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OFFICIAL club website of stoke city


Matchday information

STOKE City Football Club takes its responsibility to safeguard Children, Young People and Adults at Risk very seriously. It is the duty of everyone working at the Club to safeguard the welfare of vulnerable groups by creating an environment that protects them from harm.

The Club have a team of Safeguarding Officers who work within different areas across the organisation. 

If you have a concern about your own safety or the welfare or safety of a child or adult at risk who engages in the Club's activities, please contact the relevant individual via the details below:

Stoke City Contacts

Sharon Cattell | Head of Safeguarding (CSO & VASO)
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01782 592 153 Mob: 07788 366 578

Steph Wakelin | Academy Safeguarding Officer
Email: [email protected]
Mob: 07788 368 875

Ravi Sharma | Health, Safety & Security Safeguarding Officer
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01782 592 274 Mob: 07919 617 226

Dave Bartrum | Community - Education and Lifelong Learning Safeguarding Officer
Email: [email protected]
Mob: 07747 802 701

Ben Gibson | Community – Sports Participation Safeguarding Officer
Email: [email protected]
Mob: 07990 568 862

Kath Tranter | Safeguarding Officer Girls Regional Talent Club
Mob: 07802 987 789

Adrian Hurst | Senior Management Lead
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01782 592 253

Carl Bennett | Inclusion, Disability & Health Safeguarding Officer
Email: [email protected]
M: 07990 568 884

Saranjit Kairo – Community Education Safeguarding Officer
Email: [email protected]
M: 07935 724394

Matchday Safeguarding Officers | Jo Harris - [email protected] (non matchdays & matchdays), Steph Hulme/Grace Edwards - Contact the control room or a steward

External Key Contacts

Jess Addicott
Head of Safeguarding, Premier League
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0207 864 9000

Stoke-on-Trent Children’s Services (9.00am - 5.00pm)
Tel: 01782 235 100

Stoke-on-Trent Children’s Services (out of hours)
Tel: 01782 234 234

Staffordshire Police
Emergency call: 999
Non-Emergency call: 101

Stoke-on-Trent Adult Social Care
Tel: 0800 561 0015

NSPCC Helpline
Tel: 0808 800 5000

Text phone for Deaf Users:
0800 056 0566
Text: 88858

For further advice and information on the FA Safeguarding Children & Adults at Risk Guidelines, please click HERE