FA outlines social media policy for players and staff

An FA video explaining its policy on social media conduct prohibits the following breaches:

  • Any comment about an match officials prior to a game
  • Any implication of bias about anyone at any time
  • Questioning the integrity of another participant
  • Making personal or offensive comments
  • Any comment that causes "detriment to the Game"

Former England full-back Graeme Le Saux explains in the video that the FA policy applies to social networks including (but not limited to) Twitter, Facebook and blogs.


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