Champions stripped of their league title

PUBLISHED: 11:53 31 May 2007 | UPDATED: 15:06 12 May 2010

Buntingford Town manager Paul Attfield and captain Duncan Easley with the championship shield

Buntingford Town manager Paul Attfield and captain Duncan Easley with the championship shield

THE most successful season in the history of Buntingford Town has ended in controversy with the club being stripped of its Herts County League title. The league has upheld a protest by another club, claiming that Buntingford fielded an ineligible player i

THE most successful season in the history of Buntingford Town has ended in controversy with the club being stripped of its Herts County League title.

The league has upheld a protest by another club, claiming that Buntingford fielded an ineligible player in two league matches.

Consequently, the club has been deducted two wins, with the matches awarded to the opponents in each case.

The premier division table has been adjusted, subject to the outcome of an appeal by Buntingford.

But if the decision stands, the club will be pushed down to third place in the table.

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