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Soccer goal accidents can occur at any time and affect any family. People across the country, from all walks of life, have been the unfortunate victims of unsafe soccer goals. Families and friends of these victims have opened their hearts to share their stories about how soccer goal accidents have affected them. If you would like to share your story with Anchored for Safety please send an e-mail to info@anchoredforsafety.org

For Our Angel Zachary
We are the family of six-year-old Zachary Tran, who in 2003 was the twenty-seventh reported person to die from a falling goalpost since 1979. More...

Julia's Story
The morning of June 2, 2002, was a bright and beautiful Sunday and my eight-year-old daughter, Julia, and I were excited to play our soccer game. She would start as goalie and as one of the coaches; I would cheer her on from the sideline. More...

Michael's Story
It was September 30, 1998; Yom Kippur, and all the children had the day off from school in our Deerfield, IL, district. Our son, Michael, was nine years old, playing football with his friends in Maplewood Park, which joins our backyard. More...

May 24/25
The afternoon of May 24, 1989, Joanna, a good friend and soccer teammate, and Steve, a soccer player a grade ahead of us, were killed in a car accident. More...

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