When was the soccer goal invented?

Answer Civil engineer John Brodie invented and patented his "net pocket" after a dispute over a goal nearly turned violent near Liverpool, England. It was first used in competition in 1890, and some form ... Read More »

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How big is a soccer goal?

According to, the Major League Soccer website, a goal must be 8 feet tall and 8 yards across. However, notes that children under the age of 11 use goals that are small... Read More »

What is a goal in soccer?

A soccer goal is a wooden or metal frame enclosed by a net and sits on the center of the end line. A goal is scored when the entire ball completely crosses the end line under the crossbar of the go... Read More »

How tall is a soccer goal?

According to FIFA (Federation International de Football Association) and the laws of the game, a regulation soccer goal height is always eight feet from the lowest point of the crossbar to the grou... Read More »

How to Head a Soccer Goal?

I am above everyoneThe best goal that can be scored in soccer, that takes the least amount of skill, is the header. A header should be performed when someone kicks the ball in the air and you canno... Read More »