The safety and well-being of all participants in Schools Football is of vital importance to us.

We strive to ensure that children involved in football in are protected and happy while participating in our Inter-School and Inter-District Competitions, or when representing the County.

We follow ESFA guidance to create a safe environment for our young players. The ESFA Child Welfare Policy documents can be found on their website.

How to raise a concern

If you have any concerns about any aspects of schools football activity played under the jurisdiction of the Middlesex Schools’ Football Association, please contact our Welfare Officer, Bob Chandler, by emailing

You can also contact the ESFA Welfare Officer directly. The contact details are:

Martin Duffield – ESFA Child Welfare Officer

Tel: 07852 276416