A 9-year-old boy was playing goalie during a team practice when a wind gust blew over the unstaked steel soccer goalpost
. The child tried to stop the fall of the goalpost
when it struck his upper leg and fractured his femur.
The metal goalposts
were twenty years old, rusty and had no restraining devices to prevent them from falling over, the inquest heard.
Karen Winton, Ravenshall's sports co-ordinator, employed by the sports partnership, said: "This funding towards new, safer goalposts
is a fantastic boost.
VANDALS have been slammed for smashing goalposts
which were due to be used for football matches over the weekend, writes HYWEL TREWYN.
A FAMILY paid tribute to their "lively and energetic" 12-yearold son who died after being hit by a falling goalpost
while playing the game he loved.
's football expert Seamus Moynihan believes that Derry will never get a better chance to lift the Anglo Celt Cup in Bradley's absence.
Billingham Rangers Junior Football Club's Under-7s and Under-8s had to borrow a mini goalpost
after theirs was taken.
The Maccabi Haifa player attempting to clear a Tranquillo Barnetta cross, but only managing to deflect the ball on to his own goalpost
The Football Association too says it is working with manufacturers and the British Standards Institution to set new standards in goalpost
Bradford Coroner Roger Whittaker made the recommendation at an inquest into the death of Jack Sheerin, seven, whose skull was fractured after a steel goalpost
fell on him during a training session in Dewsbury in July.
Former All-Star Clarke, an All-Ireland winner under Kernan in 2002, collided with a goalpost
during a club game last weekend and spent several days in a medically induced coma.
In their view, the club's change of plea represented an acceptance of their involvement with the goalpost
that fell and sadly crushed Casey in the summer of 2011, and they were happy with the outcome.