VIDEO: Apology to Mansfield Town over Hoilett red card row

Mansfield Town v Cardiff FA Cup 3rd round replay'Danny Rose leaves the field in disappointment.
Mansfield Town v Cardiff FA Cup 3rd round replay'Danny Rose leaves the field in disappointment.

Sometimes sorry isn’t enough - and Mansfield Town will gain nothing but syympathy today after referees chief David Allison apologised that a key decision went against the Stags in Tuesdays’ FA Cup exit to Cardiff City.

Junior Hoilett was shown only a yellow card for a reckless first half challenge and went on to score a crucial brace.