Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct for Spectators and Parents/ Carers
- Celebrate effort and good play from both sides.
- Always respect the match officials and coaches and encourage players to do the same.
- Stay behind the touchline and within the designated spectator's area (where provided).
- When players make mistakes, offer them encouragement to try again next time.
- Never engage in or tolerate offensive language or behaviour.
Code of Conduct for Coaches, Team Managers and CSFA Officials
On and off the field, I will:
- Always show respect to everyone involved in the game.
- Stick to the rules and celebrate the spirit of the game.
- Encourage fair play and high standards of behaviour.
- Always respect the match officials and encourage players to do the same.
- Never enter the field of play without the referee’s permission.
- Never engage in or tolerate offensive, insulting or abusive behaviour.
- Be aware of the potential impact of bad language on others.
- Be gracious in victory and defeat.
- Respect the facilities home and away.
When working with players, I will:
- Place the well-being, safety and enjoyment of each player above everything.
- Never tolerate any form of bullying.
- Ensure all activities are suited to the players’ ability and age.
- Work with others (eg officials, doctors, welfare officers, physiotherapists) for each player’s best interests.
- Make myself familiar with safeguarding practices and review guidance on physical contact (5.6) and acceptable behaviours when working with young people (5.7) documents on the safeguarding section of EnglandFootball.com.
- Not sign on any players from the representative squad who are already playing at clubs for any grassroots team with which I may be connected. I accept that, in the standard code of rules (SCORY), clubs cannot approach players during the season unless they make a seven-day approach, contacting the club to which the player is registered.
Code of Conduct for Players in Schools' Football
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 match officials.
- Shake hands with the other team – win or lose.
- Listen carefully to my coach and understand that a coach has to do what is best for the
- Talk to someone I trust or the designated welfare officer if I am unhappy about anything.
- Encourage my team mates.
- Keep my self-control, not retaliate and not use foul or abusive language.
Every year, we run ten competitions for our secondary schools:
- U13 Individual Schools Cup
- U13 Cheshire Girls Cup
- U14 Hefin Roberts Cup
- U14 Cheshire Girls Cup
- U15 Emberton Cup
- U16 Flood Cup
- U16 Cheshire Girls Cup
- U18 Don Ormes Cup
- U18 Plate
- U18 John Sleigh Cup for Colleges
Enquires should be made to email@example.com
U18 Competition enquires should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scores to be emailed to email@example.com