Doncaster Rovers: Darren Moore on Tom Anderson's red card and penalty decision in Wycombe Wanderers defeat

Darren Moore said he had no arguments with the decisions of referee Michael Salisbury that proved pivotal in Doncaster Rovers’ clash with Wycombe Wanderers.

Sunday, 24th November 2019, 11:37 pm
Tom Anderson

Tom Anderson was shown a straight red card on 49 minutes before substitute Donervon Daniels collided with Adebayo Akinfenwa to concede a last gasp penalty which Wycombe scored to seal a 1-0 win.

After speaking with the match official after the game, Moore said there were few complaints from a Rovers perspective.

On the penalty decision, the Rovers boss said: “It looked a contentious decision but I’ve got no complaints with.

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“Bayo [Akinfenwa] got to the ball before Donervon Daniels and the referee said had it been elsewhere on the pitch it would have been a free kick.

“I listen to what the officials say and I take that.”

Anderson caught Wycombe skipper Matt Bloomfield late with a challenge early in the second half.

On the incident, Moore said: “The referee said it was dangerous challenge and he had two feet off the ground.

“I’d have to look back at properly.

“But it did look like Tom had a small bit of infringement from the player and he was impeded as he got towards the ball.

“He’s given the red card and you can’t cry over spilt milk.

“You have to adjust and I thought with the ten players we settled back into the game and carried on taking it to them.

“We defended resolutely when we had to defend and we got bodies up the pitch when we needed to.”