something as well.”Simon Bassey

: “Wimbledon haven’t had a great start but you can’t underestimate them. It’s early in the season and the league table won’t really start to take shape until 6, 7 or 8 games."Rob Page

: “They’ve earned that record last season (Northampton) by going on a run and going on and winning the league by quite a fair margin. They’ve come into this season and knuckled down and stayed unbeaten, but it’s been a tough start for them. I know our form isn’t great, but we still believe with confidence we can go there on Saturday and get the three points.”Barry Fuller

HEAD TO HEAD (Last 2)

AFC Wimbledon 1 Northampton Town 1 (29 September, 2015)

Northampton Town 1 AFC Wimbledon 1 (1 March, 2016)

FORM GUIDE (Last 6 in league)

AFC Wimbledon LLLWDW

Northampton DDDWWD

LAST TIME OUT

AFC Wimbledon 1 Scunthorpe United 2

Oldham Athletic 0 Northampton Town 0

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