Welcome to West Riding FA's Kids Zone!
A page dedicated to you, the kids!
We work with The FA [The Football Association] to look after football in your area, West Riding of Yorkshire. We help to grow the number of teams, players, referees, coaches and helpers that make your club run. We also aim to make football as fun and safe as possible for everyone.
meet the current england stars representing West riding
Both Kalvin Phillips and Rachel Daly are from West Riding and started out playing for their local grassroots clubs and are now representing the Three Lions.
For youth football players in West Riding.
- Be kind at all times
- I will not treat anybody differently just because they are different to me
- Play fairly and be friendly
- Show kindness to the other team - win or lose
- Listen carefully to what my coach tells me
- Understand that a coach has to do what’s best for the team
- If I'm unhappy or unsure about something I will speak to my coach
- Encourage my team mates
- Respect the facilities home & away
Meet the premier league footballers born in West riding
Your game - through your eyes
YOUR game - through your eyes
We want to ask you about your experience of playing football as a youth football player, we would like you to be as honest as you can so that we can learn how to make the experience for you and your teammates the best it can be.
meet the top female footballers born in west riding
Tell someone what's wrong
We want your experience in football to be fun and safe.
How to report a concern:
- Talk to your Coach
- Talk to your Club Welfare Officer
- Talk to an adult you trust
Kalvin Phillips discusses grassroots football on blue peter
Phllips visits his grassroots club Wortley Juniors and gets asked some very important questions - including if he'd prefer a Blue Peter Badge, or Man of the Match!
meet our safeguarding team
These are working hard to keep football fun and safe as possible
did you know?
Five interesting facts...
stay safe online
Being online can be fun but sometimes you may see something that makes you feel worried or sad.
If that happens, tell an adult you trust and they can help.
leeds CAMHS crisis call
Are you a young person struggling to cope? Is life getting harder and harder? Are you a parent worried about your child? The NHS in Leeds is opening a new Freephone Crisis Call Line to support children and young people whatever the circumstances by listening, supporting, advising and signposting. Our team will ensure that all callers receive an efficient and timely response for anyone up to aged 18 years in critical moments, so that you get fast access to help when needed. Leeds CAMHS Crisis Call is open 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in Leeds.
Meet the premier league and FA women's super league referees from west riding
Check out their stories below through our iCanRef campaign.
- On the phone
Are you being bullied?
If you are being bullied, or you are not ready to make a report, you can talk to Childline anonymously online or on the phone - No worry is too big or too small.
We only do positive
Are you playing your part?
See The FA’s Youth Code of Conduct below.