Code of Conduct - Players


Club Code of Conduct - Players


This code applies to all players


We all have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game.

As a player you will have a big part to play.

Fair play and respect for all others in the game is essential .

You are also a role model for younger players and spectators.

We are asking every player to follow a code of conduct to honour our game.


The Players should :-

Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.


 Promote and develop their own team having regard to the interest of the players, supporters and reputation of the national game.


 Avoid all forms of gamesmanship.


 Show due respect to match officials and others involved in the game.

Always have regard for the best interests of the game, including where publicly expressing an opinion of the game and any particular aspect of it, including others involved in the game.


 Never engage in, or tolerate, offensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour.

Be the best they can but also enjoy there football.

Listen and learn from their coaches.

Lead by example both on and off the park.

Talk to someone they trust or the club protection officer if they are unhappy about anything at their club.


 Shake hands with your opponents, officials at the end of the game.

Obligation toward the team

 Give priority to the team over individual interests.

Resist all illegal or unsporting influences, including banned substances and techniques.

Promote ethical principles.

Show due respect for the interests of the players, coaches and officials, their own club and others.

Show Racism the red card.

Avoid all forms of discrimination.

Obligation towards the supporters

Show due respect for the interests of supporters and spectators.

Respect towards match officials.


 Work with officials and always show respect.


 Avoid words or actions that may mislead a match official.


 Promote Fair Play and high standards of behaviour.


 Never engage in public criticism of the officials.


General Obligations

Adhere to any rules, policies or regulations put in place by the clubs office bearers and committee.

Adhere to any rules, policies or regulations put in place by the lease holder/owner.

Do not bring the game into disrepute.


We understand that if we do not follow the code of conduct, action

could be taken by the club, leagues or national association.