Haven v Dons – Match Preview

Haven enter the Business end of their League 1 campaign in better shape than most fans could have hoped for back in January  , and having won 10  from 11 game , a win over Doncaster  on Sunday will maintain their second place in the League , however the squad will be tested this week , as Haven could well be without a number of players through injury for the Dons Clash .

Full-back Miller wrenched a shoulder at York last week when he went into an awkward position making a tackle.In the same game, Brown suffered a head injury and protocol demands he has to sit out the next couple of games.And to top it off, in-form forward Riley damaged a knee and although, and struggled to train this week.

It means new signing Danny Green  the ex St Helens based amateur will be thrown straight in for his pro debut after completing the required paperwork this week.Coach Carl Forster said: “I hadn’t intended to blood Danny so quickly. He’s a god lad, though, and I’m sure he won’t be phased by it.

 

A tough game is   no doubt in prospect , with confidence growing in the vistors camp . The Dons will be looking to build on their last two games which saw then defeat Town and Draw with Barrow .

They have recently changed  their coach recently and now have ex Hull Fc Player Richard Horne in charge .

With the Dons   currently on a five-game unbeaten run  Horne is confident they can extend that as they look to climb the Kingstone Press League One table.

“You can see from the past few games how much character the team have shown, if we can add a bit more detail to what we do then positive results will continue to come,” he added.

“The battle up the middle will be key, we have to make sure our contact is really good and ensure they don’t get the speed around the ruck.

“Everyone wants to get off to a good start at a new club, but the performance is more important and I want to be able to see the players playing the way I want them too”

Glenn Riley – Doubtful for Dons Clash