Date: 10th April 2006 at 5:43pm
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Latics sffered a huge setback and blew a great chance to go 4th in the league after gifting MK Dons all three points in a messy affair at boundary park.

Latics opened the scoring on 28 minutes when they were awarded a dubious penalty, which Beckett calmly slotted home. However, MK were gifted two goals inside a minute just before half time which shellshocked latics. On 40 minutes Mcleod latched onto a Paul Edwards backpass to slot home to make it 1-1, then on 41 mins he latched onto a long ball to slot home and make it 2-1.

Manager Rating
Ronnie got it wrong today, Swailes clearly wasnt fit and should not have played. I also think Ronnies subs were somewhat ineffective.

Opponent Rating
Not the best team in the division as the league table states, but on the day they wanted it more than us. Simple as.

Summary
Whatever it was that caused this result, I hope it is now out of our systems.A win would have left us 3 points behind second place, but defeat seen us drop out of the play off places alltogether. On the plus side, our fate is still in our own hands. We win our 5 remaining games and we are in the playoffs. We dont then we wont, simple as.

 

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