Grants towards the cost of replacing old or dangerous goalposts are available for grass roots football clubs and schools on all ITSA GOAL post products. The company have supplied goal posts for over thirty years to FIFA, UEFA,The Football Association, The Football Foundation and numerous national football associations around the world.
Please note when applying for a goalpost grant from the Football Foundation you will require a dated quotation on our official letterhead. The Football Foundation will require this invoice sending to them and they will have to accept this and approve your grant application prior to purchasing the goalposts with us the recommended manufacturer- ItsaGoal - Soccertackle. Please either telephone us on 0114 242 4244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the goalposts required and we can email you the quotation by return. For more information on applying for Football Foundation funding please visit their web site www.footballfoundation.org.uk
Association Football is by far the most popular sport in the world and many young children adopt the game at a very young age. This love of the game is often passed down from grandfather to father to Son. The place where the skills of the game are learned is often in the local park or at home. In bygone days" jumpers for goals" were the norm until our company introduced the very first safe plastic football goals for children. Grassroots football goals that could be used anywhere anytime. Many copies of our concept have subsequently been made but none have bettered the original mini soccer goals from ITSA GOAL. The easiest way to see the difference between our plastic football goal and the rest is the crossbar, if its straight its ours if its dipping and bent it is not an ITSA Goal. When someone copies an original idea they can only ever be seen as second best and no more so than with plastic football goals.
This site offers the safest and best football goals for home use,grassroots football and professional clubs. Whether you have a large or small garden you will find a garden goal on this site that will not only last longer but will look attractive in your garden. On this website, you will not find football goals with dipping crossbars, goals with nets pulled around the posts to fray or low quality plastic goal imports that only increase landfill in the U.K. If you want engineered football goals that last not only you but your children's children then you need to look no further than ITSA goal posts. Football goals for children and football goals for Dads.
We offer the strongest high impact uV stabilized match quality club goals as well as a range of budget long lasting plastic garden goals. We are the official suppliers of the easy to use patented ITSA GOAL folding lightweight Aluminum football goals as well as a large range of other aluminum goals. We offer the only true anti-vandal / anti-theft fixed position steel football goals and lockable alloy stadium goalposts. A new safe and lightweight range of European goalposts will also be available in line with the new safety standard EN 1659 due to be released later in the year. Football goals shown on this site are priced individually unless stated with the word (PAIR) in the product title and all include VAT at the current rate. Delivery and carriage varies depending on the location and type of goalpost required. Full size adult one section crossbar goal posts normally have a surcharge added to the delivery shown as these may need to be be delivered by our own transport.
Plastic goalposts are normally in stock and can be dispatched next day if the order is received before mid day. We send products out as quickly as we can however we ask that you please allow time for order processing. Goalposts in stock are normally sent out by a next day carrier the day after we receive the order. This means they will, in the main, arrive with the customer the day after we ship the goalpost. Aluminum and steel goalposts are made to order and delivery times can change dependent on the time of year but normal delivery is between ten to fourteen days.(this varies at different times of the year) Please allow plenty of time when ordering football goals for unforeseen delays.
Within Law one of the rules of Association Football the information about goal posts is set out for match officials to follow. The requirements do not include any safety or manufacturing information other than portable football goals may only be used if they are securely anchored. No tolerances in the dimensions are allowed under the laws of the game. Football Goalposts with thicker corners than the actual posts do not conform according to the laws of the game as the posts and crossbar should have the same width and depth. Goalpost nets should be held away at the top so as not to interfere with the goalkeeper. With regard to goal post manufacturing standards these should be stated on the actual goalposts if they are sold as conforming. It is un lawful for any goalpost to state it passes a standard if it does not. Any goalposts made to European safety standards must conform fully in all aspects of the standard including finger and head entrapment .
A goal must be placed on the Centre of each goal line. A goal consists of two upright posts equidistant from the corner ﬂag posts and joined at the top by a horizontal crossbar.- The goalposts and crossbar must be made of wood, metal or other approved material. - They may be square, rectangular, round or elliptical in shape and must not be dangerous to players.- The distance between the posts is 7.32 m (8 yards) and the distance from the lower edge of the crossbar to the ground is 2.44 m (8 ft). - Both goalposts and the crossbar have the same width and depth,which do not exceed 12 cm (5 ins).The goal lines must be of the same width as the goalposts and the crossbar. Nets may be attached to the goals and the ground behind the goal, provided that they are properly supported and do not interfere with the goalkeeper.- The goalposts and crossbars must be white.
SAFETY - Goals must be anchored securely to the ground. Portable goals may only be used if they satisfy this requirement. Recently at the end of 2014 this rule changed in that oval posts must have the longest length as the goal-line width which means posts that are longer on the front than the sides no longer conform to law one of the game. We will therefore be changing our stadium goalpost design to accommodate this new ruling and conform to the new safety standards coming out later on in the year.