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In focus: Fleetwood Town

Ahead of the 2017/18 Sky Bet League One campaign, mkdons.com takes a look at the teams MK Dons will face next season.

15 June 2017

Fleetwood Town were play-off semi-final finalists last season but after missing out on a trip to Wembley following a 1-0 aggregate defeat to Bradford City, the Cod Army will be looking to go one better in 2017/18.

CLUB
Founded: 1997

Nickname: Cod Army

Stadium: Highbury Stadium (5,327 capacity)

Location: Fleetwood, Lancashire

Home colours: Red shirts, white shorts, red socks

Website: www.fleetwoodtownfc.com
Twitter: @ftfc
Facebook: Fleetwood Town FC
Instagram: fleetwoodtownfc
YouTube: Fleetwood Town Football Club

FIRST TEAM

Manager
Name: Uwe Rosler

Age: 48

Nationality: German

Previous clubs (player): FC Lokomotive Leipzig, BSG Chemie Leipzig, FC Magdeburg, Dynamo Dresden, FC Nurnberg, Manchester City, FC Kaiserslautern, Tennis Borussia Berlin, Southampton, West Bromwich Albion, SpVgg Unterhaching, Lillestrom; East Germany

Previous clubs (manager): Lillestrom, Viking, Molde, Brentford, Wigan Athletic, Leeds United

Key and notable players
Captain: Nathan Pond

Top appearance maker (2016/17): Bobby Grant (56)

Top goalscorer (2016/17): David Ball (14)

Player of the Year (2016/17): Cian Bolger

Longest-serving player: Nathan Pond

Other notable players: Conor McLaughlin, Bobby Grant, David Ball

Nathan Pond

Last season
League position: 4th, Sky Bet League One (W23, D13, L10, P53, GF 64, GA 43)

FA Cup: Round 3

Carrabao Cup: Round 1

Checkatrade Trophy: Group stage

Transfers
In: Kyle Dempsey (Huddersfield Town)

Out: Martyn Woolford, Declan McManus

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Head to head
Dons wins: 3
Last Dons win: 4-1, 24th September 2016 (Highbury Stadium)
Biggest Dons win: 4-1, 24th September 2016 (Highbury Stadium)

Draws: 0
Last draw: N/A

Fleetwood wins: 1
Last Fleetwood win: 1-0, 18th February 2017 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Fleetwood win: 1-0, 18th February 2017 (Stadium MK)

Played for both
Adam Chicksen, Devante Cole, Tom Hitchcock, Chris Long, John Miles

2017/18 MATCHES
Fixtures will be released on Wednesday 21st June.

Watch the Dons take on Fleetwood Town at Stadium MK in 2017/18, as well as 22 other Sky Bet League opponents, by becoming a Season Ticket holder.

Adult Season Tickets are priced from just £34.23 a month; over-65s from £22 a month and under-21s from £15.08 a month while under-18s are able to enjoy the full 2017/18 campaign from just £3.06 a month.

The Under-12s go FREE offer also remains, meaning the Club’s youngest supporters can watch all 23 home league matches in 2017/18 for FREE when they become a Young Dons member.

To purchase a Season Ticket visit the Box Office at Stadium MK or call 0333 200 5343. You can also download an application form and post it to Box Office, Stadium MK, Stadium Way, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST.

 

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