Goal Posts – What Size to Buy?

Football goal posts come in a range of sizes from mini goals at 5 x 4 foot, right up to the full size goals at 24 x 4 foot. To choose the correct size goal you will need to look firstly at the application. Where will the goals be used and what for? This can be broken down in to two categories, club schools and associations and home use.
Schools and football clubs.

For mini soccer, or 7 a side games played up to under 10s the FA recommended size is 12 foot wide by 6 foot high. Samba Sports manufacture a 12 x 6 portable match goal which meets all of the latest FA recommendations. Alternatively there are freestanding or socketed goals available in either aluminum or steel.

The 9 a side game goal posts should be 16 foot wide by 7 foot high and again Samba Sports manufacture a portable goal that meets the recommendations laid down by the FA.

For junior football up to under 14s the goals should be 21 foot wide by 7 foot high and for adult football the goal should measure วิธีสมัคร ufabet 24 foot wide by 8 foot in height. These are available in steel or aluminum and can be freestanding or socketed.

For Futsal the FA recommend a goal measuring 3m wide x 2m in height.

Garden Goals – For garden goals two questions have to be asked. How much space do you have? How old is the person using the goal posts. For up to 7 years old a goal 5 x 4, 6 x 4 or 8 x 4 foot goal would be best suited, depending upon the space available and the physical size of the person using the goal.

For children above this age an 8 x 6, 12 x 6 or even 16 x 7 foot goal can be used, again depending upon the amount of space available. Whatever size goals you choose always be careful to follow the manufacturer’s instructions on how to erect and fix socketed goals and how to anchor freestanding goals. It is best to purchase from a reputable dealer who can guide you on which size to buy and goal post safety.