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PLAYERS – Code of Conduct

The Club expects all players to comply with the following Code of Conduct:

Obligations towards the game

  • 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 his team is in a position where the desired result has already been achieved.
  • Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.
  • Avoid all forms of gamesmanship and time-wasting.
  • Not use offensive language.

Obligations towards one's own team

  • Make every effort consistent with Fair Play and the Laws of the Game to help his own team.
  • Resist any influence which might, or might be seen to, bring into question his commitment to the team winning.

Respect for the Laws of the Game and competition rules

  • Know and abide by the Laws, rules and spirit of the game, and the competition rules.
  • Accept success and failure, victory and defeat, equally.
  • Resist any temptation to take banned substances or use banned techniques.

Respect towards Opponents

  • Treat opponents with due respect at all times, irrespective of the result of the game.
  • Safeguard the physical fitness of opponents, avoid violence and rough play, and help injured opponents.

Respect towards the Match Officials

  • Accept the decision of the Match Official without protest.
  • Avoid words or actions which may mislead a Match Official.
  • Show due respect towards Match Officials.

Respect towards Team Officials

  • Abide by the instructions of their Coach and Team Officials, provided they do not contradict the spirit of this Code.
  • Show due respect towards the Team Officials of the opposition.

Obligations towards the Supporters

  • Show due respect to the interests of supporters

PARENTS & SUPPORTERS – Code of Conduct

The Club recognises that Parents / Spectators have a significant influence on children's enjoyment and success in football. Whilst all our children play football because they first and foremost love the game - it's fun, it's important to remember that however good a child becomes at football within the Club it is important to reinforce that positive encouragement will contribute to:

  • Children enjoying football.
  • A sense of personal achievement.
  • Self-esteem.
  • Improving the child's skills and techniques.
  • We expect that all parents/spectators are always positive and encouraging towards all of the children not just their own.

The Club will encourage parents / spectators to:

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every player and treat everyone equally
  • Place the wellbeing and safety of the player above the development of performance
  • Encourage and guide players to act responsibly and to behave whilst participating in games or during club activities
  • Encourage players to perform at all times within the laws of the game, and accept decisions.
  • Consistently display high standards of behaviour.
  • Immediately report inappropriate language, behaviour, or abuse by another parent or supporter
  • Assist all coaches, officials, and other supporters in maintaining acceptable touchline conduct.
  • Create an acceptable atmosphere during games and activities involving their children.

The club deems the following behaviour unacceptable:

  • Abuse of anyone in a sexual, religious, or derogatory way.
  • Intimidation of players, supporters, officials or coaches
  • Acting in an aggressive manner towards or in relation to decisions made by coaches, officials at games or other activities.
  • Action likely to be determined as abusive or aggressive to players, supporters, officials or coaching staff.
  • Entering the field of play.
  • Allowing their child to use inappropriate language

Letham FC is part of Letham Community Sports Club which is a registered charity
Company Registration Number SC343487 Charity Registration Number SC040239
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