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Player Support


From youth to retirement, we're here to support your journey in football.

Whether you're looking for information on suspension, discipline, retirement or inclusion, this section will ensure you are up-to-date on all the latest information concerning player support.

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Written Reasons

Written Reasons

Safeguarding and Welfare

Safeguarding and Welfare
Everyone in football has a responsibility to make our game safe and enjoyable.

For example, if as a player you have a concern about the treatment of an under-18 player at your club, you have a duty to report it. There are various confidential ways to do this.

Find out how The FA and Nottinghamshire FA manages safeguarding nationally and locally. You’ll also find detailed information on the game’s safeguarding strategy, including reporting concerns.


Inclusion - Football is For All


Football is open and accessible for all
Written Reasons

Tackling Discrimination

How to report discrimination - wherever it happens
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Reporting Concerns

If you feel that an adult connected to your league or club (e.g. a referee, coach or a volunteer) is mistreating someone under the age of 18, there are various confidential ways you can report this.

By ‘mistreating’, we mean behaving towards under-18s in a physical or verbal way you believe is threatening or makes the young person feel scared or bad.

Find out more and watch a short film The FA has produced explaining how to report your concerns. Of course, everything is completely confidential.


About Full-Time

FULL-TIME is the easy way of managing your football leagues online. The FA is offering it free to all affiliated leagues across the country.

FULL-TIME is the only league administration package that works in conjunction with TheFA.com, your County website and Whole Game System.