NIFL confirm PSNI are to replace Institute as Linfield’s League Cup opponents

Posted : 13th October 2021 at 16:02:26

The NIFL League Cup Committee has today ruled on a player eligibility case affecting Institute FC, who had been drawn to play Linfield in a Windsor Park third round tie tonight.

The NIFL League Cup Committee has ruled that a player who played in Institute’s second round win, was not registered in accordance with Rule 23 of the NIFL League Cup Rules 2021/22.

Therefore, in accordance with Rule 24 of the NIFL League Cup Rules, Institute FC are to be dismissed from the competition and the club who lost their second round game (PSNI FC) are to replace the dismissed club and progress to the next round.

A new date for the revised League Cup third round tie between Linfield and PSNI is still to be confirmed.
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