Broadford Rovers FC

Founded 1978

Co. Dublin

Junior player code of Conduct

Broadford Rovers Junior Player Code of Conduct for Season 2023 / 2024 

This code applies to all Broadford Rovers junior players from Academy up to Under 18s

Broadford Rovers junior players are entitled to:

• Be safe.

• Be treated with dignity, sensitivity and respect.

• Participate in football on an equal basis, appropriate to

their ability and stage of development.

• Be happy, have fun and enjoy football.

• Make a complaint in an appropriate way and have it dealt

with through a proper and effective complaints procedure.

• Be afforded appropriate confidentiality.

• Be listened to and to be believed.

• Have a voice in the running of the club.

Being part of a club also comes with responsibilities for Junior players.

Broadford Rovers junior players must treat other children, referees, fellow players, coaches and volunteers with the same degree of fairness and respect, they expect from others.

In this regard Broadford Rovers Junior players should undertake to:

·  Wear Official club Umbro match day shorts and socks for all league, cup and friendly matches

·  Play fairly, do their best and have fun

• Make high standards of Fair Play the standard others want to follow.

• Respect opponents, they are not the enemy, they are partners in a sporting event.

• Shake hands before and after the match, whoever wins.

• Give opponents a hand if they are injured, put the ball out of play so they can get attention.

• Accept apologies from opponents when they are offered.

• Respect fellow team members and support them both when they do well and when things go wrong.

• Treat players from minority groups with the same respect you show other people.

• Be modest in victory and be gracious in defeat “BE A SPORT”.

• Approach the club Children’s Officer with any questions or concerns they might have. Coaches

and parents should encourage children to speak out and support them in doing so.


Broadford Rovers Junior players should not:

· Behave in any manner that may bring the name of Broadford Rovers FC into disrepute.

· Misbehave at training sessions and/or matches by refusing to participate or being generally disruptive.

· Cheat.

• Use abusive language, or argue with, the referee,

officials, team mates or opponents.

• Use violence, use physical contact only when it is

allowed within the rules.

• Bully.

• Tell lies about adults or other children.

• Spread rumours.

• Take banned substances to improve performance.

• Keep secrets about any person who may have caused them harm

All fines imposed by League for Yellow / Red Cards or misconduct, must be paid by the offending player and will not be covered by club.

Red card = automatic 1 match suspension for the next game and player will remain ineligible to play while fines are outstanding.


Any breaches of Broadford Rovers Junior player code of conduct could result in you being suspended or expelled from the club.



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