New insurance scheme for all clubs

Wednesday, August 7 – 1907
The new Compensation Act includes football players, trainers, and groundsmen within its scope, and the Football League, the Scottish League, and the Southern Football League have held a joint conference at Lytham, and decided to form a Football Mutual Insurance Federation. The insurance covered comprises claims arising in case of death and cases of partial or total disablement arising during the engagement of any insured player, but only so far as such claim should extend beyond the 30th of April succeeding the injury. All clubs in membership will pay an entry fee of £1 per player or trainer insured. In addition to the entry fee, a further fee of £1 for every additional player must be paid prior to his being played, otherwise responsibility will not be accepted for any injury arising.
(Manchester Courier, 07-08-1907)

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