Leatherhead FC has been deducted six by points by the Ryman League for a registration irregularity.
Under Rule 6.9, the Club has been deducted the points gained from the matches concerned in the Ryman League South Division following a meeting of the Ryman League’s Board of Directors and announced today (Saturday).
The decision and penalty was accepted by Leatherhead who informed their supporters and players in a statement issued at 1.30pm as the divisional league table currently showing was simultaneously updated.
Next week’s play-off semi-finals are unaffected with the arrangements based on the league placings after the final round of fixtures are played. As it stands, Folkestone Invicta are confirmed as runners-up and Leatherhead FC in third place.
In a statement issued by Leatherhead FC, Chairman Peter Ashdown said: "We had a fair hearing, we accept the decision and we move on with our season."
No further comment will be made by the Ryman League in relation to this matter.