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Encouraging stats for Respect

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Progress continues to be made in the Football Association's Respect programme with recorded improvements in on-field behaviour and recruitment of referees.

A few recent high-profile incidents in the Premier League have led some critics to suggest the initiative is failing to deliver but latest figures suggest positive changes are taking place.

As of the start February, six-monthly statistics show cautions for dissent are down in nine of the 15 senior leagues and divisions of the Premier League, Football League and National League system.

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