Stanmore Jafferys Football Club


When playing football, I will:

  • Always play to the best of my ability and for the benefit of my team
  • Play fairly – I won’t cheat, dive, complain or waste time
  • Respect my team-mates, the other team, the referee or my coach/manager.
  • Not shout at, swear, push or bully team mates
  • Play by the rules, as directed by the referee
  • Be gracious in victory and defeat – I will shake hands with the other team and referee before or at the end of the game
  • Listen and respond to what my coach/team manager tells me
  • Understand that a coach has to do what is best for the team and not one individual player
  • Talk to someone I trust if I’m unhappy about anything at my

I will:

  • Wear the correct clothing for football training and matches (in all weather conditions)
  • Wear the correct football boots and shinpads (and understand that I will NOT be allowed to participate in training or play matches without the correct football boots and shinpads).
  • Bring water to drink (for rehydration)
  • Make sure that, if I wear glasses during play, the glasses contain safety lenses and are fastened to my head by a strap
  • always be on time for training and matches


I understand that if I do not follow the Code, any/all of the following actions may be taken by my club, 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 or the club committee
  • Be dropped or substituted
  • Be suspended from training
  • Be required to leave the club


In addition:

  • My club, 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 club