Walsall Vs Milton Keynes Dons, Sat 8 May 2010

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Dwayne Mattis will be Walsall`s only injury absentee for their final match of the campaign at home to MK Dons.

The midfielder has been struggling with a recurrence of an Achilles problem and manager Chris Hutchings will not risk his involvement, instead preferring to see the injury fully heal before the start of next season.

Walsall have this week parted company with defender Rhys Weston and striker Sam Parkin by mutual consent, meaning the duo will play no part at the Banks`s Stadium.

Veteran goalkeeper Clayton Ince will also be making the last appearance of his career before retiring to return back to Trinidad and Tobago, ending his 25-year professional career.

Striker Darren Byfield made a surprise comeback from his knee injury to start last weekend`s 1-1 draw at Carlisle, netting the opener after just two minutes, and he should again be involved.

MK Dons will be without the services of coach Alex Rae as a disappointing season comes to an end.

Rae, 40, was pushed into service in midfield against Brighton last weekend as the Dons were short of numbers but was handed the eighth red card of the club's season and will begin a suspension.

Caretaker manager Karl Robinson is still without a host of players as he presses his case for becoming the Football League's youngest manager.

Goalkeeper Willy Gueret (thumb) and Sam Baldock (hamstring) were injured against Leeds a fortnight ago while Mat Doumbe and Peter Leven are suspended.

Doumbe serves the second of a four-game ban, Leven is out for the second of a three-match suspension but David McCracken is back from a ban of his own.

Aaron Wilbraham (calf), Danny Woodards (hamstring), Mark Carrington (back) and Stephen Gleeson (knee) are also out.

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Milton Keynes Dons
David McCracken
Mark Carrington
Aaron Wilbraham
League One
Sam Parkin
Danny Woodards
Clayton Ince
Peter Leven
Stephen Gleeson
Carlisle United
Rhys Weston
Dwayne Mattis
Willy Gueret
Darren Byfield
Leeds United
Brighton & Hove Albion
Sam Baldock

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