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    We help create the conditions for effective safety management.

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    We work with our partners to educate and inform.

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    We promote spectator safety and accessible stadia.

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    We advise on sports ground safety design and management .

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) is the UK Government’s expert body on safety at sports grounds.

We write guidance including the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (the “Green Guide”) and carry out a range of statutory functions in relation to football in England and Wales and advisory functions in relation to other sports both within the UK and internationally. 

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Karen Eyre-White reflects on the verdicts in the Hillsborough Inquests

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) Statement on the Hillsborough Inquest Verdicts

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority Appoints Chief Inspector

Ken Scott, Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) Chief Inspector
The SGSA, the Government’s expert body on spectator safety at sports grounds, has appointed Ken Scott as Chief Inspector.

A Year On – The Chair’s Reflections

Alan Coppin (second left), Chairman of the SGSA & Keith Sears (second right) SGSA Inspector picture with officials from Wycombe Wanderers Football Club
Reflections on the last 12 months and a look forward.