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The latest innovation in goal design will be on show at SALTEX, 30-31 October at the NEC, Birmingham.

Mark Harrod Ltd is set to score a major result with an advance that will save time and money for pitch managers, operators and clubs.

Fourteen years after they launched the Easylift goal, which allowed equipment to be pushed and pulled around site after raising the frame above the playing surface, this latest innovation marks a leap forward to create a goal boasting ‘360-degree mobility’.

The new ‘DevoShift’ wheeled goal is intended for roll out on to synthetic and high-quality pitches. Greater mobility over frames currently available allows site personnel to steer a full-sized goal through perimeter access gates as narrow as six feet across.

“The Devoshift goal allows anyone to move it easily on and off pitches in a way simply not possible with existing products,” says Matt Page, R&D Developer at Mark Harrod Ltd.

“Our third-generation innovation will be great news for everyone who knows how tricky it can be to move goals around. Schools will find it a godsend, while pitch facilities can expect far less downtime while goals are re-positioned.”

A castor system safely encased in a tough ABS plastic cowl, with a lift and lower mechanism, maximises operational ease and safety.

“The 80mm surface clearance is more than ample for synthetic and high-quality pitches”, adds Matt, “and the smoother differential reduces any risk of snag and drag when moving it. The cowls streamlining gives the goal an impression of floating on air when moved.”

Explaining the thinking behind the revolutionary new goal, Sean Wallett, Managing Director at Mark Harrod Ltd said: “As innovators as well as manufacturers, you realise when the time comes to advance the technology of what’s out there. We feel sure the new goal will satisfy a long-held need across football to make goals infinitely mobile. This is the 360-degree goal everyone is asking for.”

For more information on Mark Harrod Ltd, please click [here]