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    The SGSA is the UK Government's expert body on safety at sports grounds.

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    We work in collaboration with our partners to educate and inform.

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    We champion innovation in the structures and systems for safety management.

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    We provide advice, guidance and drive improvements in safety culture.

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is a government body that took over the responsibilities of the Football Licensing Authority and the critical role it played in transforming spectator safety at football grounds in the UK.

The SGSA carries out a range of statutory functions in relation to football in England and Wales, and advisory functions in relation to other sports within the UK and internationally.  

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The Sports Grounds Safety Authority Publishes Five Year Strategy

The SGSA Conference - “Spectator Safety in a Changing World”

An image showing delegates attending the 2015 SGSA Conference held at The Kia Oval
The SGSA will be hosting a one-day conference on Monday 9 May 2016 - “Spectator Safety in a Changing World”

SGSA Board Appointments

The SGSA Welcome the Appointments of Four new members to its Board

Consultation on the Green Guide begins

The front cover of the Green Guide
The Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds is being revised and the SGSA has opened consultation with its stakeholders and interested persons