Congratulations are due to all staff who managed to play their cup games on time under some of the worst weather conditions we have experienced in many years The storms were testing your resources to the limit. My thanks and yours also to our competitions secretary who was simply magnificent and supported you all with his superb administrative and organisational skills throughout the season with impeccable efficiency. Thank you Dave we would not have completed our competitions without your support.
I would also like to pay tribute to two of our professional clubs who made their magnificent grounds available for finals Arsenal and Fulham. For the teams, playing on famous grounds such as Craven Cottage and The Emirates will long remain in the memory of all those involved including mine. Thank you David Miles of Arsenal and Huw Jennings of Fulham - we really do appreciate your support.
Finally my thanks to the Executive especially our secretary and treasurer John Larter who have worked with their usual competence throughout the season. I would also like on your behalf to wish Dave Grisdale good luck with his hip replacement op and a quick and speedy recovery.
Remember to uphold the traditions of schoolboy football of fair play and sportsmanship in all your games.
Good luck for an enjoyable season.
CHILD WELFARE STATEMENT
Every child/young person who plays or participates in football should be able to take part in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from abuse. This is the responsibility of every adult involved in football.
The Inner London County Schools’ F.A. recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and young people be protecting them from physical, sexual or emotional harm and from neglect or bullying. It is determined to meet its obligations to ensure that the Inner London County Schools’ F.A., affiliated Associations and schools providing football opportunities for children and young people do so, to the highest possible standard of care.
Copies of the ILCSFA Child Protection Policy are available from the Hon. Secretary.