MK DONS ARE PROMOTED!

MK Dons celebrate
MK Dons celebrate

MK Dons are promoted to League 1 after beating Mansfield Town 1-0 at Stadium MK.

Dons knew anything but victory over Mansfield would see them have to go through the play-offs for their chance to return to League 1, but David Wheeler's header after just two minutes was enough to secure their passage back to the third tier.

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Paul Tisdale had suffered back-to-back play-off final defeats with his former club Exeter City before moving to Stadium MK last summer, and spoke of his pride for his side afterwards.
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Goal-scorer David Wheeler, who was substituted with 21 minutes to go, admitted the nerves were too much to take when he was on the bench, while skipper Dean Lewington said the turnaround after promotion last season was like 'black and white.'