Role in Football

Grassroots coach or manager (Includes assistants) working  with under-18s. This includes those working in open-age adult football with 16/17-year-old players

Speak to your Club Welfare Officer (CWO)

Club Welfare Officer

Speak to your CFA Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO)

Referee, referee mentor, referee coach, referee assessor and referee tutor in under-18 football

Contact your CFA Referee Development Officer (RDO) or CFA Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO)

Working in a private soccer school or unaffiliated football

You may not be able to get an FA enhanced DSB Check - call 0845 210 8080 or email for advice

Working in a Premier League club or English Football League Club

Contact the Designated Safeguarding Officer at your club

Unsure what you should be doing?

Call 0845 210 8080 or email for advice