MISCONDUCT REPORT WRITING
The official forms, which must be used every time you caution and/or send off a player, are available from the
Secretary, in pad form.
The report form must be
sent WITHIN 48 HOURS (EXCLUDING SUNDAYS).
BEFORE SENDING YOUR
REPORT IN contact a senior referee or inspector to check that the report has been completed properly and accurately. This can be done either face to face or over the telephone. On the back of your file copy you are required to write the name of the person with whom you checked your
report(s). This must be done as far too many submitted reports contain errors.
Two copies are to be sent
to the Football Association of the player(s) concerned. The third copy is to be retained by the referee.
Mainland Soccer will accept
Misconduct Reports by both Fax and E-mail. This will speed their process up by getting prompt reports. The Template for the Misconduct
Form will already have been sent to all those who have email addresses. If you do not receive one, please request it from
Wayne Stapley. Only one copy needs to be sent. Mainland Soccer will print the number of copies they require. Always save a
copy on your PC.
Send email Misconduct Reports to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will also have been
sent instructions on how to send more than one misconduct report within the one e-mail.
One separate report is
to be completed for each offence by the same player; in other words, if a player is cautioned and then later sent off, separate
reports must be completed.
If a player is cautioned
and then commits a sending off offence later in the same game, the correct box must be ticked on the report form (ie. not
the column for
persisting in misconduct
after having received a caution).
- Make sure all sections of the form are filled in.
- Player name and initial required
- Player number optional
- Make sure only one offence box is marked
- Sign at bottom of form or if faxing or emailing, print name and badge number