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The inner edges of the posts must be 7.32 metres (8 yd) apart, and the lower edge of the crossbar must be 2.44 metres (8 ft) above the ground. As a result, the area that players have to shoot at is 17.86 sq. metres (192 sq. feet).
The goalposts and crossbar must be made of approved material. They must be square, rectangular, round or elliptical in shape and must not be dangerous. The distance between the inside of the posts is 7.32 m (8 yds) and the distance from the lower edge of the crossbar to the ground is 2.44 m (8 ft).
The goalposts and crossbar must be made of wood, metal or other approved material. The goals in the world cup were made out of Steel that was powder coated to protect from weather. They would still make the same noise if you were to bang a boot on them today.
Steel football goals are generally cheaper to manufacture but are much heavier than aluminium equivalents. Steel goals are particularly suitable for use in on recreation grounds, public places and when budgets are tighter.
Goals are made of wood, metal or other approved material, are painted white and are usually covered with nets to catch the ball after a goal has been scored. The goal is made up of two vertical posts 12 (3.66m) from the center (24 | 7.32m in total) and connected by an 8 (2.44m) high horizontal crossbar.
The goalposts and crossbar must be made of wood, metal or other approved material. They are square, rectangular, round or elliptical in shape and are not dangerous to players. The distance between the posts is 7.320m and the distance from the lower edge of the crossbar to the ground is 2.44m.
The UEFA Goal Package is manufactured from 100mm x 110mm elliptical reinforced aluminium that has been powder coated white for corrosion resistance.
Premier League goals are made from Aluminium. Socketed into the pitch with Box Nets attached.
Until the 1980s, most goals were made from wood. Douglas Fir was often the preferred choice of wood. In recent years, however, much lighter aluminium or steel goals have become more popular, especially with ground staff because maintenance is now a lot easier.