Author: Matthew Harrod


MH Goals Receives FIFA accreditation

MH Goals is delighted to announce its new Stadium Box Goal has been officially recognised as a FIFA Quality Product. This latest top accreditation for us has been a number of years in the making, and has been a key aim for the company since the new standard was announced by FIFA. The new quality…

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Upgrading the Box Goal

While our freestanding box goal has been a staple at many clubs across the country for years, we never stand still, and this summer we’ve made a number of upgrades to keep it at the top of the league. Firstly, we’ve implemented a new net retention system. This removes the rachet and strap from the…

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The Revolution Goal

Patent awarded for our unique Revolution lift and lower swivel wheel

We always pride ourselves on product innovation and bringing new and unique goals to the market. In 2018 we were the first in the UK to bring out a new wheel that conformed to the latest safety standard BSEN16579. It’s since become standard across our range of freestanding wheel goals. The Evolution wheel was granted…

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Pressure jet Markers Crest

It’s a Platinum Jubilee Month for Pressure Jet Markers

This week Pressure Jet Markers has reached the grand old age of 70.  For seven decades the marvellous machines made by PJM have been laying down straight, consistent lines at sports grounds around the world – and with the Linesman and the Dimple leading the way in 2022, they show no signs of stopping. In…

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ISO 9001 Recognises The MH Goals Quality

As a company we always put quality and safety first and foremost, so we are very proud to announce we have achieved the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard.   ISO 9001 is defined as the internationally recognised standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS). It is the most widely used QMS standard in the world, and is…

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The MH Goals hockey range goes from strength to strength

The Pro Self Weighted Hockey Goal and the Aluminium Self Weighted Hockey Goal have both been independently tested to the stringent International Hockey Federation (FIH) class 1 standards, and each has passed with flying colours. The requirements for meeting the grade cover all aspects of the goal, from the dimensions, to the material used and…

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New Catalogue out now

New Catalogue Is Here!

There’s excitement in the air at the MH Goals Head Office. Partly because there’s a month of cup finals coming up, but mainly because we’ve just received delivery of our new catalogue. This year’s edition is the biggest ever, with the number of pages easily going past the century mark. We’ve added a section for…

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Hockey 5s Foam Board

New Hockey 5s Foam Rebound Boards Coming Soon

After six months in the product design phase followed by extensive testing, MH Goals is now pleased to reveal our new Hockey 5s foam rebound boards.   We have designed these lightweight, durable rebound boards to make setting up your Hockey 5s pitch quick and easy. Manufactured from closed cell cross linked co-polymer foam they…

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Football Foundation Goalpost Guide

If you’re an organisation which provides sporting facilities for grassroots football, you could be eligible for a Football Foundation grant of thousands of pounds towards new goals for your ground.   The Football Foundation is a charity jointly funded by the Premier League, the FA and the government, set up to help communities improve their…

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Lift and Lower Evolution Wheel

New Patent Granted for the Evolution Wheel

We are delighted to announce that the patent for our unique Evolution wheel has now been granted.   When the latest football safety standard BSEN16579 was first announced, one of the big changes was a greater focus on mitigating the hazards of finger entrapment and shear points on sports equipment. Rather than seeing this as…

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Green Lane Playing Fields Wiltshire FA

Partnering with Wiltshire FA

One of our most recent projects has been the supply and installation of new goals at Wiltshire FA’s latest football facility – Green Lane Playing Fields.   The £1.7 million facility will improve quality and access to football facilities in Wiltshire, helping increase grassroots participation and reaching more people from the local community through football….

