RESPECT

Respect is the collective responsibility of everyone involved in football to create a fair, safe and enjoyable environment in which the game can take place.

On field discipline

Dissent cautions across top four divisions of the professional game were down by nine per cent last season (2009-10).

Referee recruitment and retention

Referee numbers are up 7.4 per cent year-on-year.

Assaults on referees

Assaults on referees are down 13 per cent year-on-year.

Experience of the game

Forty per cent of the grassroots football community has seen their experience of the game improve as a result of measures introduced through the Respect programme.

Support within the game

17,000 FA coaches were trained in Respect measures last season
752 leagues have signed up to Respect.

 

 

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