Connolly could start against Dons

David Connolly will be pushing for his first start for Southampton when MK Dons arrive at St Mary's for their League One encounter on Saturday.

Last Updated: 23/10/09 at 11:17

Connolly: Hoping to start

Connolly: Hoping to start

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The Irish striker scored on his debut as a substitute in Saturday's 3-1 win at Oldham and has another weeks' training under his belt as he continues to build up his fitness.

Manager Alan Pardew therefore has almost a full squad to choose from.

Veteran full-back Graeme Murty is the only injury absentee, and he is expected back in training in November following his knee ligament injury.

Midfielder Lloyd James will continue to fill in at right-back as the in-form Saints go in search of a fourth straight league win.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Colchester v Peterboro
Doncaster v Oldham
Fleetwood v Leyton Or
Gillingham v Crewe
MK Dons v Crawley
Port Vale v Chesterfld
Preston v Sheff Utd
Rochdale v Bradford
Scunthorpe v Walsall
Swindon v Coventry

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Fleetwood 4 4 10
2 Peterboro 4 2 9
3 Preston 4 5 8
4 Bristol C 4 2 8
5 Barnsley 4 3 7
6 Swindon 4 3 7
7 MK Dons 4 2 7
8 Bradford 4 2 7
9 Doncaster 4 2 7
10 Notts Co 4 2 7
11 Chesterfld 4 1 7
12 Sheff Utd 4 0 6
13 Crawley 4 -1 6
14 Leyton Or 4 1 5
15 Coventry 4 0 5
16 Port Vale 4 0 5
17 Rochdale 4 1 4
18 Gillingham 4 -3 4
19 Yeovil 4 -4 4
20 Walsall 4 -1 3
21 Oldham 4 -3 2
22 Colchester 4 -3 1
23 Scunthorpe 4 -8 1
24 Crewe 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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