Instead, chairman Winkelman came out to deliver his personal view on the subject.
"We're not a dirty team, we don't play to get people sent off, we don't try to hurt anybody," he said.
The club invited a referee to speak to the players last week and explain the way match officials are interpreting the rules governing yellow and red cards this season.
"This is a big season for the MK Dons. We're finishing our stadium - the stadium everybody said first we wouldn't build, then we would never complete, but like every promise I've made, we have got there - and it's a season I'd like us to finish high in this league," added Winkelman.
"We've got certainly the best squad of players that we have ever assembled at the club, they've got promotion as their ambition and unless we get some reasonable consistency in refereeing decisions, I'm worried that it won't be our season.
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