Having football gloves that fit is crucial. That’s why we’ve created this guide on how to measure football gloves at home.
For people playing Gaelic Football or as a goalkeeper in soccer, having gloves which fit correctly is super important when it comes to handling a ball.
So take a look below and get all the information you need before you head instore or online to buy some football gloves.
How To Measure Football Gloves At Home
Measure around (Option 1):
Wrap a fabric tape measure around the widest part of your hand. When measuring for glove size, you should always measure your dominant hand.
The measuring tape should wrap over the top of your hand and across the palm on the widest point, excluding your thumb. You should round up to the next highest inch, then add 1 full size.
This will get the size of your glove.
Measure lengthwise (Option 2):
Place the tape measure at the tip of your middle finger, then stretch the tape down to the base of your hand, hold it tight where your wrist begins.
Choose the larger number and round up (Adults):
For adults, you will add 1 inch pending your preference of fit.
You should have between half an inch and a quarter of an inch room at the top of the finger, to allow the seems to respond every time you catch the ball.
Here is an example: if the length of your hand measures 7.5 inches, you then round your size up to the next number (8) and add an additional one inch. Therefore, your size will be 9.
Choose the larger number and round up (Young Adults):
For young adults, you should have between half an inch and a quarter of an inch room at the top of the finger to allow the seems in the glove to respond every time you catch the ball.
If you measure a size 6, start your fitting with this size.
We hope this was helpful for you and you can now measure your gloves size at home. Check out the Intersport Elverys website to find our full range of football gloves HERE.