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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Soccer Goal Safety in 2011

On February 2, 2011 By

Each New Year brings the hope that we will make the changes necessary to improve our lives. I would sincerely hope that 2011 is the year that we take seriously the safety of our portable soccer goals and create a truly safe environment for the soccer players [...]

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Safe Soccer Goal Equipment

On December 18, 2010 By

Safe soccer goal equipment is important to consider when purchasing new soccer goals in order to prevent tragic accidents from soccer goals.

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Anchoredforsafety.org, an organization that seeks to educate players, coaches and the general public about the dangers of improperly securing soccer goals, has a list of fatalities and injuries as a result of soccer goals unsuspectingly tipping over.  It is a sobering reminder of [...]

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UMA – A fourth-grader at a San Luis elementary school has been killed by a portable soccer goal that fell on him and another student.

The second boy was being treated for a non-life threatening head injury.

Authorities say the incident happened Thursday morning on the playground at Rio [...]

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