Athlone Town have released a statement tonight to say they are "shocked" by the contents of a UEFA report in relation to their recent game against Longford Town.
The report was sent to them by the FAI highlighting "irregular betting patterns" around the SSE Airtricity League First Division tie last weekend.
Irish football's governing body revealed that they have launched a probe into the midlands club after receiving the report and that a copy has also been sent to the Garda Siochana.
The FAI statement says, "UEFA presented analysis which demonstrated the irregular betting patterns on international markets."
The club have responded by saying that it "abhors match fixing" and "would never knowingly get involved in such unacceptable activity", while they "will be fully co-operating with those conducting the investigation."
The clubs has also stated its intention to"take action against any wrongdoers".
The statement from Athlone Town in full reads;
"The board and the management committee of Athlone Town AFC are absolutely shocked by the contents of documentation forwarded to us by the FAI and UEFA concerning out recent First Division game against Longford Town.
"The club absolutely abhors match fixing and would never knowingly get involved in such unacceptable activity.
"The club will be fully co-operating with those conducting the investigation, and look forward to meeting with FAI officials next week.
"Should any of the allegations be upheld the club will take action against any wrongdoers.
"The club will not be commenting any further on the matter until the investigation has been completed."