mkdons.com takes a month-by-month look back at the promotion winning campaign, with the month of September the next to be reviewed.
Having enjoyed an unbeaten start to the season, MK Dons entered the month of September second in the table, however, the second month of the season would prove a difficult one to navigate with the Dons picking up just four points from a possible 15.
SKY BET LEAGUE TWO TABLE
Swindon Town 1-1 MK Dons - Sky Bet League Two (Saturday 4th)
Elijah Adebayo scored in the 93rd-minute to take two points away from MK Dons at The Energy Check County Ground.
Walsh fired home his first goal of the season from Dean Lewington’s corner to put Paul Tisdale's side ahead but the Robins substitute scored late to secure a share of the spoils for his side.
MK Dons 3-3 (6-5)p Peterborough United - Checkatrade Trophy (Saturday 11th)
MK Dons made a winning start to their Checkatrade Trophy campaign as they ran out 6-5 penalty winners at Stadium MK after a 3-3 draw in normal time.
MK Dons 1-1 Forest Green Rovers - Sky Bet League Two (Tuesday 14th)
MK Dons were forced to settle for a point at home to Forest Green Rovers after Reuben Reid’s late penalty cancelled out Chuks Aneke’s opener.
Aneke pounced on a goalkeeping error from Robert Sanchez to put his side ahead on the half-hour mark but Rovers striker Reid recused a point for his team with 10 minutes remaining.
Lincoln City 2-1 MK Dons - Sky Bet League Two (Saturday 18th)
Sky Bet League Two leaders at the time, Lincoln City came from behind to inflict a first league defeat on MK Dons at Sincil Bank.
Paul Tisdale’s side led through a fine goal from Rhys Healey but Shay McCartan drew the Imps level with a fierce strike. The hosts then won the contest late on through Jason Shackell’s 94th-minute header.
Starting XI: Nicholls; Williams, Moore-Taylor, Walsh; Brittain, Houghton (Agard 57), Lewington (c); Cisse, Gilbey (Healey 57); Aneke (Sow 82).
Unused subs: Moore, Hancox, Cargill, Simpson.
Goal: Healey (65)
Booked: Houghton, Watson, Walsh, Lewington, Sow
Attendance: 9,322 (559)
Yeovil Town 1-1 MK Dons - Sky Bet League Two (Tuesday 21st)
Yeovil Town scored an 88th-minute leveller to deny MK Dons three points at Huish Park.
Paul Tisdale’s side led courtesy of Kieran Agard’s strike in first-half stoppage time but they weren’t able to add to their lead despite several second-half chances.
The Glovers then made them pay late on with Olufela Olomola firing past Nicholls ensure the points were shared at Huish Park.
MK Dons 1-1 Tranmere Rovers - Sky Bet League Two (Saturday 25th)
MK Dons and Tranmere Rovers shared the spoils at Stadium MK after Chuks Aneke’s fourth goal of the season cancelled out Jonny Smith’s opener.
Starting XI: Nicholls; Williams, Moore-Taylor, Cargill; Brittain (Houghton 75), Gilbey, Cisse (Simpson 75), Lewington (c); Watson; Aneke (Agard 83), Healey.
Unused subs: Moore, Hancox, Walsh, Thomas-Asante.
Goal: Aneke (45+2)
Callum Brittain - 6
Lee Nicholls - 5
George Williams - 5
Dean Lewington - 5
Jordan Moore-Taylor - 5
Alex Gilbey - 5
Baily Cargill - 5
Jordan Houghton - 4 (1)
Ryan Watson - 4 (1)
Ousseynou Cisse - 3 (2)
Kieran Agard - 3 (2)
Chuks Aneke - 4
Rhys Healey - 3 (1)
Joe Walsh - 3
Robbie Simpson - 1 (2)
Stuart Moore - 1
Mitch Hancox - 1
Oran Jackson - 1
Finn Tapp - 1
David Kasumu - 1
Aidan Nesbitt - 0 (1)
Charlie Pattison 0 (1)
Sam Nombe - 0 (1)
Osman Sow - 0 (1)
Chuks Aneke - 4
Rhys Healey - 2
Kieran Agard - 1
Joe Walsh - 1