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Spectator injuries at football grounds statistics

We collate and publish a summary of reported injuries at SGSA licensed football grounds in England and Wales annually.

Data is provided from all Premier League and Football League clubs plus Wembley and the Principality Stadium (for football matches only) and includes all competitive league and cup games.

Spectator injury reports

Comparable injury data for 2020/21 was not available due to the majority of fixtures that season taking place without spectators present.  

The reports for 2021-22, 2019-20 and 2018-19 have been revised due to a coding error made by our outsourced data analysis provider, NatCen. This was identified in June 2023 and resulted in the underreporting of spectator injuries for 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2021/22. The error has been rectified in the figures and supporting commentary included in each of the reports. report.

These corrections do not change our overall conclusions about trends and patterns of injuries.

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