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Safeguarding Policies

Safeguarding Policy and Aims

Cambridge United Football Club acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of every child, young person and vulnerable adult who has been entrusted into its care and is committed to working to provide a safe environment for all members. A child or young person is anyone under the age of 18 that engages in any club football activity.

The Club acknowledges that all children have the right to protection and they may have additional needs and vulnerabilities which must be considered, including but not limited to; physical disabilities, mental health issues, special educational needs and being a displaced or looked after child. 

All staff should receive instruction in safeguarding including reading through the Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adult’s Policy and sign a document to say that they have done so. This should be updated at least every two years and in most cases every year.

This Safeguarding Children Policy aims to promote good practice to ensure that the Club;

-Provides children, young people and vulnerable adults with appropriate protection.

-Provide current and relevant safeguarding training to all staff and volunteers.

-Allow staff to make confident and informed decisions and responses to safeguarding concerns.

-Educate the parents and players to understand their role in safeguarding


This policy covers all activities within the Club, Stadium, Academy, Community Trust and any external managed activities. The policy applies to all staff including paid staff, volunteers, sessional workers and agency staff.

This policy outlines a strong commitment from Cambridge United to the safeguarding agenda and the promotion of wellbeing.

As per Cambridge United’s Equality Policy all children and vulnerable adults have an equal right to protection by Cambridge United.



  • Matchday Designated Safeguarding Officer MEGAN TODD
  • 01223 566500


  • Club Designated Safeguarding Officer LOUISE GRAY
  • 01223 566500
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