Elmswell Youth FC

EYFC RESPECT FA Guidelines

Young Players Respect Code of Conduct 

We all have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game. As a player, you have a big part to play. That’s why The FA is asking every player to follow a Respect Code of Conduct.

When playing football, I will:

• Always play to the best of my ability

• Play fairly – I won’t cheat, complain or waste time

• Respect my team-mates, the other team, the referee or my coach/manager

• Play by the rules, as directed by the referee

• Shake hands with the other team and referee at the end of the game

• Listen and respond to what my coach/team manager tells me

• Talk to someone I trust or the club welfare officer if I’m unhappy about anything at my club.  

 

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

• Be required to apologise to my team-mates, the other team, referee or team manager

• Receive a formal warning from the coach or the club committee

• Be dropped or substituted • Be suspended from training • Be required to leave the club In addition:

• My club, County FA or The FA may make my parent or carer aware of any infringements of the Code of Conduct • The FA/County FA could impose a fine and suspension against my club

 

Spectators and parents/carers Respect Code of Conduct Respect Code of Conduct

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 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 CFA 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

 

 

 

We support the FA's Respect Campaign.