The Football Association (The FA): Minority Report – improving the experiences of reporting of abuse in grassroots football

The FA, a governing body of football, launched a campaign in the UK to identify a model practice to recommend to CFAs and improve The FA's reporting processes.

Summary

Background

In 2018-9, The FA's research into reporting of discrimination within grassroots football delivered three key insights:

  • Claimed experience of discrimination was increasing, especially amongst ethnically diverse players
  • Many more experiences...