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We all have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game.

As a player, you have a big part to play. That’s why The FA is asking every player to follow a Respect Code of Conduct.

When playing football, I will:
• Always play to the best of my ability

• Play fairly – I wont cheat, complain or waste time
• Respect all players taking part and the coaches
• Play by the laws, when appropriate as directed by the referee
• After fixtures I will shake hands with the other team and referee at the end of the game • Listen and respond to what my coach tells me
• Talk to someone I trust or the welfare officer if I’m unhappy about anything

I understand that if I do not follow the code, any/all of the following actions may be taken by the Academy, County FA or The FA

I May:
• Be required to apologise to my team mates, the other team, referee or team manager

• Receive a formal warning from the coach • Be dropped or substituted
• Be suspended from training
• Be required to leave the Academy

In Addition:

• My Academy, County FA or The FA may make my parent or carer aware of any infringements of the Code of Conduct

• The FA/County FA could impose a fine and suspension against my Academy






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