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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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Hillsborough - 25th Anniversary

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This weekend the FA is marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

Proposal to Authorise Motor Sport Events on Public Roads - Public Consultation

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On Thursday 27 February the Government published a consultation document seeking views on a proposal to permit motor sports events.