Institute FC are set to be handed a relegation lifeline after it emerged Warrenpoint Town may have fielded an ineligible player. If found guilty by the IFA, Warrenpoint Town will be deducted five points which would see Institute climb off the bottom of the table and move a point ahead of them. The player at the centre of the controversy is Darren Forsyth, who has already played for Glenavon this season. However, he was also registered with Greystones FC in the Leinster Senior League and that could mean Forsyth has breached the IFA rules of playing for three clubs in the one season. The IFA could also impose a heavy fine on Warrenpoint but the deduction of points seems imminent. It would be a welcome boost for Institute whose miserable run of form continued with a 2-0 derby defeat by Coleraine on Saturday. Paul Kee’s side need to start winning games again and have the quality of personnel in the squad. Next up for Institute is a tricky Irish Cup tie away to Carrick Rangers on Saturday with a place in the quarter-finals up for grabs.
INSTITUTE SET TO BE HANDED RELEGATION LIFELINE – WARRENPOINT IN HOT WATER WITH THE IFA