Considering the Welfare of every single player is a primary aim of our football club. Every player is an individual person with their own personality, their own feelings and has an important contribution to make. Therefore our focus is on creating an environment where players are safe and can feel comfortable to express themselves in their own manner.
'Child Welfare' has replaced 'Child Protection' to consider the overall welfare of the players. This includes ensuring a positive environment to play football, instead of just focusing on being aware of preventing the negative aspects in the game. In fact the two go hand in hand. However many negative behaviours such as coaches and parents screaming at players, allowing excessively aggresively behaviour and encouraging winning as the only aim are some of the many behaviours that have historically gone unchallenged at many football clubs. Instead we see these behaviours as unacceptable and are determinded to show a positive alternative.
To enable this, our strict set of Rules and Agreements make sure that the players playing at our football club, the parents, coaches, match officials and opposition have best possible football experience.
This Child Welfare section runs through a number of issues within football. Please take time to read them as by following the guidelines together we can help to provide as safe and positve environment for playing football as possible.