Nutmeg East London Safeguarding Policy - Football Club Safeguarding Children Policy 1. Football Club acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person who has been entrusted to 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 engaged in any club football activity. We subscribe to The Football Association’s (The FA) Safeguarding Children – Policy and Procedures and endorse and adopt the Policy Statement contained in that document. 2. The key principles of The FA Safeguarding Children Policy.