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    Regulation

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

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    Education

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

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    Innovation

    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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Sports Grounds Safety Authority Welcomes New Chair

Alan Coppin, SGSA Chair
The Sports Grounds Safety Authority welcomes the appointment of Alan Coppin as its new Chair.

An Explosive Day at the Oval

SGSA 1st national conference March 2015
A review of the first Sports Grounds Safety Authority national conference

Trust the Princes Trust and “Get Started” in stewarding!

An image of staff and students at Nottingham Forest 'get started in stewarding course'
An article by Alan Bexon, Safety Officer at Nottingham Forest FC.

Safety Management now available in Arabic

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is pleased to announce that its key guidance document Safety Management is now available in Arabic.
The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is pleased to announce that Safety Management is now available in Arabi

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