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Vital League One Preview - 19th August 2017

Vital League One Preview - 19th August 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Saturday 12th August
AFC Wimbledon 0-1 Shrewsbury Town 15:00
Blackburn Rovers 1-3 Doncaster Rovers 15:00
Blackpool 1-0 Milton Keynes Dons 15:00
Bristol Rovers 1-4 Peterborough United 15:00
Gillingham 0-1 Bradford City 15:00
Northampton Town 0-1 Fleetwood Town 15:00
Oxford United 3-0 Portsmouth 15:00
Plymouth Argyle 2-0 Charlton Athletic 15:00
Rochdale 1-1 Scunthorpe United 15:00
Rotherham United 5-0 Southend United 15:00
Walsall 2-1 Oldham Athletic 15:00

Sunday 13th August
Wigan Athletic 4-1 Bury 15:00

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it'll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.

Bradford are one of a handful of sides to win both games in League One so far, whereas Blackburn have lost the opening two ahead of this meeting at Valley Parade.

Much the same as Blackburn, Charlton went into the season one of the fancied sides to do well this term - the Addicks bid to make it successive victories against a Northampton side yet to record a point.

Doncaster and Blackpool were rivals in League Two last season but following promotion they meet again at the Keepmoat Stadium. Meanwhile, the Tangerines' near neighbours Fleetwood bid to defend a 100% record against a visiting AFC Wimbledon, another of those to secure a win.

MK Dons and Gillingham are also winless; the Gills have at least collected a point.

The perfect records of both Wigan - third - and Peterborough - second - will again be challenged when they face tough games against Oldham and Rotherham respectively.

Early season leaders, albeit on goal difference, Oxford face another unbeaten side, Scunthorpe. However, the Iron will host the U's looking for a first win after successive draws.

Fixtures

Saturday 19th August
Bradford City v Blackburn Rovers 15:00
Bury v Bristol Rovers 15:00
Charlton Athletic v Northampton Town 15:00
Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool 15:00
Fleetwood Town v AFC Wimbledon 15:00
Milton Keynes Dons v Gillingham 15:00
Oldham Athletic v Wigan Athletic 15:00
Peterborough United v Rotherham United 15:00
Portsmouth v Walsall 15:00
Scunthorpe United v Oxford United 15:00
Shrewsbury Town v Rochdale 15:00
Southend United v Plymouth Argyle 15:00

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We'll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we're looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don't just look also have a say. We don't just want your vote, which you can do to the right; we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday August 18 2017
Time: 10:00AM

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