FC United have confirmed that the club have been charged by the National League.
This is in relation to a breach of Article 9:1 of FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, after the club failed to obtain international clearance for a player and received a written warning from the FA.
FC United, who are currently six points from safety in the National League North, say they will appear at a personal hearing in due course. The club say they have also been expelled from the Frank Hannah Manchester FA Premier Cup after breaching rule 23.01.
This rule relates to playing an ineligible player.