Youth Clubs

What are the minimum safeguarding requirements for affiliating a Youth Club?
The safeguarding requirements for a club with teams at any ages from under 18 and below are that you need a Club Welfare Officer, Chair, Secretary and Treas...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:29 PM
How do I set my Club up to verify DBS documents?
To enable you to carry out Criminal Record Checks on your club members, you need to have access to The FA’s online DBS system. Please contact the FA DBS tea...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:30 PM
How long does a DBS check take?
The length of time it may take for a DBS check to be processed can vary depending on the time of year.  The majority of checks are renewed over the summer,...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 11:21 AM
What do I do if a DBS Check has been pending for a long time?
If a DBS Check has been at “Stage 4” for over sixty days, the County can intervene and escalate the application.  We are not able to intervene before the s...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:33 PM
My DBS Check has been completed but is not showing against my FAN. What do I do?
The FA will only add a DBS Check against an existing FAN if the contact information matches.  If your DBS Check has been submitted under a different name (...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:33 PM
One of the coaches listed on our affiliation application has stepped down. How do we update our records?
Once an affiliation application has been submitted to the County FA for review, it is locked for editing.  Therefore if you wish to make any changes to the...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 11:24 AM