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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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Alternative Uses of Sports Grounds

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The latest guidance from the SGSA, designed to support sports ground management in planning alternative uses for sports grounds

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority announces appointment of new Chief Executive

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The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) welcomes the appointment of Karen Eyre-White as its new Chief Executive.

SGSA Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15

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The SGSA has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2014/15

Stewards at Grimsby Town Football Club are a Winning Team

Newly qualified stewards at Grimbsy are presented with their certificates
Grimbsy's successful steward training programme continues to go from strength to strength