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GROUND REGULATIONS

Notice: Entry to the Ground is expressly subject to acceptance by the visitor of these Ground Regulations and the rules and regulations of FIFA, UEFA, The Football Association, the Premier League and the English Football League (EFL) in respect of the relevant competition. The Ground Regulations incorporate the Club's Customer Charter (if any). Entry to the Ground shall constitute acceptance of the Ground Regulations.

"Ground" means this football stadium and all locations owned, occupied or utilised by the Club.

"Club" means this football club.

"Match" means any association football match (or any part or aspect of such a match) taking place at the Ground.

"Material" means any audio, visual or audio-visual material or any information or data.

“Football Authority” means each of the English Football League (EFL), the Premier League, The Football Association, the Football Association of Wales, FIFA, UEFA and any other relevant governing body of association football

1 Notwithstanding possession of any ticket the Club, any police officer or authorised steward may refuse entry to (or eject from) the Ground any person:
1.1 that fails (or in the Club’s reasonable opinion is likely to fail) to comply with these Ground Regulations or any reasonable instruction issued by a police officer or authorised steward or officer of the Club; and/or
1.2 whose presence within the Ground is, or could (in the Club’s reasonable opinion), constitute a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to any other person.

2 On no account will admission be granted to a person who is the subject of a current Banning Order under the Football Spectators Act 1989 (as amended) or has been convicted of ticket touting offences under the Criminal Justice and Public Order 1994 (as amended).

3 The Club excludes to the maximum extent permitted by law any liability for loss, injury or damage to persons/property in or around the Ground.

4 No guarantees can be given by the Club that a Match will take place at a particular time or on a particular date and the Club reserves the right to reschedule the Match without notice and without any liability whatsoever, save only to the extent provided pursuant to paragraph 5.

5 In the event of the postponement or abandonment of the Match, refunds (if any) will be made in accordance with the Club’s Customer Charter. The Club will have no further liability whatsoever, including (but not limited to) any indirect or consequential loss or damage, such as (but not limited to) loss of enjoyment or travel costs.

6 All persons seeking entrance to the Ground acknowledge the Club’s right to search any person entering the Ground and to refuse entry to or eject from the Ground any person refusing to submit to such a search.

7 The following articles must not be brought within the Ground - knives, fireworks, smoke canisters, air-horns, flares, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items, laser devices, bottles, glass vessels, cans, poles and any article that might be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety. Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to the Ground.

8 Further, you may not bring into the Ground:
for the avoidance of doubt and by way of example only, shall not include the capturing, logging, recording, transmitting, playing, issuing, showing, or any other communication of any Material for any commercial purposes); and (ii) no Material that is captured, logged, recorded, transmitted, played, issued, shown or otherwise communicated by a mobile telephone or other mobile device may be published or otherwise made available to any third parties including, without limitation, via social networking sites.
8.1 any sponsorship, promotional or marketing materials save in respect of official club merchandise and/or other football related clothing worn in good faith;
8.2 any flags or banners larger than those maximum dimensions permitted by the Club from time to time (or, in the absence of such stipulations, 2 metres x 1 metre) and/or of an offensive nature;
8.3 nor may you offer (either free or for sale by any person) any goods(including literature) of any nature, without the express written approval of the Club's Management.

9 The use of threatening behaviour, foul or abusive language is strictly forbidden and will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground. The Club may impose a ban for one or more Matches.

10 Racial, homophobic or discriminatory abuse, chanting or harassment is strictly forbidden and will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground. The Club may impose a ban for one or more Matches.

11 The following acts are offences under the Football (Offences) Act 1991 (as amended):
11.1 The throwing of any object within the Ground without lawful authority or excuse.
11.2 The chanting of anything of an indecent or racialist nature.
11.3 The entry onto the playing area or any adjacent area to which spectators are not generally admitted without lawful authority or excuse.
Conviction may result in a Banning Order being made.

12 All persons entering the Ground may only occupy the seat allocated to them by their ticket and must not move from any one part of the Ground to another without the express permission or instruction of any steward, officer of the Club and/or any police officer.

