“Tividale Football Club have received the final report of our Ground Grading (Grade D Specification) Inspection that was undertaken on Wednesday, April 1st, at 12:00.

“Unfortunately, the conclusion of the report reached by the Football Association is that our application for Grade D status has been rejected.

“Having analysed the report of our Ground Grading Inspection in detail, Tividale Football Club will be exercising our right to lodge an appeal to the conclusion of the report that has been reached within the next seven days.

“Tividale Football Club will be making no further comment until the result of the aforementioned appeal is concluded.”