Hollywood tough guy Ray Winstone has lent his support to the English FA’s Respect programme by starring in an online film aiming to improve parental behaviour on the touchline at youth football matches.
The film promotes The FA’s new Respect Parent Guide, which reaches out to grassroots football parents to set a positive example.
This weekend – 13-15 March – football’s Don’t X The Line Campaign is working together with Premier League and Football League referees and assistants to raise the awareness of respect in the game of football. The match officials have agreed, for the second year running, to wear branded T-shirts promoting Don’t X the Line – [...]
Is there someone at your club who gives their all to football at grassroots level? Do you know someone who goes the extra mile for the sake of their club or league? Do you want to see one of the thousands of volunteers that keep the amateur game ticking over rewarded for their efforts?
The Respect programme is yet to make a difference to behaviour in football, according to the majority of Club Website readers. In a recent Club Website poll, 56% of readers argued that the programme has made no difference to the game at either at grassroots or professional level since its launch at the start of [...]
Girls over the age of 12 should not be allowed to play football with the boys, according to the majority of Club Website readers. In England and Wales, boys and girls at under 12 level and below are currently allowed to play football in the same matches, whilst in Scotland mixed football is allowed up [...]