HEAD-TO-HEAD: Robinson names his Dons side to face Newport

Three summer signings will make their MK Dons debuts against Newport County on Tuesday night, Karl Robinson confirmed.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 5:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:34 pm
Newport County

The manager, who on Saturday announced his intentions to play a an entirely new 11 from the team which started against Shrewsbury in League 1, revealed his line-up for the EFL Cup match on Monday.

Included are summer signings Lee Nicholls in goal, George B Williams and Scott Wootton.

Dean Bowditch missed out on the trip to Shrewsbury for the League 1 curtain raiser on Saturday, but will be named among the substitutes in Wales, as will goal-scorer Daniel Powell, Ed Upson and GC Williams.

George B Williams

League 2 side Newport County lost their opening game of the season on Saturday, going down 3-2 at home to Mansfield Town, who netted a last minute winner at Rodney Parade.

Newport’s League Cup campaign ended at the first round stage last season, going down 2-1 to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux, while Dons saw off Leyton Orient and Cardiff City at Stadium MK before suffering a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Premier League Southampton.

George B Williams