Evo-Stik League confirm Quakers charge
The Evo-Stik League have released a statement confirming that Darlington have been found guilty of fielding an ineligible player.
The statement read “On Wednesday 9th December 2015 a Disciplinary Panel of Northern Premier League Directors considered a charge brought against Darlington 1883 Football Club under Rule 6.9 – Fielding an Ineligible Player.
After considering the evidence and submissions by the club a sanction imposed by the Northern Premier League is as follows:-
Darlington 1883 Football Club were found guilty as charged with the maximum 12 points gained, whilst playing the ineligible player, being deducted from the Club’s playing record. This sanction will be suspended until the end of the current playing season and will not be implemented subject to no further charges under Rule 6.9. In addition, the Club has been fined in accordance to Rule.
It is understood that the Club will not be appealing against this decision and no further comment will be made by either party”