The FAI has brought charges against members of Athlone Town AFC following an investigation into allegations of match fixing.
In a statement today, the FAI said the charges have been brought under three FAI Rules, which relate to bringing the game into disrepute; manipulating matches and betting/gambling.
A disciplinary hearing will take place next month.
The full statement, is, as follows:
"The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that charges have been brought against members of Athlone Town AFC as part of the investigation launched following the receipt of a detailed report from UEFA.
The charges have been brought under the FAI Rules:
- Rule 99: Bringing the Game into Disrepute
- Rule 105: Manipulating Matches
- Rule 106: Betting / Gambling
A hearing with the Independent Disciplinary Committee will take place on August 3."