In 2023 there are more garden football goals to choose from than ever before! Whilst the wide range of goals available means you have more options to choose from, it can also make choosing the right goal quite a difficult task.
With this in mind, we’ve created the ultimate guide to the best garden football goals, covering in detail the different options available to you and recommending goal models and sizes based on different requirements, needs and budgets.
Whether you’re looking for the best pop up goal, the best goal for a small garden, or the best premium garden goal we have you covered.
After reading this blog post you’ll be much better placed to make an informed purchase, confident in the knowledge that you’re buying the best goal for your requirements.
Best First Football Goal – 6 x 4 FORZA PVC Goal
Where better to start in this list than with the best first football goal for kids! Coupled with a size 3 Garden Football Ball, the FORZA 6 x 4 Goal is perfect for younger children and can be used for target practice when bought with a 6 x 4 Goal Target Sheet.
Made from heavy duty PVC and featuring our pioneering essential locking system, the goal comes with a net that is 100% weatherproof, meaning you can leave it in the garden all year round. Easy to assemble, you can start practising and having fun in minutes.
Best Metal Garden Football Goal – 16 x 7 FORZA Alu60 Goal
If you’re looking for an incredibly robust and sturdy goal then you’ll no doubt be interested in our range of FORZA aluminium garden football goals. FORZA Alu60 goals are the obvious choice for anyone looking for a high-quality metal garden goal at a competitive price. Available in a range of sizes, from mini 6ft x 4ft to full-size 24ft x 8ft goals, you’ll find the perfect size Alu60 goal to suit your requirements and garden size.
FORZA Alu60 16ft x 7ft goalposts are used in under 11 & 12’s regulation matches, as well as senior 9-a-side games. This size goal is popular with people who own a relatively large back garden, and are looking for an extremely strong, yet lightweight goal, that looks great and adds a professional feel to any backyard training sessions or tournaments.
Best Football Goal for a Small Garden – 6 x 4 FORZA ProFlex Goal
If you’re looking for the best football goal for a small garden then the 6 x 4 ProFlex Pop Up Football Goal is the perfect choice. ProFlex goals can be set up in 2 minutes and taken down to free up space when not in use.
Featuring a heavy-duty stadium box goal net design, the ProFlex goals look amazing and provide a way to enjoy spontaneous garden kick-abouts without the need to leave the goal posts permanently in the garden. The goals are lightweight, portable and simple to store thanks to the carry bag that comes with the goals.
Best Value for Money Garden Football Goal – 12 x 6 FORZA Match PVC Goal
If you are looking for an affordable, high-quality football goal for your garden, then any of the FORZA uPVC plastic goals are a great option. Our bestselling, 12 x 6 FORZA Match Football Goal Post is a top-quality, all-weather uPVC goal post that is simple to set up and can be left outside year round.
With thick uPVC frames and our essential locking system, the goal is easy to assemble and extremely robust. For additional stability, the 12 x 6 goal features a top run-back design for the side-stanchions/frames and comes complete with a UV-stabilised HDPE net. The goal can also be bought with a target sheet for shooting practice and a convenient goal carry bag, which makes the goal simple to transport and store away.
Best Pop-up Garden Football Goal – FORZA Proflex Goal
Having already featured in this list our ProFlex goals once again make an appearance, this time for those looking for the best pop-up garden goals. Pop-up goals are great for the back garden, the beach or for training sessions down at the local field. Highly versatile, the range of ProFlex football goals are manufactured with weatherproof materials including a folding steel frame, strong fibreglass poles and white PVC tarpaulin posts.
As mentioned previously ProFlex goals can be set up in under 2 minutes. The ProFlex goals feature a quick-attachment system with snap-buttons to make the set up and folding of the goal posts simple and quick. The goals come pre-attached, reducing any chance that parts will go missing and making the set up even easier. Available in sizes ranging from 6 x 4 to 24 x 8, the 12 x 6 FORZA ProFlex Pop Up Football Goal is a popular choice for back gardens.
Best Mini Football Goal for the Garden – FORZA Mini Target Goal
If you’re looking for a compact goal for the garden then FORZA Mini Target Goals are a great option. Lightweight and extremely durable, the 3 x 2.5 PVC goals are great for target practice as well as fun family games.
The goals can be set up without any tools using the essential locking system, and boast weatherproof uPVC frames and HDPE goal nets. The goals are an extremely popular option with people looking for a starter goal for children, but they can also be used by older children that want to practise at home. Delivering high-quality at a low cost, the goals offer unbeatable value for money.
