If a safeguarding issue does arise, please don’t ignore it. Take action by contacting the clubs Child Welfare Officer (CWO) immediately. The current club CWO contact details can be found on our committee page. Please keep their number stored in your phone in case of emergency.
Whistle-blowing can be used as an early warning system or when it’s recognised that appropriate actions have not been taken. It is about revealing and raising concerns over misconduct or malpractice within an organisation or within an independent structure associated with it.
Any adult or young person with concerns about a colleague can also use whistle-blowing by contacting the clubs CWO via the committee page or The FA’s Safeguarding team on 0800 169 1863 Extension 6300 or 6400 or via email on [email protected]. Alternatively you can go direct the Police.
The FAs guidance on safeguarding in football
Care and report your concerns there. Or contact the Child Protection in Sport Unit via [email protected] or the NSPCC Helpline via 0808 800 5000 or by emailing [email protected]