Senior Player's Code of Conduct
Thirroul JFC Senior Player's Code of Conduct
The Code seeks to promote and strengthen the good reputation of the Sport of Football, Football South Coast, the Thirroul Junior Football Club and it’s players by establishing standards of performance and behaviour for all players. In addition it seeks to deter conduct that could have an adverse affect on the standing and reputation of the sport, the association, the club and it’s participants.
In addition to breaching this code, misconduct by a player may give rise to action against the player under or pursuant to any one of the following:
(i) Civil and/or criminal law
(ii) FIFA laws (dealing with conduct unbecoming)
2 General Responsibilities
All bound by this code must at all times behave in a sportsmanlike manner and uphold the highest standards of professional conduct so as not to compromise the integrity and dignity of the Sport, it’s governing bodies, the Club and it’s players
All bound by this code will endeavour to maintain an acceptable standard of fitness throughout the season and between seasons
2.3 FIFA Rules and Regulations
All players must make reasonable endeavours to be and remain familiar with the rules, regulations and policies of FIFA pertaining to the game. Players must abide by the rules at all times.
All bound by this code must show due regard for property of Thirroul Football Club, other Clubs and their staff, Football South Coast and it’s staff, the Thirroul Bowling Leagues and Recreation Club and it’s staff.
Where an individual breaches this provision, they shall pay the relevant person or body an amount equivalent to the cost of repairing or replacing the damaged property or facility.
3 Football Responsibilities
Players must not willfully engage or participate in any activity that may cause or aggravate any injury or illness and which prevents other players from playing to the best of their ability.
3.2 On field behaviour
All players must, during matches and training sessions, behave in the same manner as described in Clause 2.1 of this code. Foul language or abuse is not permitted under any circumstances.
Findings by the FSC Judiciary Panel of misconduct against any player will be dealt with in accordance with Association Rules.
3.3 Attendance and Apparel
Players must (unless granted express permission otherwise or provide an explanation satisfactory to the Club Coaching Staff) attend, and attend punctually, all Matches, training sessions and related events.
All Players must wear appropriate apparel during all matches and Club Training.
Players must not vilify other players, officials or spectators on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, sexual orientation or other related characteristics.
4 Public and related Responsibilities
4.1 Public Conduct
All bound by this code must, at all times and while in public, behave in a manner which upholds the highest standards of integrity and dignity. Players must not behave in any way so as to bring the sport, the club and other clubs into disrepute.
Public behaviour includes, without limitation, behaviour to and from Matches, participation in matches, Club Excursions, Club Functions and Promotional Events
Players must (unless granted express permission otherwise by their coach) attend, and attend punctually all Club functions. Such functions include (without limitation)
(i) Authorised after-Match functions
(ii) Annual Presentation
(iii) Or any Club Function as directed by the Club
All bound by this code may be required to attend and attend punctually Club Sponsor promotional events and conduct themselves in accordance with Clause 4.1
All bound by this code must not vilify other players, officials or spectators on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, sexual orientation or other related characteristics