Longford Town FC have been advised by the FAI that a player registered with the Club has been banned from all football related activities for 18 months after he was found guilty on six counts of breaching FAI rules associated with match integrity. Longford Town FC wish to express their disappointment at the fact that a player associated with the club has had these allegations made against him. Longford Town FC wish to state that the Club will at no time condone any such breach of FAI rules, and take this opportunity to advise their supporters and sponsors that the Club have fully co-operated with the FAI investigation. Furthermore the Club are not implicated in any way with this breach of rules.
While noting the fact the player has the right to appeal this decision, the Club are satisfied that a conclusion has been reached and complement the FAI on the manner in which they have conducted the investigation process.
In conclusion the committee of Longford Town FC are delighted with the performances of the team on the pitch so far this season and are looking forward to the local derby and top of the table clash against Athlone Town FC on Friday night.