Robbo won’t be punished for post-Posh ref rant

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THE Football Association has confirmed that Karl Robinson will not face any charge following his comments about referee Jonathan Moss in the aftermath of Thursday night’s defeat to Peterborough.

The Dons boss blamed Moss for his side’s League One play-off semi final defeat after the referee awarded Posh a first leg penalty - scored by Grant McCann - even though Stephen Gleeson’s foul on Mark Little was clearly outside the area.

That gave Darren Ferguson’s men a much-needed lifeline in the tie after Dons had taken a 3-1 lead. And Thursday’s 2-0 second leg defeat at London Road saw Dons beaten 4-3 on aggregate.

Disciplinary action would have been rubbing salt into the wounds, but despite Robinson’s outburst the FA has confirmed that no charge of improper conduct will be brought against the 30-year-old. A spokesman simply said: “We’ve seen his comments but no action will be taken.”

However, the FA refused to comment on the penalty decision which ultimately cost Dons a place in next Sunday’s play-off final against Huddersfield.