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Safeguarding and Welfare



This has been and continues to be an exceedingly difficult time for everyone with many pressures and worries.  If you are a young person who is feeling anxious or worried, then talking to a parent, relative, friend or one of the organisations listed below can help and support you through these challenging times

If you are concerned about online activity, abuse or potential grooming, then please click the CEOP button below.

Young Minds are able to offer tips, help and guidance if you feel you need support with mental health issues

Childline help with any issue you are going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it's something big or small, trained counsellors are there to support you

Oxfordshire FA, along with local leagues and clubs are committed to ensuring all young people have a positive and enjoyable football experience in a safe and inclusive environment.

CEOPIn this section of our website you will find safeguarding information that supports this ethos along with information on how to access support along and how to report concerns.

To support this Oxfordshire FA’s dedicated safeguarding team can be contacted as shown on the side panel along so if you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact our team who are here to help

If you are a young person who is need of immediate help, support or advice then please click on the CEOP button next to this, where you will receive confidential support.

Thank you for your support in 'Keeping Football Safe' for all our young people

For more safeguarding information on specific areas of the game please click the boxes below.



If you have a question about anything to do with safeguarding or player welfare - talk to Nigel!

Oxfordshire FA's Education, Safeguarding and Referee Support Manager, Nigel Saverton, is on hand to help with anything you need.

Drop him an email via



Please click the link below to read answers for some of our frequently asked questions when it comes to safeguarding.