FA bans for non-league trio Weir, Thomas and Spencer

Tyler Weir was in the Worcester City side that reached the FA Cup second round last season, beating Coventry City and taking Scunthorpe United to a replay
Tyler Weir was in the Worcester City side that reached the FA Cup second round last season, beating Coventry City and taking Scunthorpe United to a replay

Non-league players Tyler Weir, Scott Spencer and Zephaniah Thomas have been suspended by the Football Association for breaching match-fixing rules.

They were charged with 'failing to immediately report to The FA an approach by a third party related to seeking to influence the outcome or conduct of a match or competition'.

None of the players were involved in any attempt to fix matches.

Worcester City's Weir, 25, was given an immediate two-month ban.

In total Weir, who admitted two breaches, is banned for six months with the remaining four months suspended until 1 July, 2018.

St Kitts & Nevis international Thomas, 26, who plays at Evo-stik League Premier Division side Mickleover Sports, is suspended for four months, of which the first six weeks will be applied immediately.

Spencer, 27, who also plays in the Evo-stik League Premier Division at Hyde United has been given an immediate, also partially-suspended three-month ban, of which the first month will be applied immediately.