BOSS LAWS DE­CLARES GREAT

MK DONS ..........0 SCUN­THORPE ....1

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE ONE - By Jon Boyle

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

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