Cody Cropper to start remainder of season for MK Dons

Cody Cropper to start remainder of season for MK Dons

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Cody Cropper to start remainder of season for MK Dons

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U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team goalkeeper Cody Cropper will see some important minutes in the English Championship in the coming weeks.

Cropper will be the starting goalkeeper for Milton Keynes Dons for the remainder of the club’s 2015-16 season, as first-choice netminder David Martin will be sidelined with a fractured hand.

“Cody came in as the number 2 but he’s the number 1 now and he has to take that opportunity,” MK Dons manager Karl Robinson said. “I’ve got tremendous faith in him – he’s a good young goalkeeper.”

The 23-year-old has earned four league starts this campaign for MK Dons, which currently sits in the drop zone in the Championship. Four points behind fourth-to-last Fulham on the table, MK Dons only has seven games left to avoid relegation.

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