- 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.
- Make public address
announcements condemning racist and sectarian chanting at matches.
- Make it a
condition for season ticket holders that they do not take part in racist or
- Take action to prevent the sale of racist or sectarian
literature inside and around the ground.
- Take disciplinary action against
players who engage in racial or sectarian abuse.
- Contact other clubs to make
sure they understand the clubs policy on racism and sectarianism.
- Encourage a
common strategy between stewards and police for dealing with racist and
- Remove all racist and sectarian graffiti from the ground as
a matter of urgency.
- Adopt an equal opportunities policy in relation to
employment and service provision.
- Work with all other groups and agencies,
such as the players union, supporters and schools, voluntary organisations,
youth clubs, sponsors, local authorities, local business and police, to develop
pro-active programmes and make progress to raise awareness of campaigning to
eliminate racial or sectarian abuse and discrimination.
The aim of Football For
All is to provide an environment which values and enables the full involvement
of all people, in all aspects and at every level of Northern Ireland football,
regardless of perceived cultural identity, political affiliation or religious
beliefs. To achieve this, the key is to develop partnerships with various
groups, such as Supporters, Parents, Players and Government organisations to
foster understanding and create a sense of belonging and ownership.
Carrick Rangers Football Club has embraced the Football For All Ethos and have
implemented a number of innovative programmes within the community to enhance
the education of all those involved. This kind of education is at the forefront
of the development of capacity building within the community and is supported by
the Irish Football Association