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MK Dons and Chesterfield will replay FA Cup Second Round tie


Chesterfield will have to replay MK Dons for the right to be in the FA Cup Third Round after fielding an ineligible player in the Second Round.

In a brief statement, the FA stated: "Chesterfield had admitted a breach of FA Cup Rule 15(j), after fielding an ineligible player, namely Georg Margreitter, in their 1-0 win at MK Dons on Saturday 6 December 2014."

"Margreitter – on loan to Chesterfield from Wolverhampton Wanderers – played in the fixture without the necessary written permission having been received by The FA as at the 12noon deadline on Friday 5 December 2014."

"After considering submissions made by Chesterfield in relation to the charge, the committee has ordered the tie to be replayed at MK Dons on the earliest available date as decided by The FA."

"The tie will be played to a finish, with no further replay. No further action was taken against Chesterfield as ordering the tie to be replayed was deemed sufficient punishment."

Chesterfield managed to win the original tie 1-0 against the Dons.

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