More Drama at Athlone

Athlone Town Stadium

This evening the FAI has released a further statement on the situation at Athlone Town Football Club, and it’s getting even worse.

Here’s the latest statement from the FAI;

Update on investigation into Athlone Town AFC

The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that the investigation into Athlone Town AFC regarding potential breaches of FAI rules has now been widened.

On May 3, the FAI announced that it had launched an investigation into Athlone Town AFC following a detailed report received from UEFA highlighting irregular betting patterns around their SSE Airtricity League First Division game with Longford Town on Saturday, April 29.

The FAI has since learned – via confidential information received on Friday, May 5 – that two other games involving the club warrants further investigation.
The FAI have contacted the club about this new information and will commence its investigation on Monday, May 8 when meeting with players, staff and officials.

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