13 Nobody may stand in any seating area whilst play is in progress. Persistent standing in seated areas whilst play is in progress is strictly forbidden and may result in ejection from the Ground.

14 The obstruction of gangways, access ways, exits and entrances, stairways and like places is strictly forbidden. Nobody entering the Ground shall be permitted to climb any structures within the Ground.

15 EFL stadia are smoke-free and smoking is not permitted inside the Ground including the use of electronic cigarettes.

16 Mobile telephones and other mobile devices are permitted within the Ground
PROVIDED THAT (i) they are used for personal and private use only (which, for the avoidance of doubt and by way of example only, shall not include the capturing, logging, recording, transmitting, playing, issuing, showing, or any other communication of any Material for any commercial purposes); and (ii) no Material that is captured, logged, recorded, transmitted, played, issued, shown or otherwise communicated by a mobile telephone or other mobile device may be published or otherwise made available to any third parties including, without limitation, via social networking sites.

17 Under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (as amended), the following are offences for which a person can be arrested by a police officer and conviction could result in a Banning Order being made:
17.1 Attempting to enter the Ground or being inside the Ground whilst drunk;
17.2 Being in possession of any intoxicating liquor, or bottle, can or other portable container and which could cause damage or personal injury, when entering the Ground or in a public area of the Ground from which the event can be directly viewed.

18 Any individual who has entered any part of the Ground designated for the use of any group of supporters to which he does not belong may be ejected from the Ground either for the purposes of his own safety or for any other reason.

19 Save as set out in paragraph 16 above, no person (other than a person who holds an appropriate licence) may capture, log, record, transmit, play, issue, show or otherwise communicate (by digital or other means) any Material in relation to the Match, any players or other persons present in the Ground and/or the Ground, nor may they bring into the Ground or use within the Ground (or provide to, facilitate or otherwise assist another person to use within the Ground) any equipment or technology which is capable of capturing, logging, recording, transmitting, playing, issuing, showing or otherwise communicating (by digital or other means) any such Material.

20 The copyright, database rights and any other intellectual property rights in and to all Material that you produce at the Ground in relation to the Match, any players or other persons present in the Ground and/or the Ground (whether produced in breach of paragraph 19 above, or pursuant to paragraph 16 above, or otherwise) is hereby assigned (including by way of present assignment of future copyright pursuant to section 91 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) to the Club and the EFL. You further agree (if and whenever required to do so by the Club and/ or the EFL) to promptly execute all instruments and do all things necessary to vest the right, title and interest in such rights to the Club and the EFL absolutely and with full title guarantee.

21 No goods (including literature) of any nature may be offered either free or for sale by any person within the Ground without the express written permission of the Club.

22 Tickets are not transferable and may not be offered for sale without the prior written permission of the Club or otherwise in accordance with the relevant ticket terms and conditions. Any tickets that are transferred are transferred subject to these Ground Regulations. Any tickets offered for sale may be confiscated by any steward, officer of the Club or any police officer. The Club reserves the right to refuse admission to or eject from the Ground, and/or “blacklist”, any person who has offered for sale or transferred his/her ticket in contravention of the relevant ticket terms and conditions (and/or the holder of any ticket that has been transferred in contravention of the relevant ticket terms and conditions). Tickets remain the property of the Club at all times.

23 CCTV cameras are in use around and in the Ground. Body worn video cameras recording video and/or audio may also be used as appropriate, to record images or audio which identifies you as an individual, for example to record prohibited behaviours as referenced in paragraphs 9 and 10. The Club may itself use or pass to the police or any Football Authority or other clubs, any recordings for use in any proceedings.

24 At all times whilst present in the Ground, persons must comply with any and all instructions of any steward or officer of the Club and/or any police officer. Failure to comply with any instruction may lead to immediate ejection from the Ground.

