BS EN 16579 – Why, What, When & How?

BS EN 16579 – Why, What, When & How?

Why is there a new standard for football goals? Previously, there were two separate standards for football goals: BS EN 748 for 24’x8’ senior goal posts, BS 8462 for small sizes. However, you may notice that there is no ‘EN’ in front of 8462. That’s…

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Celebrating Grassroots Football

Celebrating Grassroots Football

Stadia Sports recently offered amateur football clubs the chance to win £200 worth of training equipment; this included footballs, bibs, training hurdles, cones and much more! The aim? Celebrating grassroots football, specifically the great work carried out by managers, coaches and volunteers around the country.…

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Kane Shows He’s Able after Training with Stadia Goals

Kane Shows He’s Able after Training with Stadia Goals

Along with a large proportion of the country, we at Stadia Sports have come to regard England’s Harry Kane as something of a national hero! With the approach of the final few matches of the 2018 World Cup, we’re looking back at Kane’s early career;…

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Off-Season Training – Top Tips for Footballers

Off-Season Training – Top Tips for Footballers

If football is your main sport, it can be difficult to stay in shape when training eases off at the end of the season. Some years, events like the World Cup will keep athletes engaged, but not necessarily active! So how can you avoid a…

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6 Surprising Stats of Why Women’s Football Bodes Success

6 Surprising Stats of Why Women’s Football Bodes Success

Girls’ Football Week 2018 has now begun. That’s why we’re sharing 6 surprising statistics to show how serious the sport is. There are many facts out there that show people don’t take women’s football seriously when compared to men’s football. However, we’re starting to see…

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Girls’ Football Week: An interview with Stoke City striker, Kate Asher

Girls’ Football Week: An interview with Stoke City striker, Kate Asher

Girls’ Football Week is a national campaign running from the 23rd-29th April 2018 and is aimed at getting as many girls as possible to take part in playing the beautiful game. At Stadia, we want to match the campaign’s central statement and encourage young girls…

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World Poetry Day 2018

World Poetry Day 2018

It’s World Poetry Day at Stadia Sports, So we’ve picked up our pen, and got off the courts. We’ve written a poem, about the equipment we sell, So we best get started, there is so much to tell. There’s so many sports, and we have…

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Sports Relief 2018

Sports Relief 2018

This week marks the beginning of Sports Relief 2018. Sports Relief is a national campaign which raises money for people who are experiencing illness in the UK and elsewhere on the globe. Sports Relief runs for one week, and is finished off on Friday 23rd…

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The Seven Best ‘In off the crossbar’ Goals!

The Seven Best ‘In off the crossbar’ Goals!

The beauty of watching a football crash in off the crossbar has to be one of the most satisfying sights and sounds in football – it’s something of an unwritten rule that goals that go in off the woodwork are just better. With one of…

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How Big is a Football Goal?

How Big is a Football Goal?

There is not just one simple answer to the above question as the size of a football goal is dependent on a number of different key factors. One of these key factors is the size of the team, for example an 11 a side goal…

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