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North Riding FA logo

Extending our partnership with North Riding FA

We are delighted to announce that we will be continuing as the Official Goalpost Supplier of North Riding FA for a further three years.  MH Goals has supplied many of North Riding’s clubs and facilities with goals, nets and other football equipment since our partnership began in 2017, ensuring everyone has access to high quality…

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Northumberland FA logo

Renewing our Northumberland Partnership

MH Goals has recently signed an agreement with Northumberland County FA to continue as their preferred supplier of goal equipment for a further three years. We will also be sponsoring the U18/U17 Junior Cup for those three years, supporting the next generation of players as they prepare for the transition to the adult game. Northumberland…

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Hampshire FA become the latest MH Goals partner

MH Goals are pleased to announce they will be Hampshire FA’s official goal sponsor until the end of June 2022. The partnership will provide all Hampshire FA affiliated clubs with discounts to purchase a variety of equipment. Hampshire FA provides services to the local football community and delivers the National Game Strategy in partnership with…

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Football Foundation Approved Supplier

If you’re a grassroots club you can get a grant up to £1,200 per set of our goals from the Football Foundation.   MH Goals is an approved supplier for The Football Foundation, a charity set up by the FA, Premier League and Government to support grassroots football across the country. Its aim is to…

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Covid-19 Statement

To ensure the safety of our staff during the Coronavirus outbreak MH Goals have taken the decision to temporarily suspended our manufacturing operation and move all of our office staff to remote working. However in line with government guidelines the online side of our business will remain open and in stock items will be dispatched…

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Goal Guide

The Ultimate MHGoals Guide

When it comes to choosing the right goal for your ground, the options can seem overwhelming. Our range has over 100 different goal variations, to meet the needs of every type of pitch, so how do you know which one to choose? We present to you the Ultimate MH Goals Guide.   Download your FREE…

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Revolution Goal with Full swivel wheels

The Revolution has arrived

MH Goals is proud to present our new lift and lower Revolution portable goal. With its swivel wheel it’s been designed to easily go through narrow gates and accesses while still having the ability to be used on all playing surfaces.   The new Revolution goal is packed with features and has been designed not…

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Crossbar swing test

Leading the way on goal post safety and design

MH Goals has been at the cutting edge of goal post safety testing for years and as many people will know, our company MD is a recognised independent expert for the BSI. The biggest change to goal post safety in recent years was the introduction of BSEN16579 which overhauled the old BS8462 standard. This new…

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Goalpost testing for BSEN16579

Goalpost Safety – Tried and Tested

Every goal produced by MH Goals conforms to BSEN16579, making them even safer for everyone who uses them, from Premier League to Sunday league. MH Goals is run by Mark Harrod, the UK’s only recognised independent expert on goalpost safety, design and manufacturing, so the safety of the products we manufacture is, and always has…

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Manchester Women's Futsal

Women’s sport on the rise

Football is now the biggest participation sport for women and girls in England. According to FA statistics there are now over 2.5 million registered female players in England, and the number of registered women’s teams is set to hit 12,000 by next year. There are more than 900 Wildcats FA Girls’ Football Centres around the…

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ISFA logo

New partnership with the Independent Schools Football Association

MH Goals is now the Officially Approved Goalpost Supplier to the Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA). While independent schools are traditionally associated with rugby football rather than association football, the round ball game has always had a presence at many independent schools, going back to the days of the Corinthian Casuals. The ISFA has been…

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Beccles Town 3G pitch

New Facilities at MH Goals-sponsored Beccles Town

After two years of planning and hard work, Beccles Town FC now have their own state of the art 3G pitch to play on. The club has suffered for years with cancelled games due to flooded pitches at their ground. Now congested fixture lists and disappointed players will be a thing of the past thanks…

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Lift and Go Goal being lifted

It’s Time to Lift and Go

Introducing the Lift and Go range of goals, the latest innovation from MH Goals. This new range has been designed to make moving your goals as easy as possible. With this innovative design there’s no raising and lowering wheels, no unscrewing or loosening parts, no undoing chains or removing pegs. When you want to move…

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Cumberland FA logo

Combining with Cumberland FA

We have recently signed a new partnership with Cumberland FA, with an agreement to be an official Goalpost Partner for Cumberland FA’s Youth County Cup. Cumberland FA is one of the oldest Football Associations in the country, having been founded in 1884. They run a full range of leagues for men, women and children, and…

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Garden Goals from MH Goals

Get MH Goals in Your Back Garden With Our New Garden Goal Range

Introducing the new MH Goals garden goal range. Our goals have graced the pitches of some of the finest stadiums that that the UK has to offer. For years we’ve designed, built and supplied top quality goals, and you can find them being used by Premier League clubs and Sunday League teams, sports centres and…

