Leeds 5-a-side football centre Goals reopens - with these social distance changes in photos

These images show the safety measures implemented at a 5-a-side football centre which has just reopened for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 4:42 pm
Updated Friday, 26th June 2020, 4:44 pm
Goals 5-a-side centre

Goals, the 5-a-side centre in Leeds, has reopened with a host of social distancing changes in place.

These images show the safety measures implemented at a 5-a-side football centre which has just reopened for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began.
In line with social distancing regulations Goals soccer centres was shut for more than three months; however, they reopened with regulations in place last week.

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Ahead of the restart workers at Goals in Leeds, West Yorks., implemented a series of new measures to keep players safe as they returned to play.
As in many shops, there is a dedicated entrance and separate exit, to prevent people getting to close to one another, and hand sanitiser dispensers are stationed throughout.
Players are asked to sanitise before and after every session.Payments will be made digitally, as opposed to money changing hands like could happen before.
Yellow tape with the words 'please keep a safe distance' can be seen stuck on the floors inside the centre, in order to ensure social distancing is adhered to.
Full 5-a-side games are not yet permitted to be played; however, training with up to six people restarted on June 16. Goals regional support manager James Thompson said: "Although no matches are being played yet it has been great to return.
"We have strict measures in place to ensure everyone's safety and so far things have gone really well.
"People are doing things the right away and enjoying their football again, even if it is only non contact training." He added: "People cannot wait for the return of proper football, they'll be bashing the doors down I think."