TEAM OFFICIALS

The following describes the conduct required of Pinner United team officials.

Obligations towards the Game:

The team official should:

  1. Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.

  2. Promote and develop his own team having regard to the interests of the Players, Supporters and reputation of the national game.

  3. Share knowledge and experience when invited to do so, taking into account the interests of the body that has requested this rather than personal interests.

  4. Avoid all forms of gamesmanship.

  5. Show due respect to Match Officials and others involved in the game.

  6. Always have regard to the best interests of the game, including where publicly expressing an opinion of the game and any particular aspect of it, including others involved in the game.

  7. Not use or tolerate inappropriate language.
     

Obligations towards the Team:

The team official should:

  1. Make every effort to develop the sporting, technical and tactical levels of the club/team; and to obtain the best results by the team, using all permitted means.

  2. Give priority to the interests of the team over individual interests.

  3. Resist all illegal or unsporting influences, including banned substances and techniques.

  4. Promote ethical principles.

  5. Show due respect to the interests of players, coaches and other officials, at their own club/team and others.
     

Obligations towards the Supporters:

The team official should:

1        Show due respect to the interests of supporters.

Obligations towards the Match officials:

A team official should:

  1. Accept the decisions of the Match Official without protest.

  2. Avoid words or actions which may mislead a Match Official.

  3. Show due respect towards Match Officials.

 

 

COACHES
 

The following describes the conduct required of Pinner United coaches.

 

  1. Coaches must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally within the context of the sport.

  2. Coaches must place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.

  3. Coaches must adhere to all guidelines laid down by governing bodies.

  4. Coaches must develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect.

  5. Coaches must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward.

  6. Coaches must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

  7. Coaches must ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players.

  8. Coaches, should, at the outset, clarify with the players (and, where appropriate, parents) exactly what is expected of them  and also what they are entitled to expect from their coach.

  9. Coaches must co-operate fully with other specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports scientists, doctors, physiotherapists) in the best interests of the player.

  10. Coaches must always promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the Laws of the Game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the Laws of the Game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques.

  11. Coaches must consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance.

  12. Not use or tolerate inappropriate language.

 

 

PLAYERS
 

The following describes the conduct required of Pinner United players.
 

Obligations towards the Game:

A player should:

  1. Make every effort to develop their own sporting abilities, in terms of skill, technique, tactics and stamina.

  2. Give maximum effort and strive for the best possible performance during a game, even if his team is in a position where the desired result has already been achieved.

  3. Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.

  4. Avoid all forms of gamesmanship and time-wasting.

  5. Always have regard to the best interests of the game, including where publicly expressing an opinion on the game and any particular aspect of it, including others involved in the game.

  6. Not use inappropriate language.
     

Obligations towards one’s own team:

A player should:

  1. Make every effort consistent with Fair Play and the Laws of the Game to help his own team.

  2. Resist any influence which might, or might be seen to, bring into question his commitment to the team winning.
     

Respect for the Laws of the Game and competition rules:

A player should:

  1. Know and abide by the Laws, rules and spirit of the game, and the competition rules.

  2. Accept success and failure, victory and defeat, equally.

  3. Resist any temptation to take banned substances or use banned techniques.

 

Respect towards Opponents:

A player should:

  1. Treat opponents with due respect at all times, irrespective of the result of the game.

  2. Safeguard the physical fitness of opponents, avoid violence and rough play, and help injured opponents.
     

Respect towards the Match Officials:

A player should:

  1. Accept the decision of the Match Officials without protest.

  2. Avoid words or actions which may mislead Match Officials.

  3. Show due respect towards Match Officials.
     

Respect towards Team Officials:

A player should:

  1. Abide by the instructions of their Coach and Team Officials, provided they do not contradict the spirit of this Code.

  2. Show due respect towards Team Officials of the opposition.
     

Respect towards the Supporters:

A player should:

  1. Show due respect towards the interests of supporters.

 

 

PARENTS/SPECTATORS

The following describes the conduct required of Pinner United parents and spectators.

 

Parents and spectators should:

  1. Be aware that they have a great influence on children’s enjoyment and success.

  2. Encourage children to enjoy their football, thereby promoting a sense of personal achievement and self-esteem which in turn will improve the child’s skills and techniques.

  3. Be aware that their conduct will have a significant bearing on a child’s attitude towards other players, match officials, team officials and supporters and therefore this should be of the highest standard at all times.

  4. Ensure that they are always positive and encouraging towards all children and not just their own.

  5. Applaud the opposition as well as their own side.

  6. Avoid all coaching activities during the game.

  7. Not shout and scream and ensure a positive attitude at all times.

  8. Respect decisions of match officials.

  9. Give attention to each of the children involved in football and not just the most talented.

  10. Give encouragement to everyone to participate in football.

 

CODES OF CONDUCT