Safeguarding children and young people is everyone’s responsibility. Clearly within football, The FA, as the game’s governing body in England, has a responsibility to put in place the best possible framework to ensure children* have fun and enjoy the game safely. However, it’s also a difficult and sometimes complex area that can affect the lives of everyone involved. This brief guide addresses the most frequently-asked questions about The FA’s important role in safeguarding.

Safeguarding Guidance Document