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Dons to face Wycombe in EFL Football Manager Cup

George Williams and MK Dons set to make tournament debut...

26 April 2020

MK Dons will face Buckinghamshire rivals Wycombe Wanderers in the second round of the EFL Football Manager Cup.

The Dons, who will be managed by defender George Williams, received a bye in Round One while Wycombe saw off Crewe Alexandra 2-1.

The tie is due to take place on Wednesday morning. Full details will be confirmed in due course.

The EFL Football Manger Cup is an FM tournament that has been brought together by Football Manager, the EFL and their official charity partner, Mind.

MK Dons and other clubs from across the EFL, each represented by a virtual manager, will face off in a straight knockout competition with the final two teams left standing facing off in the showpiece final in mid-May.

Defender George Williams will be the Dons’ virtual manager. The list of virtual managers representing the clubs includes current pro footballers, backroom staff and even some famous faces from the FM community.

After each round is completed, highlights will be uploaded onto the FM YouTube channel for you to catch up on all of the action and there will be a full written round-up on the FM website.

As well as supporting the Dons during the tournament, you can also show your support for the EFL’s charity partner, Mind, the mental health charity. In these tough times their services are needed more than ever so while you’re being entertained by the action, please consider donating HERE

Round Two draw in full:
Bristol City v Scunthorpe united
Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers
Nottingham Forest v Southend United
West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers
Leyton Orient v Bolton Wanderers
Huddersfield Town v Walsall
Salford City v Preston North End
Swansea City v Exeter City
Blackpool v Middlesbrough
Fulham v Charlton Athletic
Luton Town v Ipswich Town
Brentford v Shrewsbury Town
MK Dons v Wycombe Wanderers
Wigan Athletic v Newport County
Portsmouth v Mansfield Town
Birmingham City v Forest Green Rovers

EFL FOOTBALL MANAGER CUP SCHEDULE
Round Two – week commencing 27 April
The ‘Round of 16’ – week commencing 4 May
The Quarter Finals – 11 May to 14 May
The Semi-Finals – Saturday 16 May
The Final – Sunday 17 May

TOURNAMENT RULES
• Matches to be played on FM20 Touch Versus mode, teams must play as themselves.
• This is a straight knockout tournament, with all ties comprising one game. Each tie will go to extra-time and penalties, if necessary, to produce a winner.
• The ‘home’ team of each tie will host the match .
• Suspensions/injuries won't carry over to the next round.

 


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