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The Memorial Stadium (ATT 5,828) 17th March 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Dean

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Brown: Hopes to play for Pirates

Brown: Hopes to play for Pirates

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Bristol Rovers and AFC Wimbledon at the Memorial Stadium.

Lee Brown could make Bristol Rovers' squad for the home contest with AFC Wimbledon.

The left-back travelled to Torquay last Saturday but took no part in the 2-2 draw as his ankle was placed in a protective boot.

Brown feared he could be out of action for two months but he was back training this week and manager Mark McGhee is hopeful he will feature against the Dons.

Wayne Brown is also back in training from his long-term ankle injury but the midfielder's target is only to return before the end of the season after such a long time out.

McGhee thinks goalkeeper Michael Poke is not yet ready for competitive action despite training after an an ankle problem.

Defensive duo Gary Sawyer (hamstring) and Aaron Downes (knee cartilage) are definitely out.

Meanwhile, Jason Euell plays the final game of his loan spell when AFC Wimbledon head to Bristol Rovers.

The veteran striker has made eight appearances for the Dons since joining in January but is due back at parent club Charlton after the match.

Sunderland youngster Billy Knott and fellow midfielder George Moncur of West Ham have this week extended their loan spells by another month.

Manager Terry Brown has no new injury worries and could name an unchanged line-up after his side secured back-to-back wins with a 3-1 victory over Bradford in midweek.

Left-back Chris Bush is fit again after missing a couple of games with a hip injury so forward Jason Prior is the only absentee with a knee problem.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 18 35
2 Burton Albion 18 35
3 Luton Town 18 34
4 Shrewsbury Town 18 33
5 Southend United 18 31
6 Plymouth Argyle 18 30
7 Bury 18 30
8 Newport County AFC 18 28
9 Exeter City 18 27
10 Portsmouth 18 26
11 Morecambe 18 26
12 Accrington Stanley 18 26
13 Cambridge United 18 24
14 Northampton Town 18 24
15 Stevenage 18 24
16 AFC Wimbledon 18 24
17 Mansfield Town 18 22
18 Cheltenham Town 18 22
19 Oxford United 18 20
20 York City 18 18
21 Dagenham & Redbridge 18 18
22 Carlisle United 18 18
23 Tranmere Rovers 18 12
24 Hartlepool United 18 12