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Gilbey calls for big backing at Stevenage

Midfielder hoping for a good turnout at the Lamex Stadium this weekend...

21 November 2018

Alex Gilbey has called on the MK Dons supporters to travel to Stevenage in their numbers on Saturday.

Gilbey & Co make the short journey to the Lamex Stadium this weekend, looking to maintain their excellent form by securing an eighth league win in nine games.

The current Sky Bet League Two leaders have enjoyed some memorable away matches so far this season, including a trip to Cambridge United where close to 1,000 supporters made the journey to back the team - Gilbey hopes for more of the same on Saturday.

“Our travelling fans have been brilliant this season, especially that Cambridge game,” he said after last Saturday’s 2-0 win over Macclesfield Town.

“Hopefully we’ll have a big following because it means a lot to us when we do. We’re looking forward to it - bring on Saturday!”

The Dons go into this weekend’s game looking to maintain their place at the summit of Sky Bet League Two, a position they earned themselves after a hard-fought triumph over Macclesfield Town at Stadium MK.

Reflecting on the success, Gilbey said: “It was a really good win. They were resilient and tough to break down but when we went in at half-time, Tis just told us to stick with it.

“If you look at back at some of the games this season, we’ve been too open when teams have sat in against us and we’ve been punished. We dealt with it really well and got what we deserved.”

Saturday was Gilbey’s 22nd appearance of the season which is an incredible feat given that the midfielder wasn’t originally due to return to action from a knee injury until this time of year.

The 23-year-old says he often has to pinch himself to believe he has returned so quickly and feels his performances are improving each week.

“Sometimes I have to pinch myself because if someone would have told me when I first did the injury that I would have played so many games at this point, I’d have bitten their hand off,” he said.

“I feel like I’m getting better and better each game. I’m feeling strong and fit which is thanks to the medical team and management staff. Hopefully there is more to come.”

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Tickets for Saturday's clash with Stevenage are priced at £22 adults, £20 concessions*, £15 under-18s and £10 under-12s.

Coach travel is available for this fixture with spaces priced at £12 for Season Ticket holders and £13 for all other supporters. Coaches will depart Stadium MK at 12.30pm.

To book tickets click HERE, visit the Box Office at Stadium MK or call 0333 200 5343. Tickets will be available from MK Dons until 5pm on Friday.


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