Safeguarding and Welfare

Keeping Football Safe



At the Amateur Football Alliance, safeguarding is our number one priority and we are committed to ensuring children, young people and adults at risk are able to play football in a safe, fun and positive environment. We are on hand to offer safeguarding advice and support to our hundreds of volunteers across the grassroots game.

Our Designated Safeguarding Officer, Dyahanne Sappleton, is available to contact should you have any safeguarding queries or need support.

                                   Together, let’s keep football safe.

Get In Touch

Dyahanne Sappleton

Designated Safeguarding Officer 

Phone: 0208 733 2613


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Safeguarding  at Amateur FA

We offer a range of safeguarding services and training to help create a safe and enjoyable football experience for everyone.
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FA Safeguarding Policies and reporting concerns                                                                       

View the FA's Safeguarding policies here.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
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