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Personal Accident and Public Liability Insurance

Is your team covered to play football in Hertfordshire?

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 Hertfordshire FA clubs to have Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurance in place in order to complete the affiliation process each season.

Hertfordshire FA is an introducer appointed representative of Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd registered in England & Wales (No: 00931954) at: 1 Tower Place West, Tower Place, London EC3R 5BU. Bluefin Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Public Liability Insurance

The NGIS Countycover Scheme is arranged by Hertfordshire FA as a group policy; allowing you to purchase Public Liability Insurance cover at a lower cost, whilst benefiting from the wider cover of a policy that has been designed specifically with grassroots football in mind.

Cover is purchased as part of the Affiliation process. This year there is the option to choose an additional level of protection with Countycover Plus, which includes cover for 'Player to Player' incidents. Further details can be found in the brochure below.

Public Liability Insurance Policy Summary 2020-21

Policy Documents

If you are covered by Bluefin Public Liability Insurance as part of your club's affiliation to Hertfordshire FA in 2020-21, you can download the relevant documents for you records via the links below.

Countycover - Evidence of Cover
Countycover Plus - Evidence of Cover
Countycover - Policy Wording

Personal Accident Insurance

Personal Accident Insurance is mandatory for all age groups and formats of football and provides protection and support for players, managers, trainers, committee members and officials in the event of an accident arising from football activities.

Cover must be purchased direct and evidence of this provided to the Association in order to complete Affiliation. Clubs who arranged their Personal Accident cover with Bluefin in the previous season will receive a formal renewal invitation from them in June. 

Personal Accident Insurance Policy Summary 2020-21

Find out more

Further information on these products and details of the cover provided can be found on the Bluefin website

insurance FAQs

Public Liability Insurance is purchased when you affiliate to Hertfordshire FA and the premium is collected together with your affiliation fees.

Personal Accident Insurance can be purchased directly from Bluefin via their website, details of which are listed within the document above.

Bluefin can provide quotes for teams at all levels. However, the higher up the pyramid you play the more likely it is that your league has an insurance agreement in place. If in doubt ask your league before purchasing insurance.
This will depend on the level of insurance your purchase. The public liability certificate that is available to download as an attachment covers all affiliated clubs and details the level of insurance covered.

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