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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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NEWS

Farewell from the outgoing Chairman

Outgoing SGSA Chairman Paul Darling QC
Paul Darling's 7 year tenure of the SGSA comes to an end

Alan Coppin SGSA Chair

Alan Coppin joined the SGSA as its new Chair on 1 April 2015.
Alan Coppin joins the SGSA as its new Chair.

Applicants sought for SGSA Chief Executive

Sports Grounds Safety Authority
The SGSA is to recruit a new Chief Executive

SGSA Safer Together Conference

Safer Together Conference
For those you that were unable to attend the first SGSA conference, find out what you missed.

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