Der/Die SFA Compliance Officer - Eine Sammlung

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    • Der/Die SFA Compliance Officer - Eine Sammlung

      Neu

      DIe SFA führte vor einiger Zeit den sogenannten Compliance Officer ein, der bestimmte Situationen nach einem Spiel bewerten soll und gegebenenfalls nachträglich Sanktionen bzw. STrafen verhängt.

      Wieso, weshalb, warum? Nun, der SFA Boss hat mal eine Aufgabenbeschreibung gegeben:


      SFA release wide-ranging Q&A addressing compliance officer role, fast track tribunals and bid to improve 'transparency'
      The disciplinary procedure has been a hot topic in recent weeks and the governing body has responded.



      The SFA have aimed to quell growing frustrations over their compliance process after releasing a wide-ranging Q&A covering a host of recent talking points.
      The disciplinary procedure has been a hot topic in recent weeks following the decision not to take action against Alfredo Morelos following a series of incidents during Rangers win over Celtic.
      Celtic released a statement criticising the decision after the Colombian had clashed with Scott Brown, Ryan Christie and Anthony Ralston.
      Referee John Beaton also received threats after the derby match between the sides.
      Record Sport exclusively revealed Scottish whistlers believe Beaton and Willie Collum have been hung out to dry by their employers after a string of "mysterious inconsistencies".

      But that's not been the only issue this season with supporters, players and managers being left scratching their heads over a host of incidents with many seeking clarification over the mandate of the compliance officer.
      Fans have been clamoring for a reply and the governing body has responded by choosing to release a statement at the close of play on a Friday night.

      Here's the Q&A in full


      Can the compliance officer take retrospective action for on-field incidents?

      SFA: "The compliance officer can only raise a fast track notice of complaint and take retrospective action when an on field incident, or an exceptional part of an on field incident, has been unseen by the match officials.
      "When investigating a potential fast track case, the compliance officer does not seek any opinion on the incident from the match officials, or ask them to reconsider any decision made. This has not changed. The decision of the referee regarding facts connected with play will always be respected in line with the laws of the game. It is for this reason that the disciplinary rules relating to retrospective action only come into effect when an incident, or part of an incident, is unseen by the match officials.
      "When the match officials confirm an on field incident is unseen, the compliance officer seeks opinions from three independent experts. Those experts are drawn from a pool of former category 1 referees, who are up to date with current refereeing guidelines. A fast track notice of complaint can only competently be raised when all three experts provide written evidence that the incident constituted a sending off offence."


      How does the claims process work?
      SFA: "In certain circumstances a player or a club can raise a claim against a wrongful dismissal, mistaken identity, or wrongful caution for simulation.
      "A specially trained fast track tribunal determines whether there has been an obvious refereeing error based on the case put forward by the player/club, a factual report by the referee, and the relevant laws of the game. Every fast track tribunal includes an expert on the laws of the game. If it is determined that an obvious refereeing error has been made, the disciplinary action taken by the match referee can be rescinded by the fast track tribunal.
      "It should be noted that the compliance officer is not involved in the claims process. In addition, the disciplinary department itself does not make any decision on whether a sanction should be imposed, or a red card rescinded."


      Has the system changed this season?

      FA: "The rules relating to the claims procedure and fast track notices of complaint changed for season 2018/19 following extensive consultation across the Scottish footballing family. "There was input on the proposed revisions to Section 13 of the judicial panel protocol (relating to fast track proceedings) from a range of different stakeholders. This included clubs, players’ representatives, the head of referee operations, and the Scottish Senior Football Referees Association. All parties agreed that the revisions were appropriate and necessary."


      What information is published?

      SFA: "A focussed effort has been made by to improve transparency and understanding of the disciplinary processes this season.
      "The disciplinary section of the Scottish FA website makes available all of the recent determinations of the disciplinary tribunals. It also includes full written reasons for each of the cases determined by a fast track tribunal. Those reasons may include excerpts from the referee’s statement. Referees are advised as part of the process that the statements provided by them are evidence, to be considered by the tribunal."


