Know Your Rights in Football
do you know your rights in football?
You have the right to...
You have the right to feel safe on and offline
You have the right to healthy relationships and appropriate boundaries
You have the right not to be bullied, harassed or intimidated
You have the right not to feel uncomfortable or unsafe
You have the right not to be discriminated against
What you can do...
Tell an adult you trust at home, school or college or at football
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or safeguarding@TheFA.com, or speak to a Designated Safeguarding Officer
Contact the NSPCC for free 0808 800 5000 or Childline 0800 1111 or visit their website for more information
If someone is in immediate danger dial 999 to speak to the Police
Set up privacy settings for your online profiles
Report inappropriate online behaviour to CEOP
Childline (Helpline: 0808 800 5000)
Samaritans (Helpline is open 24 hrs a day: 0116 123)
Clubs & Leagues, Do you have 16 and 17 year olds playing in adult teams?
You must safeguard 16/17 year-old players in open age adult football.
Follow our guidance and make sure you share the above information with your players so they know their rights!