Whatever role you take in football it's important to know about the rules and regulations to ensure your and everybody else's safety.
Familiarising yourself with the Laws of The Game, Discipline matters, Safeguarding and Inclusion processes will help ensure everyone involved in local football can enjoy the game in fair, inclusive and safe environments.
The Essential Information For Clubs at Step 5 and below 2018-19 is now available – This is an online interactive reference guide to aid Leagues, Clubs and Players throughout the season.
The handbook will be a useful guide to explain the disciplinary process and details the changes that have taken place over the last few years – including match based discipline, the expansion of the temporary dismissal trials (sin bins), sanction guidelines, competition specific cautions, mandatory minimum sanctions and changes to referee reporting. This year’s guide also includes videos and resources that will go into greater depth to explain the disciplinary process.