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Your questions answered

We have listed below some of the most common queries but please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions or require further advice.

Does the policy cover slips and trips in our clubhouse?

The policy is designed to cover slips, trips and falls due to your negligence but not if your club building is a licensed premises.

Can we have a 'Lads v Dads' match?

No. The FAW does not sanction these types of activities. We have received claims in the past following serious injuries in these types of games.

Does the policy cover injury to players?

This is a liability policy only so is designed to provide protection for claims made against you if you are found to be at fault or negligent in some way. For players to be protected for injury, regardless of blame, clubs should consider buying personal accident insurance. Visit our website to obtain an instant quotation.

Are soccer tots covered?

Yes. There are no age restrictions to the liability policies however, it is recommended that for children under 5 years of age their parent or guardian remains with their child.

Are coaches covered?

Coaches are covered whilst working solely for the club or area association but not independently.

My property was stolen in the changing room. Am I covered?

In the first instance this type of claim needs to be referred to your own insurance provider i.e. mobile phone insurance or household cover. Your own club may have a contents policy which potentially could cover items away from the club. A liability claim will only be successful if the club have acted in a negligent fashion.

Are we covered for bonfires and fireworks displays?

Bonfires and fireworks displays are covered but subjec to agreed events plan criteria.

Firework/Bonfire Warranty

  • all fireworks are discharged by designated adults only
  • all fireworks are stored in fire resistant containers
  • all spectators are kept at least 15 metres from the bonfire andfirework discharge points
  • no accelerants are used on the bonfire

You must fully comply with HSE guidance which can be found at http://www.hse.gov.uk/explosives/fireworks/using.htm

Require further information?

Call Bluefin Sport on 0345 872 5060 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).

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