After what seems like forever, the 2019-20 season is finally coming to an end. I think it's safe to say that we've never had a season quite like this season. Obviously, the biggest story is the presence of COVID-19
The Glove Bag: Moacir Barbosa’s tragedy, missed penalties & the near post myth.
Welcome to this week's edition of the Glove Bag! This weekly mailbag looks at some intriguing goalkeeper topics from the past week (Monday to Sunday), from a moment in goalkeeping history to discussing a popular goalkeeping-related topic. This edition covers some topics that happened between Monday, July 13 and Sunday, July 19.
7 goalkeeper pairs you forgot were once teammates.
Football has seen some curious crossovers in its history -- as should be expected, given the sport is over 150 years old. Given that, it should come to no one's surprise to learn that many of the game's top... [READ MORE]
(Keeper Talk: A Goalkeeper Podcast) Episode 2: GK kit power rankings, Neuer’s sweeper ‘keeper antics, & Adrián’s relief status.
On the second episode of Keeper Talk, Mouhamad Rachini (@ThatArabKeeper) and Bill Reno (@letsallsoccer) rank some goalkeeper kits, discuss Manuel Neuer's latest sweeper 'keeper play, and ponder over Adrián's ability to replace Alisson Becker.
4 bold GK predictions for the 2019-20 season.
Welcome to the 2019-20 season! With the Trophée des Champions, DFL-Supercup, and Community Shield all having kicked off this weekend, the new season of European football is officially underway. This season promises... [READ MORE]
Messi, Van Dijk, & Salah’s international failures open the door for an Alisson Ballon d’Or win.
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].
Between the Sticks’ Premier League Bronze, Silver, and Gold Glove winners
*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]
Liverpool have one man to thank for their UCL run: Alisson Becker.
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]