MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Discuss all things Rovers related except...

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of ______ .

our Roar
0
No votes
Eddie Vedder and the Fibbin Gibbons
1
14%
the Kestrels of Katmandu
1
14%
Igor Tudor's new company, Nordic Knick-Knacks and Knick-Knack Accessories
1
14%
our friends
2
29%
the Beat going on, just like my love (everlasting)
0
No votes
rocking down to Electric Avenue
1
14%
hearing the drums echoing tonight, but she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation
1
14%
 
Total votes: 7

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MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:13 am

Good idea for Mowbray to rest Graham, he will be to start up top. Should be interesting what the back 4 will shape up with. Lenihan is a probable, but I expect him and Mulgrew to start. Coin flip on whether Bell or Williams starts, and Bennett should retain his spot out there if he feels comfortable with it.

MK Dons are 3-2-1 in the previous 6 and also fighting off relegation. If Rovers score 2 or 3 goals in the first half, it should kill a lot of their confidence to carry on. Easier said then done though.

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by mrblackbat » Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:45 am

Better poll.

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by Gibbon » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:24 am

Thorisgodpoo wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:13 am
Good idea for Mowbray to rest Graham, he will be to start up top.
I thought Graham missed the Bradford game with a back problem?

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by mrblackbat » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:55 am

It was really because Mowbray's finally realised we'd have been better off getting someone on loan.

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by mcteeth » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:59 pm

Just heading off to the game think 2,500 Rovers fans are coming so should be a good atmosphere.

I'm expecting to see Mulgrew, Lenihan and Graham all start if fit, think Lenihan would be the only doubt.

Decisions for Mowbray will be Bell or Williams at left back and then whether to start Payne ahead of Antonsson or Conway. Given that MK Dons are very much a side who want to play I'd have Payne starting.

They've won 3 of their last 4 so it won't be easy today but I think Wigan have a tougher test at Portsmouth. And I wouldn't be surprised if Oxford with Robinson now there give Shrewsbury a decent test.

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by thehatts » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:33 pm

mcteeth wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:59 pm
Just heading off to the game think 2,500 Rovers fans are coming so should be a good atmosphere.

I'm expecting to see Mulgrew, Lenihan and Graham all start if fit, think Lenihan would be the only doubt.

Decisions for Mowbray will be Bell or Williams at left back and then whether to start Payne ahead of Antonsson or Conway. Given that MK Dons are very much a side who want to play I'd have Payne starting.

They've won 3 of their last 4 so it won't be easy today but I think Wigan have a tougher test at Portsmouth. And I wouldn't be surprised if Oxford with Robinson now there give Shrewsbury a decent test.
They are obviously missing ward at the back today who has played a massive role in their turn around. The potential replacement has not start since Xmas. We need to take advantage of that.

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by ReallyRelievedRover » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:45 pm

I'm going for an optimistic 0-3 today. We have to get promoted this season, we can not be playing Accrington Stanley in the league next season. 8 years ago it would have seemed an impossibility but thanks to Venky's and their stubborn reluctance to sack Steve Kean its a very real and scary possibility. Has Sean Dyche left Burnley yet? I can't wait for him to do so and Burnley to start behaving like the shit small town team from Yorkshire that they are. What a very strange 7 or 8 years it's been in the football world. Normal service will be resumed soon enough :)

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by thehatts » Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:39 pm

Lenihan not made squad. Will be a good thing if we pick up 3 points today. Nice rest for him and ready for next game. Come on Rovers.

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by stillgrowling » Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:53 pm

Bennet, Mulgrew, Downing and Williams across the back

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by stillgrowling » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:12 pm

Armstrong 1-0

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by stillgrowling » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:48 pm

Armstrong again, 2-0

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by Darth Rover » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:57 pm

💪💪👀

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by Joe » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:57 pm

Graham with two glorious passes

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by WacoRover » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:01 pm

stillgrowling wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:48 pm
Armstrong again, 2-0
This is great news.

I forgot about today’s full slate of games in League 1. Just happened to check bbc, & see we’re at HT, lol.

Armstrong :mygod: :mygod:

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Re: MK Dons v Blackburn, Mon 2 April 2018, KO 15:00

Post by WacoRover » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:33 pm

Hoping the clean sheet would hold up... nope.

Just win, baby...

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