Stalbridge Youth FC

Stalbridge Youth FC - Respect Code of Conduct - Players



 Make every effort to develop their own sporting abilities in terms of skill, technique, tactics and stamina.

 Give maximum effort and strive for the best possible performance during a game even if the team is in a position   where the desired result has already been achieved. 

a positive example for others, particularly younger players and supporters.

 Avoid all forms of gamesmanship and time wasting.

 Always have regard for the best interests of the game if you are expressing your opinion to others, say on social media platforms.

D   Do not use inappropriate language.

·    Make all your effort consistent with fair play and the laws of the game to help your team win.

·    Resist any influence which might, or be seen to be, bringing into question your commitment to the team winning.

·    Know and abide by the laws, rules and spirit of the game, and understand competition rules.

·    Accept victory and defeat, success and failure equally: You will learn from both.

·    Resist the temptation to take banned substances or use banned techniques.

·    Treat opponents with due respect at all times, irrespective of the result.

·    Safeguard the physical fitness of opponents, avoid violence and rough play; help injured opponents.

·    Accept the decision of the Match Officials without protest.

·    Show due respect to Match Officials.

·    Abide by the instructions of your Coach and team officials, provided they do not contradict the spirit of this code.

·    Show due respect towards the team officials of your opposition.

·    Show due respect to the interests of supporters.

·    Act in a manner that will attract a positive opinion of the Club when officially representing the Club.

·    Wear appropriate footwear and have the relevant equipment – shin pads, a drink and the correct clothing.

 I understand that if I do not follow the Code, I may:

 -  Be asked to apologise to whoever I've upset
 -  Receive a formal warning
 -  Be dropped, substituted or suspended from training

(Revised May 2019)