Football

  1. Football Hockey

    With the summer of 2018 drawing to a close, it's a time to reminisce over the amazing sport that has excited the nation. With the Football and Hockey World Cup's taking place, 2018 has been an unforgettable year for sport.

  2. Football Rugby Hockey

    As the leading goalpost manufacturer in the UK, goalpost safety is an issue that Harrod takes very seriously.One of the best strategies to reduce accidents and injuries is anchorage of freestanding goals. This is reflected in European Safety Standards and FA guidelines, both of w...

  3. Football

    From the number of substitutions, to goal-line technology and ABBA penalty shootouts, football is always evolving. Even equipment that might be taken for granted, like goalposts, have changed dramatically over the last 150 years.

  4. Football

    In a country with a national passion for football, why are these facilities dying out?

  5. Football

    Challenges of a sloping football pitch.The life of a local football club groundsman can be a difficult task and one of many challenges.Faced with battling the wind and rain to limit postponements, ever tightening budgets, arriving first on match days to mark out the pitch, last t...

  6. Football Events

    Proud suppliers of goals, posts and nets to the Champions League Final 2019 at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Atletico Madrid, Spain.

  7. Football

    Team sports across England have been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as a result of social distancing restrictions and bans on large crowds. But how has this impacted football at a grassroots level? And how can the community bounce back from this crisis?

  8. Football

    With the euro's kick off fast approaching the team here at Harrod UK are all excited for the action to start.As our first major tournament, the UEFA European Football Championships has continued to hold a special place in our hearts since 1996, as it created an opportunity for us...

  9. Football Events

    ​With all the exciting build up to this years FIFA Women's World Cup 2019, we are proud to announce Harrod Sport are the supplier of goals, posts and nets to an array of French Stadiums hosting the exhilarating event.

  10. Football

    Football goals come in many shapes and sizes to suit different requirements – but the need to ensure safety never diminishes. Harrod UK has been a leading voice in goal post safety for many years now. We were involved in the BBC 'That's Life' programme with Esther Rantzen...

  11. Football

    Football goal post safety is something we take extremely seriously. And while, as an industry, we have made great strides in improving standards and codes of practice, it is vital that those who purchase and maintain goal posts understand their ongoing responsibility....

  12. Football Rugby Hockey

    For most sports, a good game is just as dependant on a high-quality surface as it is the players. But with so many options available and the differing demands of various sports, which surface is the best choice for your requirements?

  13. Football

    Harrod Sport are committed to helping women’s sport get the recognition and appreciation it deserves. From grassroot to elite level, we are determined to help women’s football progress through continued support.

  14. Football

    ​The news we've been waiting to share!

  15. Football

    Harrod Sport are thrilled to be involved in the European Championships returning to the UK for the first time since 1996. For this summer’s tournament, Harrod Sport is delighted to be supplying goalposts for six prestigious venues, including Wembley Stadium and Hampden Park.

  16. Football

    The Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships kicked off in style on Tuesday 16th June with hosts England winning 14 - 0 in the opening 7-a-side game against Japan.The 12 day tournament promises to be the biggest and most inclusive to date with 16 teams from around the world co...

  17. Football

    Football is a very physically demanding sport due to the expectations it puts on an individual to have good speed and stamina. Endurance plays an important role in what makes a successful footballer and so working on all areas of your fitness is vital (players are estimated to cover roughly 10km during a 90-minute game).

  18. Football

    The technology and design of football goals and nets has significantly improved over the last 50 years. Some of this change is as subtle as it's possible to be. This is our nine-point plan on how an elite level football goal is put together… ready for Harry Kane to drill one in f...

  19. Football

    Football is a sport that is universally loved and played by people of all ages and abilities. An intrinsic part of the game is coaching and often the success of a team is based on the tactics and expertise of their coach.

  20. Football

    As a coach, you need to be aware that the needs and development of each child will be very different – coaching children is not the same as coaching teenagers or adults. Patience and understanding are necessary skills to have when coaching children of a young age.

  21. Football

    Coaching youth football (ages 11-18) requires a different approach compared to younger players. A key thing to remember when coaching teenage players is that they are very susceptible to tone, language and mood, and so it's important to portray activities and training sessions in a way that appeals to them.

  22. Football Rugby Hockey Netball

    Government estimates suggest that almost one in three children aged between 2 and 15 in the UK are either overweight or obese, which can lead to increased risk of mental or physical illness in adulthood. But by making sport an important part of their lives from an early age, children can gain much more than just improved health.

  23. Football

    The best diet for a footballer is one which is high in calories as well as balanced in nutrients so your body is getting everything it needs. Due to the demands of the game and the physical expectations it puts on an individual, footballers must look after their bodies by considering what they consume before and after a game and training.

  24. Football

    How is technology impacting football pitches and will it change the role of groundsmen? Two industry insiders explain.

  25. Football

    Wayne Rooney proudly found the back of another Harrod UK net last night to become England's leading goal scorer.The match between England and Switzerland was held at Wembley Stadium, in front of over 70,000 fans – the perfect place for the captain to score his 50th international...

  26. Football

    It has been another busy few months for the Harrod UK team, as we successfully sent a full to capacity container to New Zealand.Among the equipment were Football goals, nets and team shelters destined for use at the FIFA U20 World Cup, New Zealand.The organisers requested bespoke...

  27. Football Hockey Netball

    Whether it be football, hockey or netball, we have a wide range sports equipment tailored for all age groups.

  28. Football Rugby NFL

    From White Hart Lane to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, finally the historical moment for Spurs is here.

  29. Football

    Video Assistant Referee – What is VAR?

  30. Football

    While Euro 2020 was delayed for a year, it has certainly been worth the wait. Great goals, incredible comebacks and drama at every turn have made this one of the most exciting and memorable European Championships for decades.

  31. Football Hockey

    It doesn't matter if you play Sunday league or in the Premier League, a well-kept set of goalposts is an important part of any match.

  32. Football

    As the end of another school year approaches many head teachers are beginning to plan ahead and budget for the new term, looking to purchase any required equipment before pupils and staff return in September.Choosing the right football goal for a junior school can be a challengin...