Evo-Stik Northern Premier League First Division North club Kendal Town have avoided a points deduction after a hearing regarding the fielding of an ineligible player
A statement on the league website confirmed the decision
It read “At a hearing held on Tuesday 15th March the panel considered the charge brought against Kendal Town FC under Rule 6.9 – Fielding an Ineligible Player, namely Jordan Connerton.
After taking fully into account the written observations submitted on behalf of the Football Club and the personal testimony of representatives including a plea of guilty to the offence, the Panel found Kendal Town guilty of the breach of Rule 6.9.
The Directors considered all aspects of the rule in full and determined that there would be no points deduction applied in this case. A monetary fine was imposed upon the club and an order for costs was made.
Kendal Town FC have confirmed there will be no appeal against the sanctions imposed upon them.
The Northern Premier League will not be making any further statement relative to this item”