BANGOR City have formally announced their decision to appeal against their 42-point deduction.

The Citizens’ formed the news released by The Chronicle early this week surrounding the appeal, which with the Football Association of Wales regarding the 42-point deduction.

The deduction is set to be taken from their 2018/19 Huws Gray Alliance tally, which would see them relegated from the second tier as a result of the FAW panel ruling if their appeal is rejected.

The FAW also placed a transfer embargo placed on the club that was revealed by The Chronicle, which is in place until December 31, 2019.

A statement from the FAW, read: “We can confirm that the notice and fee has been received within seven business days of the publication of the Disciplinary Panel’s written decision and has therefore been lodged in accordance with FAW Rules 44.1.1 and 44.1.3.

“The appeal will heard by an Appeals Panel in accordance with FAW Rule 39.3.2, and as soon as the necessary arrangements have been made, we will notify the Parties accordingly.”

A club spokesman stated that “no further comment will be made at this stage”, with a possible trip to the Court of Arbitration for Sport also under consideration should the appeal be rejected.

The ruling relates to failing to comply with their financial obligations towards six of their current or former squad, with three past or present players approaching The Chronicle last week outling the very same problems.

They also are alleged to have failed to submit a copy of employment contract for a specific player to the Association, which “did not follow the procedures set by the Association for Professional Players”.

This player took part in 11 Huws Gray Alliance games between November and March whilst being ineligible.

The club also failed to adhere to the FIFA Transfer Matching System (FIFA TMS) to obtain the International Transfer Certificate for another player, which “is a mandatory step for all international transfers of professional male and female players within the scope of eleven a side football”.