Young players in pre-match handshake

Kids Zone

A page dedicated to our young players


These two faces are the ones worth remembering! If you have any worries about ANYTHING, these are the first ones to go to.....

Rosie Brown - Designated Safeguarding Officer

Rosie is the first person you would ask for at the County FA if you had any worries or troubles. She is here to make sure the clubs and leagues that you play in know how to allow you to have the best time possible!

Rosie Brown


Joe England- Deputy Safeguarding Officer 

Joe works closely with Rosie and supports her daily. When she is not available, Joe steps in. You can be assured that there is always someone available.

You can call 07535 640452 or email if you have ANY worries. You can also speak to your Club Welfare Officer, you can ask a member of your club who this is. 

Joe England


Luke Scott  - Senior Safeguarding Lead  

 Luke Scott



 Northants FA - Safeguarding Contacts Jan 2024


Know your rights too...

Make sure you know your rights when it comes to feeling safe in football.

click here for useful infomation on your rights



Watch videos in the FA SuperKicks challenge hubs!

your turn to Talk...

Your time to talk - tells us more! 

Football is all about the good stuff... goals, fun, friends and having the best time. Answer a few of our questions here to help us keep doing that for you!

you said, we did

youth referee support 

We spoke to you and asked our young referees what they liked and didn't like. It's important to us that we know what's going on.

We don't want you hanging up those whistles just yet and want to see you continue on your refereeing journey.. 

click here to find out what you said & what we did

We HATE hearing that you've had bad experiences. Football should be fun, right?! In return, we've tried to put lots of positive things in place to help YOU. Here's just a few...

  • U18 Yellow Armbands now in place showing off to everyone who is a Youth Referee
  • Dedicated NFA Referee Support Helpline
  • Disciplinary help and assistance
  • Pitch side visits 

We've also produced an U18 Referee Hub on our website so you know exactly where to go for support and information!

take me to the hub!