Spireites faced FA hearing over player payments today

Chesterfield will soon know their fate over an alleged breach of FA rules regarding payments to players.

Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 5:18 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th July 2018, 5:22 pm
Chesterfield vs Sheffield United - Myles Wright takes a moment Pic By James Williamson

It was alleged that the Spireites broke FA rule C1 with payments made to two former players, Myles Wright and Jake Orrell,

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The duo’s wages were paid by a private academy, owned by ex club CEO Chris Turner and former non-league footballer Liam Sutcliffe, but all payments to players must be recorded in a club’s accounts.

The Derbyshire Times understands the club faced an FA hearing today in London to learn the outcome of the investigation into the matter.