Codes of Conduct


When playing football, I will:

  • Always play my best for the benefit of the team
  • Play fairly and be friendly
  • Play by the rules and respect the Referee
  • Shake hands with the other team – win or lose
  • Listen carefully to what my coach tells me
  • Understand that a coach has to do what’s best for the team
  • Talk to someone I trust or the club welfare officer if I’m unhappy about anything at my club
  • Encourage my team mates
  • Respect the facilities home & away

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


Spectators and Parents/Carers

I will:

  • Have fun; it’s what we’re all here for!
  • Celebrate effort and good play from both sides
  • Always respect the Referee and coaches and encourage players to do the same
  • Stay behind the touchline and within the Designated Spectators’ Area (where provided)
  • When players make mistakes, offer them encouragement to try again next time
  • Never engage in, or tolerate offensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour

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

  • Issued with a verbal warning or asked to leave
  • Required to meet with the club committee, league or CFA Welfare Officer
  • Obliged to undertake an FA education course
  • Requested not to attend future games, be suspended or have my membership removed
  • Required to leave the club along with any dependents and/or issued a fine


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