25 By entering the Ground, all persons are acknowledging that photographic images and/or audio, visual and/or audio-visual recordings and/or feeds (and/or stills taken therefrom ) may be taken of them and may also be used, by way of example and without limitation, in televised coverage of the game and/or for promotional, training, editorial or marketing purposes by the Club, the EFL or others (including commercial partners and accredited media organisations) and entry into the Ground constitutes consent to such use. You further acknowledge that photographic images and/or audio, visual and/or audio-visual recordings and/or feeds (and/or stills taken therefrom) may be used (by the Club or by a third party, such as a law enforcement body) to identify you as an individual, where permitted by data protection laws, for the purposes of preventing or detecting crime, or any breach of these Ground Regulations. Information about the Club’s use of your personal data will be brought to your attention by the Club (see for example any applicable privacy policy, signage and/or other forms of announcement in or around the ground). For further information please contact the Club.

26 All ticket holders agree that the Matches for which the tickets have been purchased are public, and that their appearance and actions inside and in the perimeter of the Ground where a Match occurs are public in nature, and that they shall have no expectation of privacy with regard to their actions or conduct at Matches.

27 Further to paragraph 25, if such person is under 18 years of age, the parent, guardian, or responsible adult who is accompanying them into the Ground shall be deemed to have provided consent on their behalf.

28 Refused entry to (or ejection from) the Ground may lead to further action by the Club including, but not limited to, the withdrawal of any season ticket (without reimbursement), Club Membership and other benefits.

Published by the EFL. Season 2018/2019

Company name: Oxford United Football Club Limited

Company number: 470509

Contact Address:

Grenoble Road
Oxford
OX4 4XP


ask@oufc.co.uk

VAT registration No: 196 0917 76

Trade bodies or The English Football League Ltd, FL Interactive, The Football Association and the Oxfordshire Football Association
professional assocation
memberships:

Ownership: Oxford United Ownership
Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth  owns more than 10% of Oxford United Football Club Limited shares.

Job opportunities at Oxford United Football Club can be found here.

Oxford United in the Community Vacancy

Oxford United in the Community uses football both on and off the pitch to engage and inspire children and young people in Oxfordshire, and to help them improve their health, engage with education and gain access to the best opportunities in life.

At a time when the charity is looking to strengthen and build its reach, you can help in that endeavour by ensuring that our programmes run smoothly and are of the highest possible quality. With a view to securing financial sustainability the charity is currently developing a business plan around its trading subsidiary, with the support of a leading business coach and consultant. You will have the opportunity to work with the team to influence and implement that plan, and develop sales across holiday courses, development centres, after-school clubs and so on.

More information and application details at https://oxfordunitedcommunitytrust.breathehr.com/v/9H-0NAn-IpDGa8Okp04LnA

Applications close on Friday 10 August.

Performance Chef

Working closely with the Performance Nutritionist and the Sport Science team developing performance menus and recipes of food that can be cooked when required. This full-time role will require a flexible approach to working hours as there may be the requirement to work evenings and weekends to support the needs of the team. The successful applicant will be required to plan, order and deliver food of a high quality that meets the nutritional needs of the players.

DUTIES

  • To work in collaboration with the Performance Nutrition to plan innovative and performance focussed menus for First Team and U23s.
  •  Create menus and recipes based on the Performance Nutritionist recommendations and club’s catering guidelines.
  • Produce a high volume of food (70/80 covers) to a high quality at the training ground, normally two meals most days.
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours and adapt to changes in schedule and the needs of the team.
  • Prepare meals to be taken away with the players and staff.
  • Cater for individual dietary requirements
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours and adapt to changes in schedule and needs of the team.
  • Attend relevant staff meetings.
  • Sourcing local high-quality produce befitting a high performance team and keeping within budget and controlling portion sizes.
  •  Ensuring that high standards of cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all areas of the kitchen at all times.
  • Establishing controls to minimise food and supply waste.
  • To ensure equipment and food temperature readings are taken and recorded on a daily basis.
  • To carry out food safety risk assessments, the food safety management system and effective controls, at identified critical points and throughout the food handling process by working closely with the Health and Safety Manager.
  • To ensure food production and quality are in-line with HACCP and EHO regulations
  • Maintaining and rotating appropriate stock levels with an aim to providing high standards.
  • Ensuring delivery notes are checked against requisitions and any identified discrepancies are reported to the supplier.
  • To ensure food standards and costs agreed with the General Manager are consistently achieved and maintained liaising with contacts to ensure best prices and deals available.
  • To complete any other reasonable request by Manager, Club Secretary and Sports Science team.

