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Players Code of Fair Play  
 

·      Play by the rules. 
 
·       Never argue with a referee or assistant referee. If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the official on your behalf.  
 
·       Control you temper. Verbal abuse of officials and sledging other players, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviour in football.  
 
·       Work equally hard for yourself and your team. Your team's performance will benefit so will you.   
 
·       Be a good sport, recognise all good plays whether they are part of your team or the opposition.  
 
·       Treat all participants in soccer as you like to be treated. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of other competitors. 
 
·       Cooperate with your coach, team-mates and opponents. Without them there would be no game.  
 
·      Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit, not just to please parents and coaches.  
 
·      Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion. 

 

Parents Code of Fair Play 
 

·       Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment.  
 

·       Encourage children to participate, do not force them.  
 

·       Focus on the child's efforts and performance rather than winning or losing.  
 

·       Encourage children always to play according to the rules and to settle disagreements without resorting to hostility or violence.  
 

·       Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a game.   
 

·       Remember that children learn best by example. Appreciate good performances and skilful plays by all participants.   
 

·       Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from all of soccer's activities.   
 

·       Respect official's decisions and teach children to do likewise.   
 

·       Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators. Without them, your child could not participate.  
 

·       Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
 

Coaches Code of Fair Play  
 

·       Remember that junior players participate for pleasure and winning is only part of the fun.  
 

·       Never ridicule or yell at a junior players for making a mistake or not winning.   
 

·       Be reasonable in your demands on players' time, energy and enthusiasm.   
 

·       Operate within the rules and spirit of the game and teach your players to do the same.  
 

·       Ensure that the time players spend with you is a positive experience. All junior players are deserving of equal attention and opportunities.  
 

·       Avoid overplaying the talented players; the just average need and deserve equal time.   
 

·       Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all players.   
 

·       Display control, respect and professionalism to all involved with the sport. This includes opponents, coaches, officials, administrators, the media, parents and spectators. Encourage your players to do the same.   
 

·       Show concern and caution toward sick and injured players. Follow the advice of a physician when determining whether an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition.   
 

·       Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of growth and development of young players.  
 

·       Any physical contact with a junior player should be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the player's development.   
 

·       Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.  
 

Spectators Code of Fair Play  
 

·       Remember that young people participate for their enjoyment and benefit, not yours.  
 

·       Applaud good performances and efforts from all individuals and teams. Congratulate all participants on their performance regardless of the game's outcome.  
 

·       Respect the decisions of officials and teach junior players to do the same.   
 

·       Never ridicule or scold a player for making a mistake. Positive comments are motivational.   
 

·       Condemn the use of violence in any form, whether it is by spectators, coaches, officials or players.   
 

·       Show respect for your team's opponents. Without them there would be no game.  
 

·       Encourage players to follow the rules and the officials' decisions.   
 

·       Do not use foul language, sledge or harass players, coaches or officials.    
 

·       Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.