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Lift and Lower Evolution Wheel

Lift and Lower: Evolving the Wheel

MH Goals is proud to introduce our latest product innovation – the Lift and Lower Evolution.   Our current lift and lower wheel can be found at thousands of sports facilities across the UK and has become the mainstay of portable aluminium goals. However, with the introduction of BSEN16579 the design had to change to…

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Humble Playing Fields in Liverpool

Parklife for MH Goals – Supplying the UK’s Largest Football Foundation Project

MH Goals has completed the largest Football Foundation funded project in the country – Parklife in Liverpool.   The scheme saw the construction of four football hubs in Liverpool; each with three full size 3G pitches, changing rooms and extensive car parking. The project, called Parklife, is the brainchild of the FA, and follows on…

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MH Goals at the Nest

Taking Flight At The Nest

  Last month MH Goals had the privilege of attending the opening of The Nest, a football facility run by Norwich City Community Sports Foundation (CSF).   As part of our sponsorship we supplied The Nest with two pairs of Pro Stadium wheeled 24×8 football goals, and seven pairs of self-weighted goals at various sizes….

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Manchester Futsal

MH Goals Signs Exclusive Deal With Manchester Futsal Club

We are delighted to announce we have signed a deal to become Manchester Futsal Club’s lead sponsor for the forthcoming season. This deal is part of an exclusive partnership with Manchester Futsal Club, which sees us supporting the Seniors, Development Team and Women’s Team in the FA Futsal National League for the coming season. It…

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Futsal Goal

Great New Futsal Goal Offer

With our recent tie up with Manchester Futsal and the new guidelines on Mini Soccer and Futsal being released by the FA, we thought there was no better time to introduce our best ever Futsal goal offer.   At the start of this season the FA released new guidelines for Mini Soccer and Futsal and…

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Holdfast Net Hook

Holdfast – The Net Hook Revolution

MH Goals are proud to announce the launch of the Holdfast Net Hook – the biggest change in net hook design for a decade.   Football goal net hooks are one of the most commonly used items in the game and never a day passes without a groundsman, player or volunteer twisting and turning them…

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Grass wall in the MH Goals office

New Office Complete

After several months of planning, construction, fitting, and decorating we have finished work on our new office facility. When we moved to our ¾ acre site eighteen months ago we were using the units that were originally here. While these are fine for general use, when it came to the exacting nature of our work…

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Foundation of Light, Sunderland

Objective: To advise on, supply and install a range of equipment for the Beacon of Light. This project was to install a large array of sports equipment across five floors of Northumberland’s iconic Beacon of Light centre. The Beacon of Light is Sunderland’s most innovative sports and education facility and the first of its kind…

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Equal Playing Field (EPF) Mount Kilimanjaro world record attempt

Objective: To design and manufacture a pair of 24×8 goals that were light and highly portable for Equal Playing Field (EPF) initiative In 2017 MH Goals were approached by Equal Playing Field (EPF) to support them in their world record attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and play the highest altitude game of football ever. The…

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Chelsea FC Academy Indoor Arena

Objective: Manufacture, deliver and install Football goals, team shelters, soccer arena with netting, and spectator stands. After successfully supplying Chelsea’s stadium at Stamford Bridge with new stadium and training goals, MH Goals was asked to supply a range of equipment for the their new indoor arena. The arena is part of Chelsea’s impressive Cobham training…

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Manchester University

Objective: Manufacture, deliver and install Football, Hockey and Rugby goals along with bespoke floodlight pads and pitch accessories.   In late 2016 Manchester University embarked on the largest ever Football Foundation funded project. The Fallowfield campus site had four new synthetic turf pitches — two hockey, one football and one rugby pitch — with MH…

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Summer of Football Giveaway

All eyes are on Russia for the biggest football tournament in the world and to celebrate we are giving you the chance to win one of our bestselling lightweight 12 x 6 goals. Plus we’re giving away a football every match day of the tournament! To enter you need to: Find the day’s competition post…

