Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Spectators and Parents/ Carers

I will:

  • 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
  • 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.

Our Competitions

Every year, we run ten competitions for our secondary schools:

  • U13 Girls Cheshire Cup (Y7/8)
  • U14 Girls Cheshire Cup (Y8/9)
  • U16 Girls Cheshire Cup (Y10/11)
  • U13 Inter-School Cheshire Cup (Y8)
  • U14 Hefin Roberts Cheshire Cup (Y9)
  • U15 Emberton Cup (Y10)
  • U16 Flood Cup (Y11)
  • U18 John Sleigh Cup (Y12/13)
  • U18 Don Ormes Cup (Y12/13)
  • U18 Geoff Reynolds Cup (Y12/13)

Competition Draws

Click here to see all competition draws for secondary schools 2024/2025.

Enquires should be made to

U18 Competition enquires should be made to

Scores to be emailed to