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    Sizing Up Our Most Popular Soccer Goals

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Mar 17, 2015 4:00:00 AM

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    With spring officially starting tomorrow, many soccer associations and organizations are quickly preparing for the upcoming seasons. In addition to ensuring substantial registration numbers, many soccer clubs are busy performing inventory and maintenance checks on their current gear and thinking about possible upgrades as the weather becomes more pleasant.

    Some upgrades may be as simple as upgrading smaller accessories like corner markers, balls and goal anchors, but many organizations take a careful look at aging soccer goals and begin exploring options for replacement this time of year as well.

    Over time the elements can take their toll on outdoor goals and rusting and corrosion can become not only unsightly, but unsafe for players on the pitch. If you do notice that there is some wear and tear on your goals, or they just might simply be out of date, below is a few of our most popular soccer goal options for both permanent and portable configurations.

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    Topics: Soccer Equipment

    Anchor Your Soccer Organization in Safety with Goal Anchors from Sport Systems

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Mar 12, 2015 3:30:00 AM

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    It's no secret that the proper goal anchoring system will not only keep your soccer goals in place, but will add another level of protection for those using the soccer pitch. These anchoring systems come in a number of different configurations and are easily installed permanently or semi-permanently on any size of goal.

    When you first begin your research on a new set of soccer goal anchors, we always recommend taking the following three factors into consideration:

    • Anticipated Goal Usage - semi-permanent vs. portable
    • Type of Playing Surface – grass vs. artificial turf.
    • Soil Type of Grass Fields - sand vs. loam vs. clay.

    We proudly carry a wide variety of goal anchors. Below are some of the main categories with descriptions to help you choose the anchor type that is right for you.

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    Topics: Soccer Equipment

    Official Song Of The FIFA World Cup Released

    Posted by Jeff Hurrle

    Apr 17, 2014 6:00:00 AM

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    As the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro draws closer, with kick off now just a couple of short months away, the final details are starting to come into place in Brazil, including the official song list for the world football tournament.

    When most of us think of the sounds that accompany professional soccer matches, we are likely to first imagine the spirited shouts and cheers of a stadium full of fans blowing their air horns and clapping their noisemakers. And who could forget the the usual chorus of the longtime favorite football anthem, Olé, Olé, Olé. But the World Cup comes but once every four years, and special musical arrangements are being made accordingly.

    In addition to the usual sounds of excitement that surround the pitch during a soccer game, the World Cup also gets its own world class soundtrack, including an official World Cup song. On April 8th FIFA released the official song of the of this year’s tournament: Pitbull’s latest hit, We Are One (Ole, Ola). The song also features J-Lo and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte.

     

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    Topics: Soccer Equipment

    2014 Marks The Inaugural Basketball World Cup

    Posted by Jeff Hurrle

    Apr 15, 2014 6:29:00 AM

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    As we all know, we are just two short months away from the much anticipated FIFA World Cup in Rio this summer. But it turns out that soccer isn’t the only sport hosting a World Cup tournament this year - FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, will be hosting a worldwide competition this year in Spain.

    The tournament formerly known as the FIBA World Championship will be held this year from August 30th through September 14th 2014 in various host cities across Spain, including Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Bilbao, Granada, and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

    Known from 1950-2010 as the FIBA World Championship, for the first time this year the tournament will be known as the FIBA World Cup, communicating to the worldwide sports community that the prestigious international basketball tournament ought to be recognized alongside other global sporting competitions, such as the FIFA World Cup.

     

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    Topics: Soccer Equipment

    Pelé Takes Notice Of US Youth Soccer

    Posted by Jeff Hurrle

    Apr 8, 2014 6:14:00 AM

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    Spring is in the air, and June is just around the corner! In just a few short weeks, the much anticipated FIFA World Cup will be underway, with the first match kicking off in Rio on Thursday, June 12th. As professional footballers from around the world get ready to take to the pitch, fans everywhere will be gearing up for a great month of Major League Soccer.

    The start of springtime not only means World Cup 2014 is near - it also means spring youth soccer season is about to get underway. Boys and girls of all ages both in Canada and the U.S. enjoy playing soccer every year, having fun while learning the fundamentals. These days, youth soccer participation in the U.S. rivals that of Little League, the American Pastime!

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    Topics: Soccer Equipment

    Keep Dry with Soccer Team Shelters

    Posted by Jeff Hurrle

    Jan 30, 2014 1:24:00 PM

     

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    During soccer season, diehard teams will rarely miss a game, rain or shine.  Weather doesn’t keep players from taking to the field - in fact, playing in the rain and mud add another dynamic to gameplay that some players even prefer.  

     

    While it might be fun to play soccer in the rain, it’s not always as enjoyable to be on the sidelines in a monsoon.  It is certainly easier to be a good sport about the rain from on the field than it is on from the bench. 

     

     

    Soccer players keep warm and focused by keeping in motion.  But once a player is subbed out, he needs a place to take shelter from the storm and recuperate before returning to the game. Without the chance to dry off and warm up, your players could catch cold and risk missing future games.  

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    Topics: Soccer Equipment, Soccer Shelters

    Sport Systems Sporting Equipment Services

    Posted by Jeff Hurrle

    Oct 24, 2013 2:57:00 PM

     

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    When you are looking to build a new, or refurbish a current athletic facility, coming to Sport Systems Canada is one of the best moves you can make. We have been in business since 1978 and have the experience, products, and service you need to complete your project without a hitch.


    Our people will help your people by making sure facilities are built to proper specifications for the individual sports you are building for and that you have the right equipment that is going to make your venture a great success. 

    What We Offer: 

    Basketball: Since we started business, clients have made us the number one choice for basketball equipment. We work closely with our clients to design, build and install the equipment they need. We offer indoor and outdoor court basketball gear such as backboards, basketball backboard padding, hoops, basketball nets, portable backstops, basketball backboard padding, wall-mounted systems, and in-ground installations. 

    Football: We offer standard uprights, collegiate and high school uprights. We also offer uprights that serve double-duty as soccer goals. Padding is an important part of the sport and we provide goal post padding, training pads and other football equipment. Our team will work with your contractors, maintenance staff and landscape architects to make sure you get the kind of equipment you need. 

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    Topics: Gymnasium Floor Covers, Soccer Equipment, Gym Mats, Basketball Equipment, Golf Equipment, Football Equipment, Lacrosse Equipment, Custom Gym Mats, Gym Divider Curtains, Stadium Seating, Sports Equipment, Bleachers, Badminton

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