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Groundsman of the Year Award

Supporting Beds FA Groundsman of the Year

MH Goals were recently at the Bedfordshire FA End of Season Maintenance Event as sponsors of the Groundsman of the Year award.   The five shortlisted candidates for Groundsman of the Year were visited earlier in the week by a select panel, consisting of James Petty (Football Development Manager), Phil Jeggo (Institute Of Groundsmanship) &…

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Mark Harrod

MH Goals MD becomes independent expert for the British Standards Institution

MH Goals Managing Director Mark Harrod is widely known as one of the country’s leading authorities on sport equipment safety, and has now been recognised as an independent expert for the British Standards Institution (BSI) and the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN). Sports equipment safety has been an integral part of Mark’s career for over 40…

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MH Goals and the Beacon of Light

MH Goals has won the contract to supply the sports equipment for Sunderland’s flagship new sports and education facility – the Beacon of Light. The Beacon of Light, due to open its doors to the public in the summer, is a five storey multi-functional sports, health and education centre which includes a multi-use sports hall…

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Pressure jet Markers Crest

Pressure Jet Markers – A History

Pressure Jet Markers Ltd (PJM) is the oldest line marker manufacturer in the country and has produced machines that have graced hundreds of major sports events over the last 60 years. Its history is a fascinating story of machines and innovations that were far ahead of their time.   Pressure Jet Markers was formed off…

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Norfolk FA

Helping Norfolk FA to bridge the gap

MH Goals is contributing nearly £1000 worth of equipment to help junior footballers make the transition to the adult game. Norfolk FA is running a series of workshops this spring to explore the best way to bridge the gap between youth football and senior football. Aimed at U15-17 managers, the evenings will consist of group…

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Walking Football

Walking the talk

One of the most rewarding parts of our work is to be able to support grassroots football, and so we were pleased to supply a new set of goals to a community pitch in Nottinghamshire. However, the first players to test the new posts weren’t Sunday League battlers or enthusiastic youngsters. Instead it was a…

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Make sure you carry out a regular goalpost safety check this winter

Your Winter Goalpost Safety Check

With winter now upon us, bringing with it shorter days and colder weather, it can be easy to cut corners when doing a goalpost safety check. However just spending a few moments more on the set up and maintenance of your equipment will help prevent injury and prolong the life of your goals.   Download…

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2017 review

2017 – A Year to Remember

December’s here already, and looking back it’s been an absolutely packed year – no wonder it seems to have flown by! Here are some of our 2017 highlights: In April the highly respected Pressure Jet Markers, famed throughout the industry for their line marking machines, became part of the MH Goals family. We worked for…

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All our goals meet BS EN 16579

BS EN 16579 – What it means for you.

In October 2018, the new European BS EN 16579 was published; the most significant change in goal post safety for over five years. MH Goals MD Mark Harrod was instrumental in shaping this new standard, having been brought in as an independent expert to the panel. What is BS EN 16579? BS EN 16579 is a…

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Guests talking with Mark at last year's event

MH Goals are gearing up for Saltex 2017

Saltex 2017 is the UK’s largest grounds care and sports event, and is held annually at the NEC Birmingham. This year it takes place on 1-2 November and MH Goals will be there with our biggest ever stand. We’ll have some of our latest products on show to give you the chance to see them…

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MH Goals Devon

MH Goals becomes Devon FA’s next partner

For the 2017/18 season and the next three years, Devon FA is being supported by MH Goals. MH Goals became Devon County FA’s Official Goal Post Supplier this summer, launching the partnership at the Devon FA Senior 11 vs Plymouth Argyle game in July. Every club under the Devon FA banner will now be able…

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The launch of Love Football Live Football

MH Goals and Suffolk FA: Loving Football, Living Football

For the second year running MH Goals will be supporting Suffolk FA’s Love Football, Live Football, taking place this October across the region. This celebration of grassroots football in Suffolk was a huge success in 2016, and allows MH Goals to continue their support of the local game in the county. Suffolk FA Senior Football Development…

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MH Goals and Norfolk County FA: Growing Grassroots Football Together

