FAW Fair Play Weekend
23 September 2023
Merthyr Town FC are supporting the ‘Football Association of Wales Fair Play Week’ which will run from Friday the 22nd of September to Sunday 1st of October and reinforces the importance of mutual respect on and off the pitch and encourages a reduction in on-field misconduct.
The ‘FAW Fair Play’ Code promotes the important message of ‘Fair Play’ throughout Welsh football, which aims to inspire Players, Clubs, Match Officials and Supporters to maintain good on-field discipline by abiding by the Laws of the Game, in addition to respecting all members of the Welsh Football Family.
To further encourage respectful behaviour that aligns to the ‘FAW Fair Play’ Code, the FAW incentivises and rewards clubs who are taking a proactive role in reducing on-field misconduct. To achieve this, each month, the FAW publishes National Leagues Fair Play Tables and the Clubs who top their respective Fair Play table at the end of the season are awarded a Fair Play Award and a prize of £1000 that is available to be spent on improving their Club.
We will be commemorating the ‘FAW Fair Play’ week by displaying ‘FAW Fair
Play’ pennants at this afternoon's game against Gosport Borough.
The FAW’s Disciplinary Manager, Margaret Barnett said: “The FAW’s Fair Play Campaign Week is important to further promote the Fair Play message and to remind everyone involved in football, whether that is the Players, Match Officials, Coaches or Supporters, the importance of being respectful to one another. At the FAW we are incredibly grateful to our Clubs and individuals for supporting this campaign across previous seasons.”
You can find more information at faw.cymru/fair-play