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Dons draw Blackburn

15 August 2012

mk, the week commencing 27th August.stadiumMilton Keynes Dons will host Blackburn Rovers in Round 2 of the Capital One Cup at

The Dons booked their place in the draw after a penalty shoot-out victory over Cheltenham Town while Blackburn Rovers were handed a bye in the opening round.

Relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season, Steve Kean’s Rovers side will be looking to bounce straight back to English’s top division and have worked hard during the summer to keep their key players while adding to the squad as well.

Former-England internationals Paul Robinson, David Dunn and Danny Murphy are names that stand out in a squad that boasts 15 full-internationals, including European Championship runner-up Nuno Gomes.

The fixture, which sees Dons boss Karl Robinson face his previous employers, will be the first time the two clubs have faced each-other and will provide the Dons with a tough test before they play host to Carlisle United on Saturday 1st September.

The date of the fixture and ticket details will appear on mkdons.com once they are confirmed.

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