Matt CIFC said:
Can't see why Accrington are getting away scott free with this. They had an ineligable player on their books and receive no punishment, not even a fine even if he didn't actually play a Conference fixture.
Accrington sell him on to Altrincham and he plays some games and scores some goals. Altrincham assume everything is fine as they bought him from another English club, not knowing that he wasn't cleared to play for Accrington in the first place.
Accrington receive no punishment.
Altrincham receive a fine, the 15 points won from the games Robinson played in deducted, plus a 3 point penalty.
Whilst at Accrington he did not play in any competitive matches - I think he just trained before moving on.
Alty are at fault for "taking it for granted" that Accy had vetted him and everything was OK. At the end of the day Alty should have run their own checks upon him as a matter of routine.
At the end of the day I think the punishment is rather harsh but believe the FA originally fellt Alty had nothing to answer - suppose there may be a lot of side shuffling and back tracking before long - what a shambles.