East Kilbride FC has a duty to ensure that its players, officials, supporters and any other person connected with the club do not engage in any conduct deemed unacceptable under these rules. This applies both on the occasion of an official match at our home stadium or at official away matches played by the Club.
The definition of unacceptable conduct covers conduct which is violent and/or disorderly.
Violent conduct includes:-
1. actual, attempted or threatened violence against a person or persons.
2. intentional damage to property.
Disorderly conduct includes:-
1. conduct which is designed to stir up or sustain hatred or ill will against a group of persons based on their membership or presumed membership of the following categories of defined groups :-
a) sexual orientation or transgender identity
b) colour, race, nationality or ethnic or national group.
c) membership of a religious group or a group with a perceived religious affiliation.
2.the use of threatening, abusive or insulting words
3.the display of written or other visual display which is threatening, abusive or insulting.
4.the throwing of any object on to pitch or use of flammable material.
EKFC accepts its responsibility under these rules and will not tolerate any behaviour deemed unacceptable in these rules.
Any EKFC, employee or other person connected with the Club who engages in such behaviour will be dealt with under the Club's internal disciplinary procedures.
Any supporter who engages in such behaviour will be liable for sanctions imposed by the Club which could include expulsion from the ground, withdrawal of season ticket, exclusion from future matches or in the event of serious and/or persistent offending, an application being made towards obtaining a football banning order.
EKFC will promote, support and these at all times
The Club has a strict code of conduct for players, coaches and supporters for all teams. The process is enclosed as a stand-alone document. Several individuals have been cited and due process followed. The details are of course confidential but the following outcomes have occurred:
Dave McKenna, Secretary 30 August 2020
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