The LSL will closely monitor social media from now on, and any disparaging comments and/or actions against Referee’s,Teams,Players or the League will be dealt with under the rules of the FAI.
RULE 17. BRINGING THE GAME INTO DISREPUTE
Any Member or Participant who has brought the game of football or the FAI into disrepute by any means, written, verbal, by action or otherwise shall be sanctioned with a suspension and/or fine and/or a ban on performing any football related activity or other sanction deemed appropriate.
RULE 18. DISPARAGING COMMENTS AND/OR ACTIONS
1. Public comment and/or actions of the following nature may result in disciplinary sanction:
a) Comments and/or actions which are offensive or threatening in any way and/or;
b) Comments and/or actions causing damage to the game or the FAI or bringing the game or the FAI into disrepute and/or;
c) Unsubstantiated allegations or comments which question the integrity of any person or body or are disparaging in any way;
d) Publication of material which questions the integrity of any person or body or are disparaging in any way.