Following the conclusion of an FA investigation into alleged betting on football matches by several current and former players, AFC Fylde can confirm that five individuals have been charged with misconduct.

None of the five are charged with placing bets on AFC Fylde matches.

As a result, internal disciplinary procedures have commenced.

We can confirm that Caspar Hughes and Matty Hughes, who have been training with the club, will not be offered new deals.

The club would like to place on record its thanks for their contributions to its success over recent years and wishes them well in their future careers.