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  30/03/2011: Fair Play
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Fair Play is considered one of the most important elements in the game of football. It is included as a major rule in FIFA's own Code of Conduct. 

Fair Play is defined by FIFA very extensively; "Winning is without value if victory has been achieved unfairly or dishonestly. Cheating is easy but brings no pleasure. Playing fair requires courage and character. It is also more satisfying. Fair Play always has its reward, even when the game is lost. Playing fair earns you respect, while cheats are detested. Remember: it's only a game. And games are pointless unless played fairly".

To Play Fair is to play with grace and dignity, it is to promote the more encouraging points to the supporters and to the younger generations so that the game is turned around into a more socially enjoyable experience.

If we used the number of Yellow Cards (1 point) and Red Cards (2 points) as indicators of Fair Play, the following are "Serie A Fair Play" standings this season until week 30:

 

Rank

Team

Yellow

Red

Points

1

Internazionale

48

1

50

2

Udinese

48

4

56

3

AC Milan

50

3

56

4

Genoa

49

4

57

5

Lazio

52

4

60

6

Juventus

52

5

62

7

Palermo

59

3

65

8

Sampdoria

60

3

66

9

Bologna

62

2

66

10

Cagliari

66

0

66

11

Fiorentina

59

4

67

12

Bari

58

5

68

13

Cesena

59

5

69

14

Catania

58

6

70

15

Napoli

71

4

79

16

Lecce

67

7

81

17

Brescia

76

3

82

18

AS Roma

69

7

83

19

Chievo

78

3

84

20

Parma

71

7

85


By coincidence, Lazio's Fair Play standing is similar to the team achievements which is in 5th place.

The bottom 3 dirtiest teams are: AS Roma, Chievo, and Parma. 

(laziali)
 
 
  Comments
 
 
EKa baron 4/1/2011 4:40:33 AM
well, Rioma should go down to B. I'm sick to wach their Games without they earn a penalt. Rigore pa Rioma! rioma fogna da sta citta
 
 
 
 
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