Thursday, April 26, 2012

FA Ruling on Northwich and Woodley Sports

 Source: Football Trade Directory

 The FA heard appeals from two Evostik League clubs against sanctions imposed by the league following earlier hearings.

The appeal, held at the FA's Wembley Headquarters ruled in respect of Northwich Victoria FC, that the Club would not be allowed to participate in the promotion play-offs, however the Club would not be expelled from the Northern Premier League but relegated one step from the 2012/2013 Season.

The decision ensures FC United of Manchester a place in the end of season play-offs and they will now meet Chorley FC on saturday in the sem-final. With a big crowd expected this game has been made all ticket.

In respect of the appeal by Woodley Sports FC, the panel upheld the decision of the Northern Premier League and the Club will be relegated to a step to be determined by the Football Association.