Blackpool fail in bid for MK Dons boss Robinson

League One MK Dons have rejected an approach from Championship Blackpool to speak with Karl Robinson about their managerial vacancy.

The Dons have released a statement confirming that they have turned down the approach.

It read: "It comes as no surprise that Karl's name is once again touted for one of the top managerial positions in the Championship as his bold and stylish brand of football has invited plenty of talk in the industry.

"Since being appointed, Karl has guided our side to back-to-back play-off campaigns, broken a number of club records, and only yesterday he created history by leading our club into the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time.

"Karl is an ambitious, bright young manager and he is firmly focused on realising MK Dons' dream of Championship football.

"Following discussions between Karl and the chairman, the club have turned down an approach from Blackpool to speak to Karl regarding the managerial vacancy at Bloomfield Road.

"Karl remains committed to the players, staff and, most importantly, the fans at Milton Keynes Dons, and will be looking to take the club from strength to strength by continuing to write new chapters in its history books."

 
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