FA punishes Karl Robinson and Ian McParland

Karl Robinson and Ian McParland
Robinson and McParland clashed during MK Dons' 1-0 win over Swindon in April

The Football Association has fined MK Dons boss Karl Robinson and former Swindon assistant manager Ian McParland for an altercation last season.

Both men admitted charges of improper conduct, for an incident following .

Robinson has been fined £1,000 and warned as to his future behaviour.

McParland, who is no longer with a club, has been handed a one-match ban, fined £1,500 and ordered to pay towards the hearing costs.

The pair clashed on the touchline during the game, with McParland sent to the stands by referee James Linington, and the confrontation continued to spill into the tunnel after the final whistle.

McParland left Swindon 12 days after the incident, when Paul Bodin was brought in to take over from departing boss Paul Hart.

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