Monday Jul 4, 2011
The Football Conference has been informed by the Football Association that the appeal lodged by Rushden & Diamonds FC against expulsion from membership of the Football Conference has been withdrawn by those representing the club.
The hearing, scheduled for Tuesday 5 July, has now been cancelled and the Football Conference decision to expel Rushden & Diamonds is ratified.
A full statement by Brian Lee, Chairman of the Conference Board of Directors, will be released at 11.00am on Tuesday 5th July concerning issues relating to this matter. At the same time the official fixture list for 2011/12 for all three divisions of the competition will be formally released to clubs and the media.