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Social Media

Inappropriate use of social media can result in disciplinary action from your club or the FA. It is essential that you are fully aware of your rights and responsibilities when it comes to social media.

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Positives

Positives

Social Media can create a greater connection between supporters, players and clubs. This forum can also help to boost your public image, for example, by increasing awareness about any charitable activities you undertake.

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Negatives

Issues relating to football are often of interest to the public. It is important therefore to recognise that everything you say may be obtained and published by the media and may be misreported or misinterpreted.

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How does it affect you

Things to Remember

We have compiled a few brief points that you should remember when communicating or posting any comments on a social media network, whether this in the public domain or when private messaging.

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Further Contact

If you have any queries about the contents of these guidance notes or on the use of social media in general, please do not hesitate to contact the PFA.

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