Date: 22nd August 2014 at 3:37pm
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MK Dons host Coventry this Saturday in their fourth league game of the season, eager to build on from Tuesday’s win away win at Chesterfield.

The last time the Sky Blues visited the Milton Keynes, a 3-1 victory to the away side, over 7,000 fans near outnumbered the home support in an on-going protest against the clubs owners, and being forced to play home games at Northampton Town’s Sixfields.

But Saturday should have more of a party atmosphere as Cov are to return to the Ricoh Arena after agreeing a two-year deal with the company that runs the stadium, with the first game set to be against Gillingham on September 5th.

Coventry will also hope to use this good news as a platform for push on this season, with a draw, a win and loss (all against tough opposition in Barnsley, Sheffield United and Bradford) in their first three league games that leaves them 14th in the early table. Like the Dons they have a highly thought of manager (in Steven Pressley), and a talented young squad that will be looking for a play-off push this season.

Dons manager Karl Robinson meanwhile has a selection headache. Injury to Lee Hodson leaves him to choose between George Baldock and new signing Jordan Spence for the right-back spot, and there is confusion over who will start up front.

Will Grigg and Benik Afobe have both scored once in the league so far this season and have alternated in recent games. With the Manchester fixture coming up on Tuesday, Robinson may look to rest players, which could give new singing Tom Hitchcock a chance to make his first start (though not taking away from the quality of the side), the manager admitting he has just been looking for the right time to play the young forward.

But the management have made it clear upcoming Premiership opposition makes no difference to the focus of the Dons camp, and confidence is high going into Saturday’s game.

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