Questions and Answers about Football Goals


What are the official sizes of football goals?   

Depending on the sport discipline we can distinguish:

  • 11-a-side football goals: The inside measurements are 7.32 x 2.44 m.
  • 7-a-side football goals: The inside measurements are 6 x 2 m.
  • 8-a-side football goals: Their interior measurements are the same as those of 7-a-side football.
  • 5-a-side football goals: Its interior measurements are 5 x 2m.
  • Beach football goals: Its interior measurements are 5.5 x 2.2 m.
  • Futsal football goals: Their interior measurements are 3 x 2m.


What regulations do football goals have to comply with in order to be regulatory? 

The UNE-EN standard establishes the technical requirements and quality specifications for football goals. The aim of this standard is to guarantee the safety, durability and compliance with the regulatory dimensions of the goals used in competitions and sporting events. 

Depending on the sporting discipline, they must comply with the following regulations:

  • 11-a-side football goals: UNE-EN 748 standard.
  • 7-a-side football goals: UNE-EN 748 Standard.
  • Beach football goals: UNE-EN 748 Standard.
  • Handball (indoor football) goals: Standard UNE-EN 749.


What are the safety requirements that must be met before using football goals?

  • Check that all fastenings are fully tightened and carry out regular checks.
  • The goals must always be secured to prevent the risk of tipping over.
  • Do not climb or climb on the net or frame. 


What features should I consider when buying a set of goals for a football pitch?

When choosing a set of football field goals, it is important to consider several features in order to make the right decision. Here are some key points to consider:

  • Size and dimensions: Make sure that the goals you choose comply with the regulation measurements.
  • Materials and durability: Choose football goals made of durable materials that can withstand constant play and weather conditions. Zinc plated steel or aluminium are the most recommended options due to their strength and resistance to corrosion.
  • Stability: Look for goals with sturdy structures and reinforced profiles. As well as with suitable anchoring systems, in the case of mobile goals with the possibility of including accessories such as clamps or counterweights.
  • Portability: If you need to move the goals frequently, consider options that are easily movable.
  • Safety: Pay attention to safety features such as rounded edges and non-sharp ends.
  • Regulatory compliance: Check that the goals comply with regulations and standards set by the relevant sports organisations.
  • Trust: It is essential to buy from a company that you trust and provides good after-sales service. Look for reviews from other users.
  • Easy installation: Choose a goal set that is easy to assemble. Make sure that the installation instructions are clear and that all the necessary screws and bolts are included.


What are the different types of football goals?

Among the different models of football goals for football pitches we can distinguish:

  • Fixed goals
  • Folding goals.
  • Mobile goals.

You can find more information in the Football section of our website.


What are the most recommended materials for football goals?

The most recommended materials and with which we will achieve greater durability in our football goals used in outdoor sports facilities are the following:

  • Aluminium frames.
  • Zinc-plated or galvanised accessories (archs, ground bases, folding goal arms...).


What are the advantages of aluminium football goals over steel goals?

Football goals made of an aluminium frame have the following advantages:

  • Lightweight: Aluminium is significantly lighter than steel, which makes it easier to transport and install the football goals. 
  • Corrosion resistance: Aluminium has a high resistance to corrosion, which makes it ideal for use outdoors and in areas where moisture or exposure to the elements are important factors. Aluminium goals will not rust or deteriorate as easily as steel goals, which prolongs their life span.
  • Low maintenance: Goals made of aluminium require less maintenance than those made of metal. This saves time and costs in the long run.


With which type of anchoring are football goals fixed to the ground?

Depending on the type of goal and sporting discipline, there are various options. Each of them is available in the different categories on our website.


What are the advantages of folding or collapsible football goals?

The folding or collapsible models adapt to different spaces and needs. Their versatility allows you to use the pitch for different uses, leaving the field completely free once the goal is in the folding position.


What are the advantages of mobile football goals?

The following are some of the main advantages of mobile football goals:

  • Versatility: Mobile goals allow for greater flexibility and adaptability in terms of location. They can be easily moved and used in different playing areas, which gives the possibility to use the same space for different activities or training sessions. 
  • Ease of storage: The mobile goals are designed for easy transport. In addition, wheels are available as an accessory for this type of goals that allow them to be moved from one place to another without difficulty. 


How can I assemble or install the goals on the football pitch?

Each of the Coade references has an assembly plan for easy installation on the pitch.


Are there any customisation options available for the football goals?

As long as the football goals do not need to be regulation, we can customise socks, colours, vinyls with logos, names...


How do you secure the nets so that they do not move or fall off the goals?

To ensure that the nets of the football goals do not move or fall off during the game, special hooks are used to attach the nets to the structure of the goal. These hooks are attached to the aluminium profile guide of the posts and crossbars, keeping the nets securely in place.



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