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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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    Advice

    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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SGSA Board Member Honoured for Services to Football

Brendon Batson OBE
Brendon Batson, SGSA’s longest serving Board member, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire for services to football.

Injury Statistics 2013/14

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Information relating to the number of reported spectator injuries for 2013/14 season is now available.

New Year Message 2015

SGSA Chief Executive Ruth Shaw
SGSA Chief Executive, Ruth Shaw shares her vision for 2015 and the importance of partnership working to ensure the safety of spectators.

Seeking a new Chair for the SGSA

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The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport is seeking to appoint a Chair of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority.

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