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Sports Grounds Safety Authority - SGSA

14 May 2024

Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Giles Smith has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the SGSA

The Government has confirmed its decision to reform the licence fee for the SGSA with effect for the 2024/25 licence.

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As Chief Executive Martyn Henderson leaves the SGSA, he reflects on the last five years.

Regulatory support

The SGSA has two regulatory duties: to licence Premier League, EFL and international football grounds, and oversee local authorities in safety certification.

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Training, events and advice

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Safety management

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Physical factors

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News and insights

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New SGSA website launched

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SGSA Conference 2024 booking open

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Giles Smith appointed next SGSA Chief Executive

About the SGSA

The SGSA is the UK Government’s advisor on safety at sports grounds and a world leader in safety. Put simply, our purpose is to ensure sports grounds are safe for everyone.

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