The variable offset ability makes this unit extremely popular for multi-use fields where soccer, lacrosse and other sports are played, in addition to football. The largest football goal post available features a 6 5/8" diameter post.
In the adult game, the soccer goal posts must be 2.44 metres in height and so the crossbar should rest eight feet above the ground. From one post to the other the goal should measure 7.32 metres in length which equates to twenty four feet in the imperial system.
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Goal Area Dimensions. FIFA & US Soccer - A goal area is defined at each end of the field as follows: Two lines are drawn at right angles to the goal line, 6 yds (5.5 m) from the inside of each goal post. These lines extend into the field of play for a distance of 6 yds (5.5 m) and are joined by a line drawn parallel with the goal line.
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Goals are constructed from wood, metal or any other approved material, painted white, and are typically capped with nets for catching the ball after a goal. The goal is made of two vertical goal posts at 12’ (3.66 m) from center (24’ | 7.32 m total) and connected by a horizontal crossbar 8’ (2.44 m) high. Football goals ( soccer goals) are located at the center of each opposing goal line of a football pitch and are the boundaries for scoring points ( goals) in the game of football.
The diameter of the posts is between 4”-6.5” (10.2-16.5 cm) and the lower post is protected by 6’ (1.83 m) of high impact padding. Professional (NFL) Field Goal Posts are centered above the outside edge of both end zones on a football field.
The guidelines issued by The Football Association suggests goal post dimensions of 12 ft x 6 ft. This goal size is used for under 9 and under 10 matches in 7-A-Side games in mini soccer. This goal size can also be used in the matches of seniors playing on artificial turf.
Soccer goals are comprised of two upright goal posts connected at the top by a crossbar. FIFA rules require that goals are supposed to be 8 feet high from the ground to the bottom of the crossbar and 24 feet wide from the inside edges of the upright posts. Nets are usually attached at the back of the goal but must not interfere with the goalkeeper.