MK Dons - Robinson: We started horrifically
UK time is: 21:08:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Robinson: We started horrifically

MK Dons were two-goals down with just 20-minutes on the clock on Saturday against Portsmouth before eventually fighting back to secure a 2-2 draw at stadium:mk.

The poor start left Karl Robinson needing to "make a decision" on a change or not, with this made with just 33-minutes on the clock: 'We started the game horrifically. We had a decision to make, I was wondering whether it was too soon but I had to make a decision for the benefit of the football club.'

That decision was to bring on Alan Smith, with him praised for "changing" the game: 'Bringing Smithy on I thought changed the game. I didn't change it, he as a person changed it.'

MK Dons' boss was also left unhappy with the treatment that the former England international comes in for, as he did again at the weekend: 'I thought Alan Smith should have had a penalty - he doesn't get anything, he is dealt with very harshly and wrongly.

'He has been fouled, punched, spat at and kicked at - it's assault some of the things that happen to him because people know they are going to get a reaction. I got told by an official 'yeah but he's a player that once was in the Premier League who is trying to prove a point'. How can you accept that? I think he's dealt with very differently to the rest and that's what's wrong.'

Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 8 2012

Time: 12:57PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent MK Dons Articles

Preview: Reading vs MK Dons (Friday August 21 2015)

Robbo's View: MK Dons 1-0 Bolton (Wednesday August 19 2015)

Stats: MK Dons v Bolton (Tuesday August 18 2015)

Report: MK Dons 1-0 Bolton (Tuesday August 18 2015)

Preview: MK Dons vs Bolton (Tuesday August 18 2015)

Robbo's View: MK Dons 0-1 Preston (Saturday August 15 2015)

Archived MK Dons Articles

List All Vital MK Dons  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
MK Dons 0 - 2 Birmingham
Reading 0 - 0 MK Dons
MK Dons 1 - 0 Bolton
MK Dons 0 - 1 Preston
Rotherham 1 - 4 MK Dons

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Charlton 5 2 2 1 2 8
9. Burnley 5 2 2 1 0 8
10. Leeds Utd 5 1 4 0 1 7
11. MK Dons 5 2 1 2 1 7
12. Wolves 5 2 1 2 -1 7
13. Reading 5 1 3 1 1 6
14. Fulham 5 1 2 2 0 5

MK Dons Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

LUFC Stokes and Phillips on target in Leeds win
Leeds Utd : 01/09/2015 20:51:01
Why Are We Unbeaten?
Birmingham : 01/09/2015 20:46:01
LUFC Best Transfer Window In Years
Leeds Utd : 01/09/2015 20:00:00
RUFC - Evans Pleased To Get Loanees
Rotherham : 01/09/2015 19:32:01
Hull Secure Diomande
Hull City : 01/09/2015 19:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Martin 39%
Spence 0%
McFadzean 0%
Kay 0%
Lewington 0%
Potter 12%
Carruthers 12%
Hall 12%
Reeves 0%
Bowditch 0%
Gallagher 0%
Sub - Powell 0%
Sub - Baker 25%
Sub - Church 0%