Article 3 Definitions - Fair Play

UEFA Fair Play Regulations

Content Type
Technical Regulations
Specific Regulations
Fair Play
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
1 July 2015

In the context of these regulations, the following definitions apply:

  1. fair play: means acting according to ethical principles which, in particular, oppose the concept of sporting success at any price, promote integrity and equal opportunities for all competitors, and emphasise respect of the personality and worth of everyone involved in a sporting event.

  2. team official: coach, assistant coach or other team staff;

  3. referee team: referee, assistant referees, additional assistant referees (if any) and fourth official.


In these regulations, the use of the masculine form refers equally to the feminine.