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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 Question Time

The Front Cover of the 5th Edition of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds
SGSA industry event discussing the future of the Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds

Licence to Admit Spectators - 2014/15

An image of the Football Spectators Act 1989
As the present football season draws to an end, the SGSA turns its attention to the process of issuing licences for the forth coming season.

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