Dumbarton Football Development League


The objectives of the League shall be to legislate for in an environment that fosters fair play and participation for all and is firmly committed to diversity and equality in all areas of its activities.We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity both within our leagues, member clubs and with coaches, parents/carers and other organisations that we work with. We recognise that the strength of the DFDL and teams is built on the understanding, strengths and differences and we seek to respect these.

We recognise that certain groups and individuals in society are disadvantaged because of discrimination experienced. We seek to ensure that the DFDL and member clubs respects and includes everyone and that no player or prospective player, supplier or prospective supplier, coach, committee member or temporary worker receives less favourable treatment on the basis of; Age, Disability, Marital Status, Race, Language, ethnic or national origins, Religious belief, Responsibilities for care of dependants, Sex (including gender reassignment), Sexual orientation.

This League endeavours to promote these values and will work closely with other allied professions or agencies that have similar aims. We are a volunteer run league composed of Club Officials and Referees, who work closely together to provide a safe and fun environment for Children and Youth to develop in. The DFDL liaise with The Scottish Youth Football Association, The Scottish Football Association, West Dunbartonshire, East Dunbartonshire and Argyll & Bute Councils and other interested parties to help us to maintain youth football for all in the Dunbartonshire and Argyll areas.