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The Football Association have this week published their new safeguarding strategy. The strategy, Building an Ever-Safer Culture, is being implemented over the course of the 2021-22 – 2023-24 seasons and reflects football’s everyday work to safeguard children and adults at risk, as well as the recommendations from Clive Sheldon QC’s Review.

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The National RA recommends that prospective members should join through their local LRA, the easiest way being to attend one of the many local association meetings that take place across the country on a regular (usually monthly) basis. Find your nearest branch now.

Alternatively, online membership is now available for any referee who wishes to take up central membership. The National RA will then allocate you a local branch. Join now.