Peterborough United striker Ivan Toney avoids ‘simulation’ charge following Sunderland incident

Peterborough United striker Ivan Toney has avoided a charge of ‘simulation’ following an incident in the recent League One home win over Sunderland (September 14).

Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 6:35 pm
Sunderland defender Luke O'Nein is sent off while Ivan Toney (right) lies on the ground.

Toney was involved in a scuffle that saw Sunderland defender Luke O’Nien dismissed for violent conduct.

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Toney went down holding his face after appearing to get caught in the chest. The red card was subsequently rescinded.

The FA said today (September 11): “The matter was reviewed but a decision was taken that it did not reach the threshold for clear case of simulation – so no further action will be taken.”