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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