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THEY PLAYED FOR BOTH: MK DONS

Jamie Duncan takes a look at players who have played for both the Cobblers and Saturday's opponents

19 October 2018

Jamie Duncan takes a look at some players to have played for both the Cobblers and MK Dons.

Jamie Duncan takes a look at some players to have played for both the Cobblers and MK Dons.

Daniel Powell (currently at Northampton Town)
Daniel Powell joined the Cobblers from MK Dons in the summer of 2017 after spending seven years as a professional at MK Dons. Powell came through the youth system at MK, making 231 appearances and scoring 46 goals in all competitions. He was famously part of the side who got MK Dons promoted to the Championship in the 2014-15 season, a season in which he netted 8 times in 42 league appearances.

Dean Bowditch (currently at Northampton Town)
Dean Bowditch joined the Cobblers for the second time in the summer of 2017. Bowditch previously spent a loan spell with the Cobblers in the 2007-08 season in which he made 10 appearances and scored 2 goals. Bowditch joined MK Dons from Yeovil Town in 2011 and he stayed for 6 years, making 227 appearances in all competitions, scoring 47 goals and assisting 36 times. Bowditch was also part of the side who got MK Dons promoted to the Championship, along with Powell.

Lawson D’Ath (currently at MK Dons)
Lawson D’Ath joined the Cobblers following a successful trial in the summer of 2014 after his release from Championship club Reading. D’Ath was a key part of the side who ran away with the League 2 title in 2015-16, a season in which he made 39 league appearances, scoring 4 times. This summer D’Ath moved to MK Dons following his release from Luton Town, he signed a one-year contract and has made a handful of appearances this season.

Ben Harding
Ben Harding is a central midfielder who played for MK Dons from 2004-2007 where he made 36 appearances, scoring 6 goals in the process. In 2012 Harding joined Northampton Town on loan from Wycombe Wanderers where he made 5 appearances before signing permanently on an 18-month contract in that January transfer window. During the 2012-13 season Harding was a key part of the side who got to the League Two Play-Off Final. Harding made 47 appearances for the Cobblers in total, scoring twice.

Mathias Kouo-Doumbe
Kouo-Doumbe signed for MK Dons in the summer of 2009 and made over 100 appearances for the Dons, spending 4 years at the club and establishing himself as a fans favourite. In September 2013 Mathias joined the Cobblers on a one-year deal. Doumbe made 30 appearances in for the Cobblers in League 2 that season, he played a big part in the club's survival that season. The battle to beat the drop went down to the final day of the season against Oxford United with the Cobblers winning to secure their place in League 2 and Doumbe scoring in the 3-1 win.


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