Ice hockey and soccer nets are pretty big for their sports. It's not rocket science. In the National Hockey League, the world's premier ice hockey club competition, a goaltender must guard a goal measuring 120 cm tall and 180 cm... [READ MORE]
From an honours perspective, it's easy to see where some of the similarities between goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and goaltender Martin Brodeur lie. Both goalies have won practically everything there was to win in their careers. Neuer... [READ MORE]
Petr Čech trudged down the tunnel to a chorus of cheers. The 37-year-old had just played a full match, complete with overtime and a shootout. He had backstopped his side to a 3-2 victory... [READ MORE]
"That's enough, for fuck's sake!" Iker Casillas was livid. The Real Madrid goalkeeper raised his right arm disapprovingly, his mouth clenched and his eyes fixated on the ground beneath him. Unable to contain himself, Casillas... [READ MORE]
"Mourinho saw him as a grass, a mole, a traitor and an egoist." Those were the words of Diego Torres in his 2014 book The Special One: The Dark Side of José Mourinho. José Mourinho, not a stranger... [READ MORE]
On November 29, 2010, Barcelona and Real Madrid met in one of the most highly-anticipated Clasicos in recent times. The match was the first of its kind to be played since Spain's World Cup win. 13 players... [READ MORE]
If you're a young football fan, you'd be forgiven for thinking of Spain as a perennial football powerhouse. After all, the past 11 years has seen La Roja reach a Confederations Cup final... [READ MORE]
Every 16-year-old wishes they could be pulled out of class because of an emergency. We've all dreamed of it at some point. You imagine yourself sitting in class, bored out of your mind, your surroundings... [READ MORE]
This is the homepage for my six-part series on the career of Iker Casillas, as told by rival fans. Chapters will be revealed every three days, with Chapter One coming out on September 15 and Chapter Six coming out on September 30. You can access all six chapters here.
David de Gea is set to become the richest goalkeeper in the world. Although not yet official, reports suggest that De Gea will sign a new six-year contract with Manchester United. The deal is valued... [READ MORE]
In 1963, Dynamo Moscow's Lev Yashin was awarded the Ballon d'Or for being the year's top footballer. This came following a year that saw him win the Soviet Top League for the fifth and... [READ MORE].
Football goalkeepers are a unique bunch. They task themselves with guarding a large goal (8 feet tall by 24 feet wide, to be exact) for 90 minutes a game (sometimes more). They serve as the last line of defence... [READ MORE]
Great goalkeepers aren't often the most popular figures in French football. Take Fabien Barthez. Despite being the record-holder for all-time World Cup clean sheets (10, with Peter Shilton), French World Cup appearances (17), and... [READ MORE]
Déjà vu, anyone? For the second time in two seasons, Barcelona have bottled a three-goal lead in a UEFA Champions League knockout tie. As if the 2018 disaster in Rome wasn't enough, the... [READ MORE]
Happy (belated) birthday, Marc-André ter Stegen! Barcelona’s great German goalkeeper turned 27-years-old on April 30—just three days after ter Stegen helped the club clinch its 26th Spanish league title. It was the 12th... [READ MORE]
It’s happened again. As if this month wasn’t unkind enough to David De Gea, April showers rained down on the Spaniard’s parade for (hopefully) one last time. With Chelsea down 1-0 to Manchester United in their April 28 matchup, centre-back... [READ MORE]