Codes of Conduct

FOR YOUNG (AND NOT SO YOUNG?) SPECTATORS

 

 

WHAT MAKES A GOOD SPECTATOR?

 

  1. Show that you appreciate good football by clapping loudly and cheering

  2. Give a warm and generous welcome to both teams

  3. Cheer for your team but also encourage your opponents

  4. Never boo anyone, including the officials

  5. Stay in your seat or place so that you can watch the game from one position and you do not annoy any other spectators

  6. Always think of other spectators even when you are becoming excited

  7. Always maintain the very high reputation that Schools football has earned for its

  8. Appreciation of good play by both teams

  9. Recognise skills enthusiasm and sporting behaviour in both teams

  10. Although you are not playing, remember that you should act in a sporting manner as your School will be judged by your behaviour

  11. Win, lose or draw, appreciate the efforts of all the players and match officials

 

 

 

 

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PLAYERS

 

  1. Learn and observe the Laws of the Game

  2. Beat opponents by skill and not by unfair means

  3. Never argue with the Referee or Linesman

  4. Retire quickly to 10 yards when a free-kick is given against you

  5. Do not appeal for throw-ins, off-sides, free-kicks, etc

  6. Give the ball promptly to opponents for throw-ins, free-kicks, etc

  7. If an opponent gives you the ball for a throw-in, free-kick, etc, do not take advantage of them being out of position

  8. Keep your self-control at all times and do not retaliate

  9. Do not overact when your team scores a goal

  10. Accept victory modestly and defeat graciously, remembering that your School will be judged by your behaviour