Woodhouse Imperial Reserves have been awarded the Leicestershire Football Association's top fair play award for the best disciplinary record in the North Leicestershire Football League for the first half of the 2013 - 2014 season.
The award, comprising a certificate and £100 cheque, was made to the Imps, Team Manager Brett Davids by Idafe Perez-Jimenez of the Leicestershire FA at the Woodhouse Imps Ground in the presence of County Chairman, Dave Jamieson, North Leicestershire League Vice-Chair, Dave Want and President, Mike Jones.
Fair play awards are part of the Football Association's national Respect Initiative, which is to encourage teams to play the game in the right spirit; being competitive, while respecting the opposing team's players, supporters and officials.
The North Leicestershire League keeps a record of disciplinary points awarded for each match and contributed £25 to the Leicestershire FA's £75 to make up the award. Dave Want and Mike Jones said afterwards that they were proud to have such teams as Woodhouse Imps reserves setting an example in fair-play to others in the league.