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Team news for Sunday's League One play-off semi-final first leg between MK Dons and Peterborough at stadium:mk (kick-off 12.15pm).

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Clayton: Set to start for Dons

Clayton: Set to start for Dons

Adam Clayton is expected to start for the Dons.

Clayton, on loan from Leeds, stepped in for Peter Leven as manager Karl Robinson made nine changes for the final game of the season at Oldham.

The 22-year-old, who Leeds signed for an undisclosed fee from Manchester City last summer, has made six appearances for the Dons since arriving on loan in March. He has also featured for Peterborough this season, on eight occasions during a loan spell from November to March.

Leven has undergone successful surgery on the metatarsal he fractured in training last Thursday.

Robinson has no new injury or suspension problems but is expected to make major changes again for the home leg after resting several players on the last day.

Striker Angelo Balanta is another hoping to retain his place against Posh after starting and scoring in the 2-1 win at Oldham.

Posh manager Darren Ferguson will choose from a virtually fully-fit squad.

Strikers Dave Hibbert and Paul Taylor are Posh's only absentees while midfielders Grant Basey and Charlie Lee are expected to prove their fitness in time.

Hibbert has been sidelined since dislocating his knee in the FA Cup win over Stockport in November and Taylor sustained a foot injury this week during a run-out for the reserves.

Basey has returned to contention after recovering from a knee injury and Lee has been nursing a hamstring strain.

Midfielder Scott Griffiths is also back in contention after returning from his loan spell at Chesterfield and he could be called on if Lee was to suffer a recurrence.

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Colchester v Oldham  
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Position Team P GD PTS
1 Wolves 42 51 93
2 Brentford 42 29 87
3 Leyton Or 42 39 80
4 Rotherham 42 28 79
5 Preston 42 23 79
6 Peterboro 42 10 67
7 Swindon 42 5 60
8 MK Dons 42 1 58
9 Port Vale 42 -13 57
10 Walsall 42 2 56
11 Sheff Utd 41 -1 56
12 Crawley 41 -5 52
13 Bradford 42 1 50
14 Bristol C 42 0 50
15 Coventry 42 -1 49
16 Gillingham 42 -19 48
17 Oldham 41 -11 47
18 Colchester 42 -11 46
19 Tranmere 42 -22 46
20 Notts Co 42 -15 43
21 Carlisle 41 -26 43
22 Crewe 42 -29 43
23 Shrewsbury 42 -14 41
24 Stevenage 42 -22 39

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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