Perth Glory halt court action over cap scandal

Perth Glory have halted Supreme Court action against Football Federation Australia over the salary cap stoush "in the spirit of the game".

Instead, the scandal-hit club has has decided to exhaust its appeal options through the federation's Disciplinary Committee.

Glory confirmed they will lodge an appeal against their exclusion from the A-League finals. 

FFA announced on Friday that Glory will be fined and disqualified from the 2014-15 play-off series after being deemed to have systematically breached the salary cap in each of the last three campaigns.

Perth were set to seek an injunction against their exclusion in the Supreme Court, but, according to a club statement released on Monday, that action has been suspended "in the spirit of the game, to allow the FFA appeal process to be exhausted".

Glory, who lost 3-0 at home to Sydney FC on Friday night, have been handed a fine of $269,000 after an FFA audit found the club to have breached the cap by as much as $400,000 in this season alone. 

According to Perth’s statement, the club has until April 21 to lodge an appeal with the disciplinary committee.