Players must wear the official LSFC uniform at all games.
The following items are required:
- Football boots – compulsory (even at training)
- Shin pads – compulsory (even at training)
- Club socks – available from our online shop
- Club shorts – available from our online shop
- Jerseys are provided by the Club before the first game – to be returned to your Team Manager at the end of the season.
- Players, other than goalkeepers, are not to wear hats during the games.
For any equipment or jersey enquiries Team Officials should email our Equipment Officer.
Players are permitted to wear sports goggles, sports glasses or sports sunglasses as long as, in the opinion of the match official, they pose no danger to the player or other players. The Optometrists Association of Australia has stated that children involved in sport, requiring assisted vision, should wear protective eyewear such as sports goggles or sports glasses with soft or flexible frames fitted with a plastic or polycarbonate lens.
Several years ago, FIFA endorsed a view of its IFAB Committee and stated following: “New technology has made sports spectacles much safer, both for the player … and other players. We expect referees to take full account of this fact and it would be considered extremely unusual for a referee to prevent a player taking part in a match because he or she was wearing modern sports spectacles.”
While this statement endorses the wearing of modern sports spectacles this does not stop an individual referee refusing permission. The decision to allow a player to wear or not wear particular glasses or goggles under FIFA directives is still up to the individual referee. As such we recommend players have a certificate on hand at games from their Optometrist detailing their need to wear sports goggles or glasses.
Regulations regarding jewellery are covered by the Laws of the Game – Law 4
LAW 4 – PLAYERS’ EQUIPMENT
SAFETY – “A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to himself or another player (including any kind of jewellery).”
This includes anti-discrimination bands, leather necklaces and any other loose wristbands.
The taping of jewellery is no longer allowed (including earrings and wedding rings).
Sweatbands may be worn.
Any player not complying with these regulations will not be allowed to play.
FFA Notice: Medic Alert Bracelets and Necklaces
Medical alert bracelets and necklaces may be worn but they must be taped securely as per the Football NSW Jewellery Policy.