Dons look to keep Morrison

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MK DONS moved up to second in the table in League One after a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Notts County and boss Karl Robinson has confirmed he wants to extend

Clinton Morrison’s loan deal at stadium:mk.

Angelo Balanta got the ball rolling in the 11th minute before late efforts from Morrison (82) and Daniel Powell (83) secured the points.

Morrison, on loan from Sheffield Wednesday, is due to stay with the Dons until the end of October.

Robinson said: “Clinton a great fella, I really like him. People said that I would have problems with him - I’ve had arguments with him, I tell him what I think and respect him and I’ll always be there for him 100 per cent.

“But if he keeps putting in performances like that he’s going to keep the crowd, me and the rest of the players very happy. I would love to keep him but you’ve got to respect the fact that he’s come from a massive club and been at the highest level, so you can imagine the difficulties of getting him to come and play for the likes of us.

Bottom club Leyton Orient sprung a big surprise with their first league win of the season, 2-1 win over Preston, who slipped to third.

Paul Coutts put the Lilywhites into a second-minute lead but the result was turned on its head by two Dean Cox goals in nine minutes leading up to half-time.

Huddersfield jumped to fifth in the standings with a 4-0 demolition of hosts Brentford.Jordan Rhodes scored twice, substitute Lee Novak notched and Gary Roberts made it four 12 minutes from time.

Bury came from behind against Yeovil to take a 3-1 away win. Kieran Agard netted in the 17th minute, but Giles Coke levelled before half-time and David Amoo and Peter Sweeney scored in the second period.

Second-bottom Exeter saw off Oldham 2-0 courtesy of goals from forwards Daniel Nardiello (18) and Guillem Bauza (49), Michail Antonio scored the only goal of the game for Colchester at Chesterfield and Tranmere shared a 0-0 stalemate with Bournemouth.

Ashley Grimes scored twice, in the 21st and 66th minutes, to lead Rochdale to a 2-1 win over visiting Wycombe, who had earlier taken a sixth-minute lead through Scott Donnelly.

Scunthorpe scored at the end of each half to record a 2-1 success at Stevenage. Eddie Nolan put the Iron in front in the 45th minute and Michael O’Connor struck again in the final minute of the game.

Josh Walker added an injury-time effort for the hosts but it was not enough.

Goals from Will Grigg (33) and Matty Robson (50) cancelled each other out as Carlisle drew at Walsall.