The Merseyside County Schools’ Football Association (or MCSFA) was founded in 1974. The MCSFA is responsible for servicing schools and colleges with football in the local schools’ football association. The MCSFA is affiliated to the English Schools’ Football Association (or ESFA) and the Northern Counties Schools’ Football Association (or NCSFA). The MCSFA adopts a policy of zero tolerance towards behaviour verbal or otherwise shown by players or others at any football match under its jurisdiction deemed to be of a racist, sexist, homophobic or any other abusive nature. The MCSFA supports totally the FA’s Respect Campaign.