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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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    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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Response to Welsh Conservatives call for “safe standing” pilot scheme in Wales

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority acknowledges the Welsh Conservatives call to introduce a pilot scheme to test rail seating.

Safer Together Conference 17 March 2015

An image of the Kennington Oval cricket ground.
The SGSA conference will be taking place at the Kia Oval on Tuesday 17 March 2015.

New Perth stadium puts fans first by embracing the Social Model

An image of the new, 60,00 seater West Australian stadium in Perth
Perth’s new stadium sets the benchmark for public facilities.

Foreseeability of injury in sport - an article by Richard Rowe, DAC Beachcroft Claims

Richard Rowe of DAC Beachcroft Claims
What, in law though is an unforeseeable injury in a sporting scenario?

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