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Milton Keynes Dons Vs Oldham Athletic, Tue 13 Apr 2010

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MK Dons boss Paul Ince will be forced to contend with a long list of absentees for the visit of Oldham.

Aaron Wilbraham was dismissed for a second bookable offence in stoppage time of Saturday's 1-1 draw with leaders Norwich and now faces a one-match ban, while Peter Leven will miss the next two games after picking up his 10th booking of the season at Carrow Road.

The Dons picked up no fewer than nine yellow cards in that clash and now face their second disciplinary fine in recent weeks after amassing six yellows in the defeat at Bristol Rovers on Easter Monday.

David McCracken completes his two-game ban, but Ince will at least be able to welcome back Mat Doumbe from suspension.

James Tunnicliffe, who has missed the last three games through illness, is unavailable for selection after returning to parent club Brighton following the end of his loan spell.

Sean O'Hanlon (knee) and Willy Gueret (groin) should retain their places in the starting XI after making successful returns against Norwich, but Stephen Gleeson and Sam Baldock (both knee) remain sidelined. Lewis Gobern (hamstring) will be assessed on a game by game basis and a decision over his availability will be made nearer to kick-off.

Oldham will be without their influential winger Chris Taylor.

Taylor sustained a thigh injury in Saturday`s victory over Bristol Rovers and was forced to withdraw at half time.

However, Kieran Lee and Ryan Brooke have both been added to Dave Penney`s travelling squad.

Lee missed Saturday`s win due to a suspension whilst youngster Brooke provides further cover.

The Latics boss will hope to avoid defeat at stadium:MK with his side only five points clear of the relegation zone. Oldham last recorded back to back wins when they beat the Dons 2-1 at Boundary Park in September.

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