Brechin City Football Club

Glebe Park, Brechin, Angus DD9 6BJ

Tel : 01356 623344
Email :

Disorderly Conduct Policy

In accordance with the below rules, Brechin City Football Club has a duty to ensure that its players, officials, supporters and any other person connected with the club do not engage in any conduct deemed unacceptable under these rules. This applies both on the occasion of an official match at our home stadium or at official away matches played by the Club.

Disorderly Conduct means;

(i) Conduct which stirs up or sustains, or is likely or designed to stir up or sustain, hatred or ill will against or towards a group or persons based on their membership or presumed membership of a group defined by reference to a Category or against an individual who is or is presumed to be of the following categories:

• Gender, colour, race, nationality (including citizenship) or ethnic or national origin

• Membership or presumed membership, of a religious group or of a social or cultural group with perceived religious affiliation

• Sexual orientation

• Transgender identity

• Disability

by the person or persons engaged in the Conduct to be a member of such group.

(ii) Using threatening, abusive or insulting words or conduct

(iii) Displaying any writing or other thing which is threatening, abusive or insulting, or

(iv) Using words or conduct or displaying writing or other thing which indicates support for, or affiliation to, or celebration of, or opposition to an organisation or group proscribed in terms of the Terrorism Act 2000, and any successive or replacement legislation thereto:


Any Person committing Disorderly conduct and/or any person who assists another or others to commit Disorderly conduct, may be subject to any, or a combination of the following;

• Refusal of entry to the stadium

• Removal from the stadium

• Suspension from attending matches of Brechin City

• Indefinite ban from attending matches of Brechin City

• Be the subject of a report to Police Scotland and/or any prosecuting authorities which may result in possible criminal proceedings

Brechin City will treat any breaches of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policies very seriously and will take appropriate disciplinary action when required. The ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy is with the Chairman, Kevin Mackie and the Board/Directors. As a Club, Brechin City FC seeks to achieve excellence both on and off the pitch. Complaints and Compliance Brechin City Football Club regards all of the forms of discriminatory behaviour, including (but not limited to) behaviour described below, as unacceptable and is concerned to ensure that individuals feel able to raise any bona fide grievance or complaint related to such behaviour without fear of being penalised for doing so. Brechin City Football Club will take appropriate disciplinary action against any employee, member or volunteer, spectator or supporter who is found, after a full investigation, to have violated our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policies. Any requirement for investigation and any subsequent disciplinary action will be implemented by the Board and Directors under Chairman, Kevin Mackie.

Any complaints should be directed towards the Club Secretary, Gary Robertson at Brechin City FC, Glebe Park, Brechin DD9 6BJ or by email to

July 23