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All Ealing United coaches are members of the FA's Licensed Coaches Club. This ensures that all have up to date enhanced FA DBS checks, FA Emergency Aid and FA Safeguarding certification. 

EUFC acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of of children at risk. The club is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and FA requirements.

The club's safeguarding policy recognises the welfare and interests of children at risk are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all children:

  • have a positive and enjoyable experience of football at Ealing United Football Club in a safe inclusive environment

  • are protected from abuse whilst participating in football.


Ealing United acknowledges that some children, including disabled children and young persons or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.

The club's current Welfare Officer is Michael O'Brien. Please contact Michael at

The club's policy and procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everybody involved at Ealing United. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed and may result in dismissal/exclusion from the club.

Anybody who does not feel comfortable with raising a concern with the club welfare officer should contact the Safeguarding Officers at the Middlesex FA:

Kayleigh Saunders (Senior Safeguarding Lead)

Rebecca Chapman (Designated Safeguarding Officer)

0208 515 1919 Option 2



When playing football, I will:

  • Always play my best for the benefit of the team

  • Play fairly and be friendly

  • Play by the rules and respect the Referee

  • Shake hands with the other team - win or lose

  • Listen carefully to what my coach tells me

  • Understand that a coach has to do what’s best for the team

  • Talk to someone I trust or the club welfare officer if I’m unhappy about anything at my club

  • Encourage my teammates

  • Respect the facilities home & away

I understand that if I do not follow the Code, I may:

• Be asked to apologise to whoever I’ve upset

• Receive a formal warning

• Be dropped, substituted or suspended from training


Play your part and support The FA’s Code of Respect:

  • Have fun; it’s what we’re all here for!

  • Celebrate effort and good play from both sides

  • Always respect the Referee and coaches and encourage players to do the same

  • Stay behind the touchline and within the Designated Spectators’ Area (where provided)

  • When players make mistakes, offer them encouragement to try again next time

  • Never engage in, or tolerate o ensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour

I understand that if I do not follow the Code, I may be:

  • Issued with a verbal warning or asked to leave Required to meet with the club committee, league or CFA Welfare Officer

  • Obliged to undertake an FA education course

  • Requested not to attend future games, be suspended or have my membership removed

  • Required to leave the club along with any dependents and/or issued a fine


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