Football is a game that owes much of its worldwide appeal to the fact that it should be played not only within its laws but also within the spirit of the game. Any action which is seen to abuse this spirit causes injury to the game itself. The major responsibility for ensuring the spirit of fair play on the field of play rests with the captains and managers.
Responsibility of captains and managers
Captains and Managers are responsible at all times for ensuring that their players conduct themselves within the Spirit of the Game as well as within the Laws.
Spirit of the game
The Spirit of the Game involves showing RESPECT for:
Every player is expected to make an important contribution towards this
Play hard, play fair