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In focus: Accrington Stanley

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

13 August 2020

Fixture News

In focus: Accrington Stanley

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

13 August 2020

Ahead of the 2020/21 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

Next up is Accrington Stanley, who finished two places and three points above the Dons last term, and came out on top in the only meeting between the two sides in 2019/20.

CLUB
Founded: 1968

Nickname: Accy

Stadium: Wham Stadium (5,450 capacity)

Location: Accrington, Lancashire

Home colours: Red shirts, red shorts, red socks

Website: www.accringtonstanley.co.uk
Twitter: @ASFCofficial
Facebook: ASFCofficial
Instagram: asfc.official
YouTube: ASFCofficial

FIRST TEAM
Manager: John Coleman

Captain: Seamus Conneely

Top appearance maker (2019/20): Dion Charles, Jordan Clark (40)

Top goalscorer (2019/20): Colby Bishop (pictured below) (12)

colby bishop.jpeg

Player of the Year (2019/20): Unknown

Longest-serving player: Seamus Conneely (5 years and 7 months)

Other notable players: Phil Edwards, Sean McConville

LAST SEASON
League position: 17th, Sky Bet League One (W10, D10, L15, P40, GF 47, GA 53)

FA Cup: Round 1

Carabao Cup: Round 1

Leasing.com Trophy: Quarter-Finals

TRANSFERS
In: Cameron Burgess (Scunthorpe United), Ryan Cassidy (Watford, loan) Niall Watson (Airbus UK)

Out: Offrande Zanzala (Crewe Alexandra), Jordan Clark (Luton Town), Dimitar Evtimov (CSKA Sofia), Erico Sousa (End of contract), Phil Edwards (End of contract), Zaine Francis-Angol (End of contract), Wilson Carvalho (End of contract)

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 4
Last Dons win: 1-0, 24 Mar 2008 (Wham Stadium)
Biggest Dons win: 5-0, 8 Dec 2007 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 0
Last draw: N/A

Accrington wins: 1
Last Accrington win: 2-1, 31 Aug 2019 (Wham Stadium)
Biggest Wigan win: 2-1, 31 Aug 2019 (Wham Stadium)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
David Martin, John Miles, Alan Navarro, Lee Nicholls, Paul Rachubka, Ryan Watson

2020/21 MATCHES
Fixtures for the 2020/21 season have not been announced.


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