St Patrick’s Athletic Granted UEFA Licence By FAI
St Patrick’s Athletic have been named as one in every of 4 League of Eire golf equipment awarded with a UEFA Licence forward of the 2019/20 UEFA Membership competitors season.
The FAI launched an announcement on Thursday confirming the information that St. Patrick’s have been granted a licence alongside, Dundalk FC, Cork Metropolis and Shamrock Rovers.
“The Impartial Membership Licensing Committee of the Soccer Affiliation of Eire met on April 24 and awarded UEFA Licences to 4 SSE Airtricity League golf equipment for the 2019-20 UEFA Membership competitors season,” the assertion learn.
“Dundalk FC, Cork Metropolis FC, Shamrock Rovers FC and St Patrick’s Athletic FC have all been awarded Licences.”
The announcement was anticipated following final weeks information that Waterford FC had been denied a UEFA Licence.
Alan Reynolds’ aspect completed fifth within the Airtricity League final season however won’t play in Europe after UEFA’s failure to grant the membership a licence.
Waterford had required a dispensation to compete as a result of the present buying and selling firm is fewer than three years in existence, nonetheless, an exception had been made for Sporting Fingal over a decade in the past.
St Patrick’s Athletic final week despatched a letter to the FAI questioning Waterford’s eligibility to use for a UEFA licence.
The FAI’s assertion on the problem reads as follows;
“The Soccer Affiliation of Eire can verify it has acquired notification from UEFA’s Licensing Division that Waterford FC’s exception request has been rejected on the non-fulfilment of the three-year rule as outlined within the UEFA Membership Licensing and Monetary Truthful Play Rules.
UEFA has knowledgeable the FAI that, following the Membership Monetary Management Physique-Investigatory Chamber resolution on this case, Waterford FC might not apply for a UEFA licence for the UEFA Membership Competitions for the season 2019/20.”