STALBRIDGE YOUTH FC
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.
Set 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
· 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
· 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
· Accept the decision
of the Match Officials without protest.
· Show due respect to
· 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
· Wear appropriate
footwear and have the relevant equipment – shin pads, a drink and the correct
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)