Code of Conduct

At Footy Addicts we require all players to promote high standards of behaviour at our games.

🤝 RESPECT

Respect is the most important part of football. Respecting your team-mates and opponents will go a long way to making sure everyone enjoys the game and feels involved.

Play your part and observe Footy Addicts’ Code of Conduct for players at all times.

✅ DO


  • Adhere to the Laws of The Game.
  • Make an effort to be on time and not to disrupt the game.
  • Remember that we play for fun and to enjoy the game.
  • Promote Fair Play throughout the game.
  • Always respect the Host’s decisions.
  • Win or lose with dignity.
  • Shake hands with the opposing team at the end of every game.
  • Speak to team-mates, the opposition and the organiser with respect.
  • Be prepared to pay £10 if you lose a ball due to unnecessary force.

⛔ DO NOT


  • Enter a challenge if you can hurt your opponent.
  • Engage in offensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour
  • Engage in any kind of aggressive or violent behaviour
  • Criticise of team-mates or opponents.
  • Avoid spitting close to other players. If you feel the need to do so do it outside the playing area & far from other players (COVID warning)

I understand that if I do not follow the Code of Conduct, any/all of the following actions may be taken by Footy Addicts:

  • Be required to apologise to team-mates, the other team, referee or team manager
  • Receive a warning
  • Be required to serve a suspension
  • Be banned from joining any future Footy Addicts games

⚠️ SANCTIONS


Game warning for any kind of negative behaviour that does not adhere to Code of Conduct. (i.e. shouting, complaining, disrupting the game). 

Yellow card for:

  • Entering a challenge if you can hurt the opponent (professional foul).
  • Engaging in criticism of team-mates or opponents. 

Red card for:

  • Engaging in offensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour.
  • Bullying, intimidating or harassment. 

Community ban when engaging in any kind of violent behaviour.

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2 x Game warning = 1 x Yellow Card

Written warning

2 x Yellow card equals:

  • 1 month suspension
  • Expulsed from game (if same game)

1 x Red card equals:

  • 1 month suspension
  • Expulsed from game

2 x Red cards (or 4 x Yellow cards), or Fighting (violent behaviour) equals:

  • Community ban

ℹ️ TERMS


  • All sanctions are cumulative over players life-time usage of Footy Addicts
  • Retrospective action may be taken
  • Game warnings can be rescinded if player apologises to group
  • Game host, facilitator, organiser, community manager all have authority to issue sanctions

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