Friday, 27 February 2009

Hucknall Town out of Senior Cup !

From Hucknall website

Town Removed from Senior Cup

It has been confirmed this morning that Hucknall Town have been expelled from the Nottinghamshire Senior Cup for playing a player who should have been suspended.
The 1-0 win at Dunkirk saw Gary Ricketts take the field for Town, but he should have been serving a one game ban. However, the club received notification of the ban three days after the Dunkirk game, from the FA, but following a meeting with the County it has been confirmed that Town are out of this season`s Senior Cup.
It`s disappointing news obviously but it`s a decision that we have to accept.

From Retford website

Notts FA hearing for opponents cancels Cup clash

The Notts Senior Cup Quarter Final match versus Hucknall Town scheduled for Tuesday 3rd March 2009 has been postponed due to the Watnall Road side being involved in a Notts FA hearing regarding their last match against Dunkirk in Round 3.It is understood that the club played a suspended player in the game and this matter is being looked at by the County Association.It is not yet known what the outcome and implications of this will be, but we will keep supporters informed as soon as information is made available.It has since transpired that Hucknall Town have been removed from the competition as the Badgers now wait to see if they will face Dunkirk in the next round, or if they get a bye to the Semi Finals.

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