BOSS LAWS DECLARES GREAT
MK DONS ..........0 SCUNTHORPE ....1
SCUNTHORPE boss Brian Laws insists his side can pull off a great escape on the final day of the season after their shock win at MK Dons.
Karl Hawley tapped in the only goal of the game four minutes before the break to keep alive the Iron’s hopes of avoiding the drop as the Dons’ play-off bid was ended.
United are now three points behind 20th placed Colchester ahead of a home last-day decider with Swindon, who are already assured of a play-off place.
And Laws said:“We’re still in with a shout, we’ve still got a little bit of fight left in us and hopefully we can get a huge crowd behind us against Swindon.
“You just never know what might happen so let’s get everybody together and have a right go at it.
“I hammered them after Tuesday but there was the response that we needed.
“Everybody was down, it was like a morgue for a few days, but great credit to the players for coming here and winning.”
Milton Keynes dominated possession in the first half but Patrick Bamford scuffed two chances straight at keeper Sam Slocombe. Jon Otsemobor also headed over Shaun Williams’ corner from close range and Luke Chadwick