CODE OF CONDUCT FOR SPECTATORS/ PARENTS / Spectators have a great influence on children’s enjoyment and success in football. All children play football because they first and foremost love the game – its fun. It is important to remember that however good a child becomes at football within Westwood Wanderers Football Club it is important for the club to reinforce the message to parents / spectators that positive encouragement will contribute to: Children enjoying football A sense of personal achievement Self-esteem Improving the child’s skills and techniques Parents / spectators are encouraged to: Give attention to each of the children involved in football not just the most talented. Not to shout and scream. Respect the referee’s decision. Applaud the opposition as well as your own team. Avoid coaching the child during the game. Give encouragement to everyone to participate in football. A parents / spectator’s expectations and attitudes have a significant bearing on a child’s attitude towards: Other players Officials Managers Spectators Parents / spectators within Westwood Wanderers Football Club will agree and adhere to the club’s Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy.