UEFA 10 POINT PLAN
Crusaders Football Club is
an equal opportunities club and will not tolerate any form of sectarianism
or racially offensive behaviour or chanting.
As part of our on-going
commitment to the IFA'S Football for All campaign, Kick it out and to
equality, anyone caught making racist or sectarian comments, may be
arrested, prosecuted and banned from the Club.
If you hear any abuse of
this nature, please report it to your nearest Steward or call the helpline
number 0800 169 9414
THE TEN-POINT PLAN IN FULL
1.Issue a statement saying the club will not tolerate racism or
sectarianism, spelling out the action it will take against those engaged in
racist or sectarian chanting. The statement should be printed in all match
programmes and displayed permanently and prominently around the ground.
2.Make public address announcements condemning racist and sectarian chanting
3.Make it a condition for season-ticket holders that they do not take part
in racist or sectarian abuse.
4.Take action to prevent the sale of racist and sectarian literature inside
and around the ground.
5.Take disciplinary action against players who engage in racial or sectarian
6.Contact other clubs to make sure they understand the club’s policy on
racism and sectarianism.
7.Encourage a common strategy between stewards and police for dealing with
racist and sectarian abuse.
8.Remove all racist and sectarian graffiti from the ground as a matter of
9.Adopt an equal opportunities' policy in relation to employment and service
10. Work with all other groups and agencies, such as the players union,
supporters, schools, voluntary organisations, youth clubs, sponsors, local
authorities, local businesses and police, to develop pro-active programmes
and make progress to raise awareness of campaigning to eliminate racial or
sectarian abuse and discrimination.