On Sunday, June 21, Real Madrid defeated Real Sociedad by a score of 2-1. Goals from Sergio Ramos -- the new top-scoring defender in Liga Santander history -- and Karim Benzema sealed the deal for the visitors, who've... [READ MORE].
Football is back, baby! Well, OK, football has been back for a while; the South Korean K League 1 opened their season on May 8, the German Bundesliga returned on May 16, and the Portuguese Liga NOS returned on June 3... [READ MORE].
For a number of soccer fans, especially those who grew up in the 21st century, former Real Madrid and Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas may be the greatest goalkeeper in the sport's history. He's... [READ MORE.
Stop me if you've heard this before: Thibaut Courtois' error cost Real Madrid a win. It seems to be the story of his Los Blancos career. Since controversially forcing his way to the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in 2018, Courtois'... [READ MORE]
Jan Oblak clearly doesn't believe in New Year's resolutions. While most of us are spending our first days of 2020 living through our "new year, new me" fantasies, Oblak has continued doing what he's always... [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]
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]
Two months after telling Ziggo Sport that he would like to move to a new club for more playing minutes, Barcelona's Jasper Cillessen got his wish. The 30-year-old Dutchman was included as part of an unusual... [READ MORE]
With the 2018-2019 European club seasons having come to a close, Between the Sticks is honouring the best goalkeepers from the top five European leagues (Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1, Premier League, and Serie A)... [READ MORE]
While rumours swirl around the futures of Keylor Navas and Thibaut Courtois with Real Madrid, debates have also emerged regarding the place of Luca Zidane and Andriy Lunin at the club. Luca is the... [READ MORE]
After three seasons with Barcelona, Jasper Cillessen is finally ready for a challenge elsewhere. The Dutch international joined the club from Ajax in 2016 following the departure of Claudio Bravo, but he’s only ever seen limited playing time. In three years with 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]