From the monthly archives: July 2011

In response to recent soccer goal accidents and deaths several states have initiated new laws that further mandate or encourage the following of the recommendations of CPSC that were put in place in 1999.  In Arkansas the law requires that all soccer goals on public and school fields be anchored [...]

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Killed by a soccer goal!

On July 22, 2011 By

Another tragic soccer goal death was reported in Bentonville,  AR in January 2011 when 9 -year-old Jonathan Nelson died when a portable soccer goal fell on him at the Elm Tree Elementary School. The fourth grader was playing with other school children when the unanchored goal tipped over. Officials were uncertain about how the accident [...]

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