Metaltec SIL in show of Respect

THE Metaltec SIL is staging a Respect Programme launch tomorrow at the game between Ransomes Sports and Grundisburgh at Sidegate Avenue. The idea is to improve the lot of referees, particularly those in local leagues.

Elvin King

THE Metaltec SIL is staging a Respect Programme launch tomorrow at the game between Ransomes Sports and Grundisburgh at Sidegate Avenue. The idea is to improve the lot of referees, particularly those in local leagues.

Every club in the SIL Senior Division has attended a special information evening and been provided with a toolkit consisting of guidance notes, codes of conduct, posters and sign-up sheets, and a captain's armband.

In addition every SIL referee has


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taken part in a similar evening run by Suffolk FA.

This is a joint venture between the main Suffolk Saturday league and the FA with other SIL divisions joining the Senior Division in adopting the venture at the beginning of next season.

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The Respect Programme aims to improve standards of behaviour across professional and grassroots football, reducing the drop-out of referees and the number of abandoned matches. And improving standards of behaviour on and off the field.

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