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SWPL Statement – 21st October 2022

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SWPL 2 – Montrose v Boroughmuir Thistle – 16/10/2022

At a disciplinary hearing today (Friday 21st October 2022) the panel charged Montrose FCW for playing a trialist without notification to the league in their SWPL 2 match against Boroughmuir Thistle at Links Park on Sunday 16th October, 2022.

The trialist played the full 90 minutes and the game ended in a 3-2 win for Montrose.

The Tribunal imposed the following sanctions:

(i) The Club was reprimanded and warned as to future conduct;

(ii) Montrose’s SWPL 2 match v Boroughmuir Thistle will be recorded as a 3-0 victory for Boroughmuir Thistle; and

(iii) A fine of £150 which is suspended until the end of the 2022/23 season pending any further breaches of SWPL Player Regulations.

SWPL acknowledges Montrose FCW’s right to appeal and will make no further comment.