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Ruling re Rams Village Superstars vs. Winners Circle Newtown United

Basseterre, St. Kitts- In the case of Rams Village Superstars vs. Winners Circle Newtown United on Tuesday 6th May, 2014 the ruling is as follows:
The Winners Circle Newtown United abandoned the match. The outcome of the match has therefore been decided in accordance with Rule 14 (b):

A team that loses a match by abandonment will not be awarded points or goals while the opposing team shall be awarded three points as if it were a match won with a minimum of three (3) goals…”.

According to Rule 6 (G & H):

The team listed first on the fixture is considered to be the Home Team while the other listed second is considered to be the Away Team.

The Home Team is the team that has the right to play in its first choice kit (home kit). However, if both team officials and the game officials rule otherwise then teams will be allowed to change colors to ensure the match is played.

Therefore, the SKNFA has ruled that Winners Circle Newtown United abandoned the match. The outcome of the match has therefore been decided in accordance with Rule 14 (b):

A team that loses a match by abandonment will not be awarded points or goals while the opposing team shall be awarded three points as if it were a match won with a minimum of three (3) goals. The losing team will incur a fine not exceeding EC $5000.00 and reported to the Disciplinary Committee for further action.

Further, the Winners Circle Newtown United F.C has been fined the sum of EC $1500.00 and has been reported to the SKNFA Disciplinary Committee. In regards to the above, the Rams Village Superstars F.C has been awarded the match, three goals to nil

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