FA’s ‘shock and disappointment’ after Laxey v St John’s game

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THE Manx Football Association has issued a statement after the arrests made following a game between St John’s and Laxey on Saturday.

It expressed its ‘shock and disappointment’ regarding the alleged incidents.

The statement reads: ‘The association has received the referee’s report from the game and will now commence disciplinary procedures in line with the approved guidelines from The FA.

‘The association is aware that the Isle of Man Constabulary is now investigating the alleged offences that occurred and will look to fully co operate with them if, and when, required.

‘Thankfully this situation is very much a rarity on the island with many games of football taking place every single weekend without any problems.’

Click here to read this morning’s story about the arrests

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