      In summary

      "We are committed to enforcing the highest standards of behaviour and professionalism across the Scottish game.
      "It is our responsibility to protect match officials and the integrity of the laws of the game and apply our disciplinary rules with fairness and consistency."

      dailyrecord.co.uk/sport/footba…-wide-ranging-qa-13843784



      Die amtierende CO:



      SFA schrieb:

      Saturday 18 August 2018




      The Scottish FA is pleased to confirm that Clare Whyte has been appointed as our new Compliance Officer, replacing the outgoing Tony McGlennan.
      Clare joins from the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, where she is currently a Procurator Fiscal Depute.

      She obtained her undergraduate degree and diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Strathclyde before graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, with a Masters degree in International Human Rights Law.

      Clare, who has experience of grassroots football, will begin her new role later this month and engage in a handover period with the outgoing Compliance Officer.
      Ian Maxwell, Scottish FA Chief Executive, said: “I am delighted that we have been able to appoint someone with Clare’s credentials to what is an important role within the Scottish FA.

      “It’s also a vital position within Scottish football as a whole that comes with its own unique challenges and pressures and I am convinced Clare will be an asset to the organisation and the game in this country.

      “I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Tony for his excellent work over the last four years with the Scottish FA.
      “Tony has worked tirelessly to modernise a judicial system we can be proud of.
      “A few of those tweaks have come into play this season after a year of consultation. It’s a legacy Tony can take great satisfaction in and I am sure Clare will benefit from what has been put in place in the weeks and months to come.
      “I know I speak for everyone in here by wishing him all the very best in his future plans.”



      scottishfa.co.uk/news/scottish…f-new-compliance-officer/

      Man kann sich die Judical Protocols - also die Richtlinien des CO etc. herunterladen:
      scottishfa.co.uk/scottish-fa/f…ary/disciplinary-updates/ (rechts, lädt eine PDF herunter)

      Mal zur Übersicht aus dem Dokument:


      CAUTIONABLE OFFENCES

      B1 Unsporting Behaviour

      There are different circumstances when a player must be cautioned for unsporting behaviour which include, but are not limited to, when a player:
      a) Impedes an opponent with contact
      b) Recklessly trips or attempts to trip an opponent
      c) Recklessly tackles or challenges an opponent
      d) Recklessly kicks or attempts to kick an opponent
      e) Denies an opponent an obvious goal scoring opportunity as defined by Law 12
      f) Holds or pushes an opponent
      g) Commits an offence which interferes with or stops a promising attack outwith the penalty area
      h) Excessively celebrates the scoring of a goal as defined by Law 12
      i) Handles the ball deliberately
      j) Shows a lack of respect for the game
      k) Commits an act of simulation
      l) Commits any other offence(s) deemed by a match official to be unsporting behaviour

      B2 Dissent by Word or Action
      B3 Persistently offending against Laws of the Game
      B4 Delaying the restart of play
      B5 Failing to respect the required distance at restart of play
      B6 Entering or re-entering or deliberately leaving the field of play without the referee’s permission


      ... mehr kommt.


      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!


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      Der erste CO gab November 2014 mal eine Aufgabenbeschreibung etc. ...


      Vincent Lunny: Q&A with former SFA compliance officer


      Former Scottish Football Association compliance officer Vincent Lunny has spoken publicly for the first time since leaving the role.
      Lunny was the SFA's first compliance officer, and after three years in the role has left to train to become an advocate.
      In a wide-ranging interview with BBC Scotland's Jim Spence, Lunny offered an insight into the role and some of the difficulties he faced trying to enforce the laws of the game.
      Here are some of the questions put to Lunny, and his answers:

      How would you explain the role of compliance officer?
      "It's probably easier if I split it into two - the panel and how it's made up, and how I fitted in to that.
      "The panel is made up of about 100 volunteers. They were from a broad spectrum of people from both football and non-football positions.
      "From the football side there were some ex-players but not a great many, and we were always looking to get more to join the panel. A number of former grade one referees, who were particularly useful with regard to red card appeals. The third group from the football side were in relation to club directors, people from various clubs from all levels from the Premiership down to lower divisions.

