It is compulsory for all affiliated clubs to have Public (General) Liability Insurance cover with a £10m limit and this is detailed within The FA Standard Code of Rules.
The cover continues to apply to our affiliated Clubs, registered Referees, ‘stand-in’ Referees and league competitions.
If you are holding a tournament or you are going on tour abroad, you should contact Sportsguard to ensure the policy will cater for your requirements. You can contact Fiona on 01252 734539 or by email email@example.com.
It is compulsory for all teams to have Personal Accident Insurance cover for each team which is detailed within The FA Standard Code of Rules and through Sportsguard, Adult and Youth Teams can select from a wide range of benefit options.
Both public liability and personal accident cover can be purchased during the affiliation process
For all claims, a claim form must be requested from UKGlobal within 30 days of the incident. Please contact either Jerry or Fiona using the details as follows:
Jerry Dungate - 01883 333512 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fiona Lavery - 01252 734539 or email@example.com
We would advise all clubs to make a copy of the Insurance Verification letter available to their players. Should you have any queries in relation to the contents of the letter, or the cover in place, please do not hesitate to contact John Topping, Company Secretary, Durham County FA Ltd, ‘Codeslaw’, Riverside South, Chester le Street, County Durham. DH3 3SJ or telephone 0191 3872929 (Option 1 then Option 1).
Download the 2021/22 Insurance Certificate Here.
PROTECTING OUR PLAYERS
We partner with specialist sports insurance broker, Sportsguard. As part of that partnership for the 2021/22 season, we will continue to pay 100% of the Sportsguard Legal (Public) Liability costs for all eligible grassroots clubs as part of their affiliation.
In addition, we're contributing almost 50% towards Sportsguard Personal Accident cover up to the minimum requirements. This overall affiliation and insurance pledge amounts to a circa £140,000 investment to support grassroots football. A dedicated page has been created on the Sportsguard website containing useful information and FAQs, which you can access via the link below.
To download the PDF for Durham FA Evidence of Insurance 2021 please click here.
To download the PDF for Sports Guard combined liability please click here.
To download the PDF for Sports Guard directors and Officers insurance then please click here.
To download the PDF for Durham Adult Schedule for 2021 please click here.
To download the PDF for the Durham Youth Schedule for 2021 please click here.