Sanction Codes

DOCUMENTS

minimum mandatory sentences FFA
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CAUTION CODES

Y1 Is guilty of unsporting behaviour

Y2 Shows dissent by word or action

Y3 Persistently infringes Laws of the Game

Y4 Delays the restart of play

Y5 Fails to respect the required distance when play is restarted with a corner kick, free kick or throw in

Y6 Enters or re-enters the field without the referee’s permission

Y7 Deliberately leaves the field of play without the referees permission

EXPULSION CODES

R1 Is guilty of serious foul play

R2 Is guilty of violent conduct

R3 Spits at an opponent or any other person

R4 Denies the opposing team a goal or an obvious goal scoring opportunity by deliberately handling the ball

R5 Denies an obvious goal scoring opportunity to an opponent moving towards the player’s goal by an offence punishable by a free kick or penalty kick

R6 Uses offensive or insulting or abusive language and/or gestures

R7 Receives a second caution in the same match

THE FOLLOWING IS TAKEN FROM THE DOCUMENT – NATIONAL DISCIPLINARY REGULATIONS 2009.

The full document can be found under Documents on the FMNC website www.footballmidnorthcoast.com

IF YOU ARE WRITING A REPORT ON ANYONE OTHER THAN A PLAYER, USE THE OFFENCE NUMBER AS PART OF YOUR REPORT. 

IF THE REPORT IS ABOUT A SPECTATOR, INCLUDE IN YOUR REPORT WHICH CLUB THE SPECTATOR IS FROM. 

OFFENCE

No.1 (R4 or R5 for Players) Denying the opposing team a clear goal-scoring opportunity 

No.2 (R6 for Players) Use of offensive, insulting or abusive language and/or gestures

No.3 (R1 for Players) Serious Foul Play (e.g. when challenging for the ball)

No.4 (R2 for Players) Assault on a Player (e.g. violent conduct when not challenging for the ball)

No.5 (R6 for Players) Serious Unsporting Conduct

No.6 (R6 for Players) Use of discriminatory language and/or gestures, including racist, religious, ethnic or sexist

No.7 (R3 for Players) Spitting at a player 

No.8 (R2 or R6 for Players) Inciting a brawl 

SPECIFIC OFFENCES AGAINST A MATCH OFFICIAL

No.9 (R6 for Players) Use of offensive, insulting or abusive language and/or gestures

No.10 (R6 for Players) Unsporting conduct toward a match official

No.11 (R2 for Players) Assault of a match official

No.12 (R3 for Players) Spitting at a match official

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