      "From outside football we had civil servants, solicitors, advocates, QCs, sheriffs and retired High Court judges, so a broad mix of legal and non-legal, with civil servants, businessmen, people from other disciplinary, tribunal backgrounds and panel members from other sports, who all brought their own experiences as judges and jurys effectively for the panel.
      "Every case was run before a panel of three, they would be picked usually on the Monday or Tuesday, once we knew what the business was. They would sit and hear the evidence from my side and the club side, and come to a conclusion based on the evidence. I fitted into that effectively as the prosecutor. Where cases were brought to my attention I would prepare them and present them to the panel at the Thursday meetings and ask them to find the breach proved, and then proceed to sanction if that was appropriate."

      Is the role and the panel's role at arm's length from the SFA as governing body?
      "The panel, certainly yes, very much independent. They are volunteers, they give up their time freely because they love football and they are certainly at arm's length and I think the results where they go against the SFA, or against me I should say, are testament to the fact they are at arm's length. I wasn't at arm's length, I was paid by the SFA. Having said that, I was very much left to get on with the job and the decision whether or not to take the case forward was solely mine."

      What about suggestions that there was 'trial by TV'?
      "It was never the case. Trial by TV was an argument we had almost every year. With regard to the fast-track, the compliance officer, myself, was taking forward about a dozen cases a year, whereas the clubs were appealing red cards by TV evidence usually, in about 25 to 30 cases a year, so the video evidence was used by clubs to their advantage twice as much as I was using it to their detriment, effectively.

      "If you look at it in the context of the annual turnover of cases, about a dozen were taken forward by me and I was processing about 300 cases a year, so a tiny percentage of the overall business. The vast majority of the work came through referee reports, usually in relation to manager misconduct on the touchline."

      How did the system work in terms of reaching judgements?
      "The system is based on civil proceedings as set out in the protocol and it was always set up on that basis. In all civil proceedings the standard is the balance of probabilities - beyond reasonable doubt is reserved for crimes because there is an awful lot more at stake and no matter how serious we take the football, and a lot is at stake in some of these cases, no-one's liberty is on the line, no-one is going to jail if they are found in breach of the protocol.
      "It's difficult when it comes down to one person's word against another's and the panel have to be satisfied that the case is proved on the balance of probabilities."

      Should the hearings be open to the public?
      "I wouldn't be in favour of that. The panel members are unpaid, giving up their free time, and we saw following the Rangers case where panel members were named in the press, that there were repercussions from that and police were camped outside those individuals' doors for a number of days.
      "In another case a panel member's car was vandalised after his name became known, and following that I'd be in favour of matters proceeding as they are. If the public were granted access I think it would turn into a circus."

      Should the public be given an abridged version of the judgement and the findings?
      "It's a possibility and it's something we looked at over the three years. Again the difficulty was we're dealing with volunteers as oppose to the FA, for example, where in Wembley the panel members are paid and there's an expectation they will produce written reasons for every case. It was something that was discussed and might be seen more frequently going forward if the case is serious enough or complicated enough."

