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Is your team fully covered to play football in northumberland?

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 Northumberland FA clubs to have Personal Accident & Public Liability insurance in place before completing the affiliation process for the 2017/18 season.


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 direct from Bluefin Sport, the easiest way to do this is to go to Bluefin Sport


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 benefitting from the wider cover of a policy that has been designed specifically with grassroots football in mind.

If you're covered by Bluefin Public Liability Insurance as part of your's club's affiliation to Northumberland FA, please download the certifcate for your records.


Get In Touch

Andrew Rose-Cook

By email: Andrew.Cook@northumberlandfa.com

By phone: 0191 2700700

By mobile: 07921 144906

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