In Autumn 2016 we were delighted to announce the start of a three-year partnership with Norfolk County Football Association. Nearly one year on the partnership is continuing to align and strengthen both brands, working to provide quality football equipment to grassroots clubs at affordable prices. In addition, it’s seen Norfolk-affiliated clubs provided with further discounts…

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Goals made in Britain - right here in our bespoke Suffolk factory

MH Goals Ltd expands operations

It’s all systems go for MH Goals! We’re delighted to announce the completion of a brand new factory at our Suffolk headquarters. The new factory is located on a ¾ acre site in Beccles and has been built to our bespoke design, enabling us to create the efficient production line we wanted, using modern manufacturing techniques…

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Extended Partnership with Durham FA announced

MH Goals is proud to announce a continued and extended partnership with Durham County FA as sponsor of the Durham County FA U14 Youth League for the coming 2017/18 season. This extended partnership will see MH Goals Ltd sponsor the league, which is provided by the County FA as part of our support to 11v11 football, for the next…

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Buy Football Goals from MH Goals Ltd

A month of brand new products

June was the month MH Goals were able to reveal some of the brand new products we offer. We are dedicated to bringing you innovative, high quality and competitively priced equipment for your grounds and across a wide range of sports. We’ve brought all of these new products together for you for a quick recap!…

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MH Goals on top of the world

Our goals have been used in some pretty impressive places – for example Stamford Bridge, home of Premier League Champions Chelsea FC – but this June they’ve gone even further. Around 15,000 feet further in fact, all the way to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Two all-women football teams have just returned from…

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One year of collaboration between MH Goals and Oxfordshire FA

This June marks one year since MH Goals partnered up with Oxfordshire FA. Since the link was made, all Oxfordshire FA affiliated clubs have enjoyed access to exclusive discounts when purchasing football goals through the MH Goals website. Clubs can also get funding support for goalposts supplied by MH Goals Ltd through the OFA Small…

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MH Goals proud to be Football Foundation Approved Supplier

Over a year has now passed since MH Goals became a Football Foundation Approved Supplier, and it has already proven to be a great partnership. Football Foundation run funding schemes that provide grants to football clubs, schools, councils and local sports associations. Grants can be used to purchase new goals, and for improvements to pitches and surrounding grounds. In…

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MH Goals teams up with Northumberland FA

We’re delighted to announce the beginning of a new partnership with Northumberland County FA. The partnership means that MH Goals will be Northumberland County FA’s preferred supplier of goal equipment for a period of three years until January 2020. Matthew Harrod, Sales Director, said: “MH Goals are delighted to become one of Northumberland’s FA’s commercial…

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MH Goals expands on line marking expertise

We are delighted to announce that Pressure Jet Markers Ltd, suppliers of grass line-marking machines, are now part of the MH Goals family. Pressure Jet’s line markers have been the choice of professionals for over 60 years. The revolutionary Dimple Line Marker can be found at some of Europe’s top clubs and national stadiums, including…

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Futsal Goal

MH Goals support Northamptonshire FA Futsal Programme

MH Goals is committed to supporting grassroots football, with links to regional Football Associations across the UK. One such example of this commitment is the support we’ve provided to Northamptonshire FA during our partnership so far. Last September, MH Goals donated new Futsal goals to Northamptonshire FA’s Futsal Programme for use at the Arena Sports…

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Further Expansion At MH Goals With The Purchase Of Pressure Jet Markers Ltd

We are delighted to announce that from April, Pressure Jet Markers Ltd, suppliers of grass line marking machines, will become part of the MH Goals family. Pressure Jet’s line markers have been the choice of professionals for over 60 years. Their revolutionary Dimple Line Marker can be found at some of Europe’s top clubs and national…

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MH Goals Chelsea FC goal posts

Together, We Make The Game

MH Goals may be fairly new to the industry, but our experience and commitment to the industry is incomparable! With the highly respected Mark Harrod in charge, who has over 35 years of experience in sports equipment design, safety and manufacturing, we specialise in manufacturing and distributing aluminium and steel football goals, plus a huge…

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