 Qualifications 

Essential

  • BTEC HND in Professional Cookery or BTEC HNC in Cookery or Hospitality Catering working towards a HND 
  • Level 3 or above Food Hygiene Certificate 
  • Evidence of continual professional development and a desire to increase sport nutrition knowledge
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience of working in professional sport
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Attention to detail and the ability to identify and solve problems 
  • Excellent leadership and personnel management skills 
  • The ability to communicate concisely, assertively and effectively and at all levels of the organisation 
  • Ability to work flexibly including evenings and weekends 
  • Ability to prioritise between conflicting demands

Desirable

  • Degree or Diploma in Sport Nutrition
  • Relevant qualification in Health & Safety 
  • Experience in a Michelin Star Restaurant 

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV, a covering letter including your salary expectations and your availability to start to Andrea Owen: aowen@oufc.co.uk

As part of our commitment to providing a safe environment for children and adults at risk you will be asked during the recruitment process, to obtain a check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Oxford United Boys Academy Staff...
OUFC are looking to appoint a number of new part-time coaches for our Boys Academy Programme.
This is an exciting time for the Academy with a number of changes that will see us moving forward as we look to provide a development platform for the best young players in Oxfordshire.

If you are an ambitious and hard-working Level 2 coach with a passion for "investing into the lives of young footballers" then get in touch....
Full job description and details can been seen below - all applications should be made by email to Academy manager Dan Harris by Friday 30th March and should include a covering letter and current Footballing CV.

We actively encourage applications from local coaches here in Oxfordshire and are also an equal opportunities employer.

OUFC Academy Coach Job Advert.pdf

OUFC Academy Coach job description.pdf

Community Coach

The Oxford United Youth and Community Trust continues to grow and is currently looking for enthusiastic coaches who would like to help develop the skills of children of all ages across Oxfordshire.

The successful applicants will be required to deliver a range of community activities to schools, clubs and organisations across the county. Responsible to the School Sports Manager and Development Centre Manager, the coaches will ensure that each child has the individual attention they require, while ensuring that regardless of whether the child is the strongest or fastest in a group, every child can fulfil their individual potential.

Essential

FA Level 1 Coaching Award

Current FA Safeguarding

Current FA Emergency Aid

Current DBS

Own Transport (Full clean driving licence)

Reliable, dependable, committed

Time Management

Good communication skills

High level of Customer Service

Taking initiative

Enthusiastic

 

Desirable

FA Level 2 or above

FA Youth Award or working towards

Other NGB Qualifications

Experience coaching 2 – 16 year olds

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Dan Saunders at Oxford United Football Club, Grenoble Road, Oxford , OX44XP or email dsaunders@oufc.co.uk

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MATCH-DAY VOLUNTEERS

Oxford United in the Community are always seeking to recruit, develop and reward a committed team of volunteers to fill a wide variety of roles for our club.

Building a substantial base of volunteers is essential if we are to deliver a truly fantastic football match-day experience.
Whether you are a student looking for vital experience in your course or you have some spare time and would like to help out at Oxford United, please get in touch.

There are opportunities for match-day volunteers and some of the positions available include:
• Match-day family area assistant
• Match-day furry mascots 
• Match-day guides and helpers

If you are interested in joining the team, please email Lauren Haynes: lhaynes@oufc.co.uk.

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MATCH DAY SAFETY STEWARDS

For a PDF of the job description, click HERE.

To apply for the job, contact Ian Mixter: imixter@oufc.co.uk

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MATCH DAY STEWARD - FIRE SAFETY

For a PDF of the job description, click HERE

To apply for the job, contact Ian Mixter: imixter@oufc.co.uk

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MATCH DAY STEWARD TURNSTILE OPERATORS

For a PDF of the job description, click HERE

To apply for the job, contact Ian Mixter: imixter@oufc.co.uk

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TRIALS

We receive hundreds of requests for trials every year. The club does not hold open trials but does read every application. These should be sent via email to recruitment@oufc.co.uk and include a full football CV and any supporting douments

The Club Charter can be downloaded as a PDF here: Supporters Charter 2018