Following recent incidents, Football Victoria (FV) wishes to remind our community of our shared responsibility to build a culture of respect within our game.
FV condemns any commentary – at matches/training or online - which may be interpreted as discriminatory or derogatory.
FV will take any action required on individuals who use inflammatory language in a public forum, which may include referral to our Grievance, Disciplinary and Tribunal (GDT) department for formal sanctions.
These may include but not limited to suspensions, revocation of media accreditation, loss of points, and banning from attending matches
FV takes our value of Respect very seriously and encourages our football community to foster an inclusive environment within our game.