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Club Statement

12 Dec 2023

Following an investigation by the Football Association of Wales into an alleged breach of 18
charges under FAW Rules, Pontypridd United FC welcomes the outcome of the independent
arbitrator, David Phillips KC.

The Club was found to have committed “inadvertent breaches caused by a failure to operate
the Comet system properly. No sporting advantage flowed from that failure”.

As such, the 141-points deduction sought by the FAW was deemed disproportionate and
reduced to 6. David Phillips KC found no ground to sanction the club for any financial

Our attention now turns to the remainder of the season, including the club’s participation in
the Nathaniel MG Cup.

We would like to thank Celine Jones from Capital Law for her support

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