Histon expelled from Trophy

PUBLISHED: 16:20 26 January 2010 | UPDATED: 15:38 04 March 2010

An FA Trophy Protest Sub Committee was held on Monday 25 January 2010 to consider a protest from Maidstone United on the inclusion of Jack Werndly, for Histon, in the above tie and after considering all of the facts, The Sub Committee decided that Histon were guilty, by their own admission, of breaching FA Trophy Rule 15 (e) by playing a player that was not registered by the player qualification date for the original tie, therefore ineligible.

Histon expelled from Trophy

An FA Trophy Protest Sub Committee was held on Monday 25 January 2010 to consider a protest from Maidstone United on the inclusion of Jack Werndly, for Histon, in the above tie and after considering all of the facts, The Sub Committee decided that Histon were guilty, by their own admission, of breaching FA Trophy Rule 15 (e) by playing a player that was not registered by the player qualification date for the original tie, therefore ineligible.

The Sub Committee decided, in accordance with its discretionary powers that the protest is upheld, and, therefore, Histon are removed from the competition and Maidstone United reinstated. It was further decided that no fine would be imposed as removal from the competition was deemed sufficient punishment, The prize fund payment of £5,000 is now awarded to Maidstone United and adjusted costs were awarded against Histon.

In the Second Round Proper, Maidstone United will now play at Salisbury City on Saturday 30 January 2010 with the winners then away to either Cambridge United or Eastbourne Borough on Tuesday 2 February 2010.

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