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Matchday Advice

Matchday Advice

Shelfield United actively encourage and promote a positive atmosphere for all when visiting our grounds. Therefore, please take a moment to read the following information:

How To Find Us

Our address is:

Shelfield United (Rear of Manor Farm Community Association)
King George Crescent,
Rushall, Walsall,

There is parking on site. Please pull in to the large Manor Farm car park and proceed to the left. Our gate is located at the bottom left of the car park.

Home Kit

Unless you have been advised otherwise by a member of our coaching team, our teams play in a home kit which consists of a blue top and blue shorts.

Standing Area’s

Only managers and coaches are permitted to stand at the side of the pitch without the RESPECT barrier. Please ensure that any spectators including non-playing children stand behind the RESPECT barrier.

COVID Guidelines

Please adhere to the following COVID rules:

  • One parent spectator per player.
  • Please scan the QR code as you arrive on site, they are situated near the containers.
  • Stand 2m apart on the sideline.
  • Please keep shouting to a minimum.
  • Regularly sanitise your hands.

If you have any issues or questions regarding our COVID guidelines please speak to a coach on the day or contact us.

COVID Risk Assessment

General Rules

  • Please do not smoke near or around the children.
  • Please pick up and dispose of your litter in the bins provided (near the containers).

Emergency Action Plan

First Aiders:

Richard Gough07931722123
Iain McCullum07834004128
Pete Grice07891814581
Ricardo Atlan07870439662
Carl Thompson07973700774
Mark Adams07818191711

All First Aid qualified coaches wear a First Aid badge.

First Aid Equipment Locations:

DefibrillatorEquipment Container (Car Park)
First AidNearest Occupied Pitch

Access Routes:

  1. For Ambulance – See Site Plan.
  2. Pitch to Ambulance – See Site Plan.

Other Information:

Nearest Hospital:
Walsall Manor Hospital, Moat Road, Walsall, WS2 9PS. 01922721172

Directions to Hospital:
Exit car park, turn left and follow road. Turn left at bottom of road to Mc Donalds. Turn left and follow signs to Walsall. Follow hospital signs (clearly marked) from Walsall.

Journey Time:
Approx. 14 minutes.

Parents Code of Conduct

Parents/spectators have a great influence on children’s enjoyment and success in football. All children play football because they first and foremost love the game – it’s fun. It is important to remember that however good a child becomes at football within your club it is important to reinforce the message to parents/spectators that positive encouragement will contribute to:

  • Children enjoying football 
  • A sense of personal achievements
  • Self-esteem 
  • Improvement in the child’s skills and techniques

A parents/spectators expectations and attitudes have a significant bearing on a child’s attitudes towards: 

  • Other players
  • Officials 
  • Managers
  • Spectators

Parents/spectators within the club are expected to be positive and encouraging towards all of the children, not just their own, at all times.

Encourage parents/spectators to: 

  • Applaud the opposition as well as your own team. 
  • Avoid coaching the children during the game. 
  • Refrain from shouting and screaming. 
  • Respect the referee’s decision 
  • Give attention to each of the children involved in football, not just the most talented. 
  • Give encouragement to everyone to participate in football.

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