Respect Code of Conduct

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Spectators and Parents/Carers

We all have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game. This club is supporting The FA’s Respect programme to ensure football can be enjoyed in a safe, positive environment.  Remember children’s football is a time for them to develop their technical, physical, tactical and social skills. Winning isn’t everything. Play your part and observe The FA’s Respect Code of Conduct for spectators and parents/carers at all times.
I will:
  • Remember that children play for FUN
  • Applaud effort and good play as well as success
  • Always respect the match officials’ decisions
  • Remain outside the field of play and within the  Designated  Spectators’ Area (where provided)
  • Let the coach do their job and not confuse the  players by  telling them what to do
  • Encourage the players to respect the opposition,  referee and    match  officials
  • Avoid criticising a player for making a  mistake –  mistakes are part of learning 
  • Never engage in, or tolerate, offensive, insulting, or abusive language or behaviour.

I understand that if I do not follow the  Code, any/all of the following actions may be taken by my club, County FA, league or The FA:

I may be:

  • Issued with a verbal warning from a club or  league  official
  • Required to meet with the club, league or   County FA  Welfare  Officer
  • Required to meet with the club committee
  • Obliged to undertake an FA education course
  • Obliged to leave the match venue by the club
  • Requested by the club not to attend future  games
  • Suspended or have my club membership  removed
  • Required to leave the club along with any  dependents.

In addition:

  • The FA/County FA could impose a fine and/  or suspension on the club.


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