Best Large Garden Goals – 21 x 7 FORZA Alu60 Goal
If you have a spacious garden and you’re in search of a large football goal then a 21 x 7 FORZA Alu60 Football Goal is the perfect choice. The regulation size goal for U13s & 14s 11-a-side matches, Alu60 goals offer outstanding quality and durability thanks to their 60mm aluminium frames, which are incredibly robust, yet lightweight and 100% waterproof.
The freestanding goal comes complete with a professional quality, 3mm braided twine HDPE goal net and is light enough to move and store away thanks to the folding side frames/stanchions. With an in-built hinge mechanism, the galvanised side frames fold without the need for any tools, whilst the back-bar can easily be detached by hand. All Alu60 goal sizes are BS EN safety tested and are regarded as some of the most durable and sturdy 21 x 7 goals money can buy!
Best Premium Garden Goal – 16 x 7 FORZA Alu110 Freestanding Goal
If you are looking for literally the best goal posts that money can buy, then look no further than the FORZA Alu110 goal range. Currently installed and in use at Premier League football grounds including Old Trafford and St. James’ Park, FORZA Alu110 goals are truly world class!
Available in a wide range of sizes from 12 x 4 to full size 24 x 8, and in different models including ‘Freestanding’ and ‘Freestanding Box’ goal variations, the portable goals can easily be moved into different areas of the garden (or football pitch) thanks to the option to add our pioneering lever/360° wheels.
Popular at professional training grounds, 16 x 7 FORZA Alu110 Freestanding Stadium Box Football Goals are the ultimate premium garden goal. Made from extremely tough aluminium 110mm frames with a stadium-box football net, the eye-catching goal will add a real professional feel to any garden! The innovative double ratchet net system keeps the net taut, whilst the welded corner and mitred joints of the frame put the 16 x 7 Alu110 goals in a league of their own!
Most Durable Garden Goal – 8 x 6 FORZA Steel42 Goal
The FORZA Steel42 range of football goals are perfect for anyone looking for an ultra-durable and robust garden goal at an affordable price. FORZA’s steel goals can easily be assembled by hand, feature a 42mm galvanised steel frame and 3mm HDPE UV-treated weatherproof net, and come with net attachments and anchor u-pegs for additional stability.
The ideal goal size for most gardens, the 8 x 6 FORZA Steel42 Football Goals are one of our bestselling goals due to their size, durability and value for money. Incredibly strong, all of the FORZA Steel42 goals look great and are an excellent investment, resulting in many years of use all year round.
Best Multisport Garden Goal – 8 x 5 FORZA Steel42 Combination Goal Posts
If you want to practice your football skills in the garden, but also develop your ability to kick conversions and drop goals, then a combination goal post may well be the answer.
Manufactured using the strongest galvanised steel, the 8 x 5 FORZA Steel42 Combi Rugby & Football Goal Posts are perfect for anyone looking to buy a heavy-duty combination goal. Like our other garden goals, the Steel42 combi range are simple to setup by hand, thanks to the frames’ innovative button-locking system that provides additional strength & stability.
With 6ft extended uprights, the freestanding multisport goals are 100% weatherproof and feature a 2mm HDPE goal net with 100m mesh. Perfect for any football, rugby, GAA Gaelic Football, Hurling and/or American Football enthusiast!
Best Overall Garden Goal – Price, Durability & Storage – 12 x 6 FORZA Alu60
If you are looking for a garden football goal that will last many years, looks & feels highly professional, and comes at a reasonable price, then any of the FORZA Alu60 football goals are an excellent choice.
Designed by our team of sports engineers and product designers, the Alu60 football goals have been developed over several years, using a stringent testing and design iteration process. The Alu60 goals use only the highest-quality components, including stainless steel nuts & bolts, and powder-coated aluminium goalposts & crossbar.
The 12 x 6 goal is a great option for many garden sizes and can be purchased with a Pro Football Goal Target Sheet, and a Football Target Net & Ball Bag for hours of fun & effective shooting practice.
With an easy to use internal channel for attaching the 3mm braided twine goal net, the 12 x 6 alu60 goal is simple to set up and will last for many years. A lightweight, yet extremely durable & strong football goal, the 12 x 6 Alu60 is well deserving of its title of best overall garden goal.
We hope this guide has made choosing a garden goal a little easier. You may also find our football goal size guide helpful, when deciding on what dimensions to look for when purchasing a garden goal for you or your child.
Designed to withstand regular use and impacts, all FORZA goals are built to last and will be a great addition to any football enthusiast’s garden or backyard.
Whichever FORZA goal you opt for, you’ll be the proud owner of a football goal that has years of research, testing and passion behind it!
By: Andrew Griffiths