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Deepdale (ATT 8,327) 14th October 2012 - Kick off 13:15 Ref: C Pawson

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Kay: Suspended for Dons

Kay: Suspended for Dons

Team news ahead of Sunday's League One clash between Preston and Milton Keynes Dons at Deepdale (kick-off 1.15pm).

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff is set to return to the Preston defence.

Cansdell-Sherriff missed out on Tuesday night's 4-2 Johnstone's Paint Trophy win over Morecambe following his red card against Oldham last weekend.

Akpo Sodje is expected to return to Graham Westley's starting line-up after coming off the bench to bag a brace at the Globe Arena.

Fellow forward Lee Trundle (knee) remains on the sidelines along with winger Lee Holmes (gashed leg).

Westley hopes his players can embrace an occasion he believes cannot be treated like any other game.

"You can never say that being on the TV is just another game, because players will think about the cameras and if players are thinking about it, you'd be daft to ignore it," he told Preston's official website. "But, at the same time, you are just playing for three points."

MK Dons defender Antony Kay will miss out.

Kay will be suspended for the trip after after picking up his fifth yellow card of the campaign during his side's 2-2 draw with Portsmouth last Saturday.

The npower League One promotion hopefuls were rocked this week with the news that fellow defender Gary MacKenzie is expected to be out for three months after being told he faces hip surgery.

The Scot, 26, has not played since a 1-1 draw with Notts County in September.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 46 99
2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 91
3 Preston North End 46 89
4 Swindon Town 46 79
5 Sheffield United 46 71
6 Chesterfield 46 69
7 Bradford City 46 65
8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40