New look Middlesbrough are facing a mid-week trip to MK Dons on February 9th (Kick off: 7:45pm) and MSS has everything you need to know about the night’s match.
Tickets for the match are available from Middlesbrough Football Club here.
MK Dons are just a short train ride from Euston. Due to the time of the match, possible traffic issues and the length of train journey, there will be no formal MSS transport.
There are two options available for fans joining MSS on Tuesday night. Fans can alight at either Bletchley or Milton Keynes Central. Journey times vary between 30 mins and 1 hour so please be careful before boarding – especially if leaving after work.
The journey from the Milton Keynes Central to the MK Stadium is around 4 miles away and reports suggest a taxi from the station’s taxi rank to the ground – costing about £10.
Bletchley Station is around two miles from the ground and takes approximately 35 minutes on foot.
Pre (and post) match tipples
Despite the match being a Tuesday night, we would recommend a selection of pubs for MSS Members and Boro fans travelling to the game.
Milton Keynes Central – We would recommend Wetherspoons, on Bouverie Square for fans arriving into the main stations. It is surprisingly a Wetherspoons with food being served and it is close to the station.
Bletchley – Away fans have been known to visit the Enigma Tavern in nearby Bletchley on match days.
The meeting between these two sides in September was the first competitive match between Middlesbrough and MK Dons – Boro running out 2-0 victors thanks to Stuart Downing and David Nugent hitting the back of the net in the last 20 minutes.
MK Dons have struggled to adapt to the Championship and find themselves in 20th place in the league – a point above the relegation places with a game in hand.
Karl Robinson decided to bring in second tier veteran strikers Jay Emmanuel-Thomas and Simon Church in an attempt to rectify the poor form – despite conceding 41 goals in 28 games, nearly three times as much as Boro.
Boro are looking to bed in new attacking talent with the arrival of Championship hotshot Jordan Rhodes, Gaston Ramirez and Kike Sola.
Boro boss Karanka is hoping new firepower combined with a miserly defense will all but sow up promotion to the Premier League.