      How did you react to criticism from a manager in public?
      "The first manager who had a pop at me was Terry Butcher. He came out of a hearing, 'kangaroo court' was mentioned and Terry wasn't happy. Our head of communications set up a meeting with Terry for him and me to sit down. For me, I was a bit star-struck, it was me and Terry Butcher having a coffee at Hampden so it was quite an experience. I sat with him and explained how the system worked and Terry came away with a changed view of the system.
      "Terry was thereafter very positive, he would come down to all his red card appeals and latterly with a few of his cases, he would come in for his red card appeal with a ball under his arm, and re-enact the challenge in front of the panel on the carpet. I remember one where his player had been sent off for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity and Terry was rolling the ball along the carpet, he had one of the panel members, who was about 70, up pretending he was the defender and Terry was trying to show the tackle. The rest of us were thinking 'he's going to kill him,' this guy's about 70 and Terry Butcher's going in to tackle him on a carpet, it's not going to end well. Having gone from being very critical of the system, Terry bought into it and used it to his advantage, as he should have done, where his players were wrongly sent off."

      Was there more pressure with high-profile cases?
      "It wasn't something I was used to with regard to the public pressure. Where that manifested the most was any time I was sending out a complaint, where it was a Neil Lennon or Ally McCoist case, in fact anyone in the Premiership, I was always extra careful over my spelling and grammar. The last thing I wanted was that in the public domain and not being able to write properly."

      Do you think the average fan has a real understanding of the difficulty you faced?
      "It's hard to answer that. My experiences were quite surprising to be honest, I got a lot of letters and emails over the three years and it always surprised me how polite most of them were, despite what you think about abuse, and there were things written on fan forums that were abusive and unpleasant and I tended to ignore them.

      "They key things for fans to appreciate is that the SFA is simply, through the compliance officer, presenting a case. The Scottish FA doesn't decide the case one way or another, that's for the panel to do, who are as we said at arm's length from the SFA. If the fans understand that core element then they're a good way to appreciating what the job entails and how difficult it can be."

      What advice would you give to your successor?
      "Don't read the fan websites. Sit down in your office with the door closed, read the reports and make your decision based on your gut reaction as to whether there's been a rule breached or not, and process the evidence on that basis and take it forward."

      How would you sum up your time in the job?
      "A great experience, there aren't many jobs or opportunities you get that really change your career or your life and working with the Scottish FA as compliance officer was certainly one of them. In particular it was the only opportunity I was ever going to get of playing at Hampden, and for me that was the highlight of the three years."

      bbc.com/sport/football/30139149
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!


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      Here's how the Notice of Complaint/Tribunal table looks...

      Rangers - 9
      Kilmarnock - 6
      Hearts - 6
      Aberdeen - 5
      Hibs - 5
      Livingston - 5
      St Johnstone - 4
      Motherwell - 4
      Dundee - 4
      Hamilton - 3
      St Mirren - 1
      Celtic - 0

      Amazing that ‍♂️
      — Four Lads Had a Dream (@4ladshadadream) February 10, 2019

      Und in den letzten 2 Spielzeiten ... twitter.com/durko92/status/1094647356119793666/video/1
      :rfc: Ignore The Nonsense, The Irrelevant & The Noise :rfc:
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      Dinge ...

      pbs.twimg.com/media/Dy_vF8eXQAEaPDk.jpg

      ... dumm, wenn die Statistik nicht lügt. 52 Mal wurde jemand der Premiership vom CO belangt. Durchschnitt wäre 4.3 Mal pro Mannschaft. Wir liegen beim Doppelten, die Yahoos haben nicht eine Einladung bekommen.

      Und dann schafft ein Yahoo-Fan namens Paul Larkin in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Verein und dessen Beauftragten Tom Boyd eine "Dokumentation" namens "Anyone but Celtic", mit der er beweisen will, daß die SFA und die Schiedsrichter seit Jahrzehnten für die Rangers arbeiten und Celtic benachteiligen. Da schaue man doch bitte mal auf die Verteilung der letzten Pokale und Meisterschaften und die hahnebüchenen Entscheidungen nicht zuletzt in Spielen gegen uns oder eben den fehlenden Reaktionen des CO auf Fouls und Simulationen oder noch übler die Gelbe und Rote Karten Statistik.

      Da fehlen einem die Worte.
      Gæð a Wyrd swa hio scel!


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