Premier Division Litherland REMYCA have been removed from this season’s FA Cup competition following a meeting of the FA Challenge Cup sub-committee held yesterday.
Committee Members considered the charge raised against Litherland Remyca FC by The Football Association on Thursday 23 August 2018 for an alleged breach of FA Cup Rule 15(d) in relation to Warren Jevons playing in the Extra Preliminary Round match against following NWCFL side Charnock Richard whilst allegedly under suspension.
Having given all the evidence before them due consideration, the Members found the charge of a breach of FA Cup Rule 15(d) proven, insomuch that Warren Jevons played in the above match whilst under suspension.
The Members ordered that Litherland Remyca FC shall be removed from this seasons Competition and the tie be awarded to Charnock Richard FC. The prize fund payment due to the winning Club shall be paid to Charnock Richard FC. The prize fund payment due to the losing Club shall be withheld by The FA.
Charnock Richard FC will now play at home to Leek Town FC in the Preliminary Round with this match to be played on Tuesday 4 September 2018, with any replay to be scheduled for Saturday 8 September 2018, subject to an appeal being successful. In the event that this match requires a replay, the First Round Qualifying tie away to Parkgate FC shall be played in the midweek commencing Monday 10 September 2018 with any replay to be played in the midweek commencing Monday 17 September 2018.
No further action was ordered against Litherland Remyca FC.