MILTON Keynes Dons have found life tough since returning to Sky Bet League One at the first time of asking in May.

The Buckinghamshire side lie in the relegation places, but have shown signs of improvement since Russell Martin replaced Paul Tisdale last month.

Here are three key players ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Oxford United.


The striker has been a reliable marksman for Dons since joining in 2016, with almost 50 goals in 160 appearances.

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He may only have three strikes this term, but the 30-year-old continues to pose a threat.


In September 2017, the 21-year-old scored his first Dons goal in a 1-1 draw with United.

Brittain has since established himself as a regular, initially in defence but more recently higher up the pitch.

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He has missed just three games this season and is already nearing 100 appearances for the club he joined as a trainee.


The left back (below) was a Wimbledon player when the club controversially relocated to Milton Keynes in 2003 and stayed when Dons were formed a year later.

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He is still a mainstay almost 750 appearances down the line.