High Lane F.C.

Community Football for Everyone

Anti Discrimination Policy

As the governing body of the game, The Football Association is responsible for setting standards and values to apply throughout the game at every level.
Football belongs to, and should be enjoyed by, everyone equally. Our commitment is to eliminate discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.
The following policy should be at the heart of the Club’s activities:

  • High Lane Football Club is responsible for setting standards and values to apply throughout the Club at every level. Football belongs to and should be enjoyed by everyone, equally. Our commitment is to confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of sex, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or disability.
  • Equality of opportunity at High Lane Football Club means that in all our activities we will not discriminate or in any way treat anyone less favourably, on grounds of sex, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability.
    This includes:

    • The advertisement for volunteers.
    • The selection of candidates for volunteers.
    • Courses.
    • External coaching and education activities and awards.
    • Football development activities.
    • Selection for teams.
    • Appointments to honorary positions.
  • High Lane Football Club will not tolerate sexual or racially based harassment or other discriminatory behaviour, whether physical or verbal, and will work to ensure that such behaviour is met with appropriate action in whatever context it occurs.
  • High Lane Football Club is committed to the development of the programme of ongoing training and awareness raising events and activities, in order to promote the eradication of discrimination within its own organisation, and within football as a whole.
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