Home Ground Improvements
We are pleased to announce we are working to improve our Home ground for next season. The ground will be levelled, grass seeded, we will have benches for parents and shelter for wet weather
Club Code of Conduct – Spectators, Parents/Carers
London Legends FC plays a significant role in promoting the physical, social, and emotional development of young athletes who have the ability to identify and make informed choices, think about consequences and base their actions on that information. As London Legends FC family members you are representatives of the club and should conduct yourselves in a respectful manner at all times. Furthermore, as parents/carers in youth sports events we should be models of good sportsmanship and should lead by example by demonstrating fairness, respect, and self-control. London Legends FC is committed to instituting a fun professional environment that is safe and nurtures learning opportunities for all our players and your role in achieving this is pivotal. London Legends FC has formulated this Code of Conduct and requires that all spectators, parents, carers or guardians involved commits to be responsible for your words and actions while attending or participating in any of London Legends FC events and that you conform your behaviour to the following Code of Conduct: 1. I will treat everyone whom I encounter with respect and dignity. 2. We will use positive reinforcement to encourage and praise hard work and motivate our players. 3. I will be mindful of my tone and language towards the children who are in attendance at all times. Aggressive, inappropriate or foul language will not be tolerated. 4. I will not engage in unsportsmanlike conduct towards coaches, players, parents, officials or any other attendee. 5. I will not engage in any behaviour, which would endanger the health, safety, or well-being of any coach, parent, player, participant, official, or any other attendee. 6. I will not use drugs, or alcohol products while involved in any youth soccer activities, whether training, attending games, or officiating. 7. I will not use profanity, obscenity or any other offensive language. 8. I will endeavour to ensure that no other parents, spectators, guardians or anyone associated with my team use profanity, obscenity or any other offensive language while within the hearing of players or officials. 9. I will not engage in verbal or physical abuse towards any coach, player, parent, participant, or official. 10. You will notify us of absences in a timely manner. 11. I will respect my teams’ coach and will not confuse training or match days with contradictory coaching from the side lines. I will trust London Legends FC’s coaches to progress my child’s football education and development. 12. I will ensure that my child arrives to training and matches on time with correct footwear, water and shin pads. 13. I will report any behaviour I am concerned about to a senior member of staff or our safeguarding officer (Name) in a timely manner. Consequence Failure to conform to the preceding Code of Conduct while attending or participating in an event sanctioned by London Legends FC will be subject to disciplinary action and/or any of the following. Issued with a verbal warning or asked to leave. Required to meet with our clubs welfare officer. Requested not to attend future games or training. Required to leave London Legends FC along with any dependents.
Club Code of Conduct - Players
London Legends FC plays a significant role in promoting the physical, social, and emotional development of young athletes who have the ability to identify and make informed choices, think about consequences and base their actions on that information. As London Legends FC players you have a responsibility to promote high standards of behaviour in the game. Furthermore, you should be models of good sportsmanship and should lead by example by demonstrating fairness, respect, and self-control. London Legends FC is committed to instituting an environment that is respectful, safe and nurtures learning opportunities for all our players. London Legends FC has formulated this Code of Conduct and requires that all players involved commits to be responsible for your words and actions while attending or participating in any of London Legends FC events and that you conform your behaviour to the following Code of Conduct: 1. I will treat everyone whom I encounter with respect and dignity. 2. I will always play to the best of my ability. 3. I will be mindful of my language towards my teammates, coaches, parents and the public while representing London Legends FC. 4. I will play fairly, won’t cheat, complain or waste time. 5. I will not engage in unsportsmanlike conduct towards any other coach, player, parent, participant, official or any other attendee. 6. I will not engage in any behaviour, which would endanger the health, safety, or well-being of my teammates, coach, parents, participant, official, or any other attendee. 7. I will listen and respond to what my coach/ or team manager tells me. 8. I will not use bad or offensive language. 10. I will not engage in verbal or physical abuse towards any other coach, player, parent, participant, or official. Consequences I understand that if I do not follow the preceding Code any/all of the following actions may be taken by my club, County FA or The FA: 1. I may be required to apologise to my team-mates, the other team, referee or team manager 2. I may receive a formal warning from the coach or the club. 3. I may be dropped, substituted, suspended from training or required to leave the team. 4. London Legends FC may make my parent or carer aware of any infringements of the Code of Conduct Player Support I should talk to someone I trust at the club or a welfare officer (Name of safeguarding officer) if I’m unhappy with any aspect of being a player for London Legends FC.
The Importance of Teamwork in Football
Football is a team sport that requires the collaboration of players to achieve a common goal: winning. The success of a team in football is not solely based on the individual skills of its players, but rather on their ability to work together towards a common objective. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of teamwork in football. 1. Maximizes Strengths: In football, different players have different roles to play. The goalkeeper needs to protect the goalpost, the defenders need to stop the opponents, the midfielders need to control the ball, and the forwards need to score goals. When each player plays their role to the best of their abilities, it maximizes the strengths of the team as a whole. 2. Minimizes Weaknesses: No team is perfect. Each team has its weaknesses, but when players work together, they can minimize their weaknesses. For example, if the defense is weak, the midfielders can provide extra support to help defend the goalpost. 3. Improves Communication: Communication is key in football. Players need to communicate with each other to coordinate their movements and make quick decisions. Teamwork improves communication among players, helping them to understand each other better and anticipate each other's moves. 4. Builds Trust: Trust is essential in football. When players trust each other, they are more likely to take risks and make bold moves on the field. Teamwork builds trust among players, helping them to rely on each other and work towards a common goal. 5. Promotes Sportsmanship: Football is not just about winning, it is also about sportsmanship. When players work together, they learn to respect each other, their opponents, and the rules of the game. This promotes good sportsmanship and fair play, which are essential values in any sport. In conclusion, teamwork is crucial in football. It maximizes strengths, minimizes weaknesses, improves communication, builds trust, and promotes sportsmanship. As the saying goes, "Together Everyone Achieves More" – and this is particularly true in football, where success depends on the ability of players to work together as a team.
Why Football is More Than Just a Sport
Football, also known as soccer in some countries, is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is a game that has been enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds for generations. But for many, football is more than just a sport – it is a way of life. At its core, football is a game that brings people together. Whether it is a casual game in the park or a high-stakes match in a stadium, the sport has a unique ability to unite people from all walks of life. Football has the power to transcend language barriers, cultural differences, and even political tensions. But why is football so much more than just a game? Here are a few reasons: 1. It teaches valuable life skills: Football is not just about kicking a ball around a field. It also teaches valuable life skills such as teamwork, communication, leadership, and perseverance. These skills can be applied both on and off the field, helping players to succeed in all aspects of life. 2. It fosters a sense of community: Football has the power to bring people together like few other things can. Whether it is supporting a local team or cheering on your favorite national squad, football creates a sense of community and belonging that is hard to find elsewhere. 3. It can inspire social change: Football has been used as a tool to inspire social change and promote important causes. From anti-racism campaigns to efforts to promote gender equality, football has the ability to raise awareness and inspire action on important issues. 4. It creates memories that last a lifetime: Whether it is scoring a winning goal, making a great save, or simply enjoying the company of friends and family while watching a game, football creates memories that last a lifetime. In conclusion, football is more than just a sport – it is a way of life. It teaches valuable life skills, fosters a sense of community, can inspire social change, and creates memories that last a lifetime. So the next time you watch a game or kick a ball around with your friends, remember that football is about more than just winning and losing – it is about the power to bring people together and make a difference in the world.