The official website for European football

Goalpost safety

Published: Tuesday 18 January 2011, 11.22CET
The UEFA Training Ground's safety guide.
Published: Tuesday 18 January 2011, 11.22CET

Goalpost safety

The UEFA Training Ground's safety guide.

Like balls and boots, goalposts are a fundamental part of the game of football. The safety of them is often a matter that is taken for granted in the many thousands of matches that take place every week throughout Europe. The UEFA Training Ground investigates this important issue, speaking to goalpost experts and the English Football Association to discover what the dangers are, how best to avoid them and what steps have been put into place to ensure the risks are reduced.

Last updated: 17/04/12 18.09CET

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=831207.html#goalpost+safety

UEFA.com features

Europa League sides: ten things you didn't know
  • Europa League sides: ten things you didn't know
  • Khomukha on Russia's unique quest in Greece
  • The greatest teams of all time: Bayern 1973–76
  • Sousa 'the right man' for Fiorentina
  • Pick of the Week of Football
  • The greatest teams of all time: Hungary 1950–56
  • Who is new Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri?
  • New teams continue EURO finals push
  • France return fuels Krychowiak's EURO fire
  • Departing Xavi talks Barça, Messi and Iniesta
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.