At last! Enfield Town lose appeal and thrown out of Ryman Premier League play-offs
The Ryman Premier League play-off semi-finals will finally kick off on Thursday night – fourteen days after the original date.
The Football Association dismissed Enfield Town’s long-winded appeal today, which means that they have been kicked out of the play-offs and their place will be taken by sixth-placed Metropolitan Police.
As a result, Thursday semi-finals will see Hendon host Metropolitan Police at Harrow Borough’s Earlsmead Stadium, while Margate play Dulwich Hamlet at Hartsdown Park in an all-ticket clash.
Both matches will kick-off at 7:45pm with the winners meeting in the play-off final on Sunday 17 May, (hosted by the finalist who finished the highest in the league), which will kick-off at 3pm.
Sunday’s winners will join champions Maidstone United in the rebranded Vanarama National League South next season.
A further statement is expected to be issued by the Ryman League later today.
Visit the Ryman League website: www.isthmian.co.uk
Article published 14:30 – Tuesday 12 May 2015