Search

Campaign to improve spectator behaviour

11:30 26 February 2014

The Essex FA is holding a

The Essex FA is holding a 'Don't X The Line' weekend in March

Archant

Latest news from the Essex FA

The Essex FA have confirmed the weekend of March 29-30 as the ‘reFspect Awareness Weekend’.

The ‘Don’t X The Line’ campaign stage their annual initiative aimed at improving the behaviour of parents and spectators.

Don’t X The Line are working with The Football Association, the Professional Game Match Officials and other professional bodies to help raise awareness and eliminate the problems experienced by referees at all levels of the game of football, in particular at grassroots level.

By reducing the number of incidents of poor touchline behaviour, they aim to maintain the current number of referees and help to attract many more new ones to the beautiful game.

All football clubs are invited to raise awareness of ‘reFspect’ by signing up to support the weekend. This can be done online at www.dontxtheline.com or by calling 07951 442480.

For further resources to encourage better touchline behaviour in grassroots football matches, visit www.essexfa.com.

You can also follow @EssexCountyFA on Twitter and search for ‘EssexFootball’ on Facebook.

0 comments

Latest Romford Sports News

Hornchurch captain Roy Smith tries to rouse his troops (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Harrow Lodge Park outfit won penultimate fixture of the campaign and in the process halted a run of five consecutive defeats

15:55
Matt Luff (behind the wheel) and Jack Goldsmith were comfortable winners at Buckmore Park

Romford youngster adds to karting collection

15:30
Andreas Jonsson of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Play-off hopefuls head to King’s Lynn

West Ham legend Tony Cottee

Our West Ham columnist is looking forwards but thinks the Hammers have missed great opportunity

14:00
Richard Brabner celebrates a wicket for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Wood bowler knows importance of victory to keep promotion race alive

11:24
Scott Doe of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers captain refuses to criticise forwards despite failing to convert chances at U’s

Yesterday, 17:00
Upminster captain Alan Ison (left) looks on from the boundary (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Division One champions suffered narrow one-wicket reverse at home but helped produce entertaining match of cricket

Yesterday, 16:00
Robert Mear of Lakeside Hammers has been ruled out for the season (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Hammers place youngster in starting line-up for remainder of season

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now