Running Your Football Club
Is your team fully covered to play football in Suffolk?
The FA appointed insurance broker Bluefin Sport provide insurance for the grassroots game through the National Game Insurance Scheme (NGIS).
NGIS appointed Insurance Provider Bluefin Sport offer exclusive, robust and competitive insurance products, specifically tailored to provide more affordable solutions to grassroots football.
It is mandatory for Suffolk FA clubs to have Personal Accident & Public Liability insurance in place before completing the affiliation process for the 2017-18 season.
Personal Accident Insurance
Personal Accident insurance protects players, committee members, managers, trainers and assistant referees/officials in the event of an accident arising from football activities.
Ahead of the 2017-18 season, the FA ruled to make personal accident insurance mandatory for all age groups and formats of football, including youth.
Personal accident insurance for Adult 11-a-side football has been mandatory for a number of years now and has been extremely beneficial in providing protection and financial support to players at all grassroots levels.
Cover is purchased when your club affiliate to the Association and full details are shown on the Affiliation form.
Public Liability Insurance
Public Liability insurance is also mandatory and all clubs should carry a limit of no less than £10,000,000.
The NGIS Countycover scheme is available to affiliated clubs, leagues and match officials affiliated to the Association.
Cover is arranged by the association as a group policy; allowing you to purchase the cover at a much cheaper premium, whilst benefiting from the wider cover of a policy that has been designed specifically with grassroots football in mind.