On this day in 1963, Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin was awarded the Ballon d’Or, which is a prestigious individual accolade that recognizes the footballer perceived to be the year’s best player. The Ballon d’Or had only been awarded for the eighth time that year, but Yashin’s victory meant... [READ MORE].
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 title race is over, eh?
With seven games remaining going into Tuesday, Borussia Dortmund had a golden opportunity to close the gap on Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich. The North Rhine-Westphalia-based club... [READ MORE].
On April 25, 2020, Between the Sticks will turn one year old. To celebrate the site's anniversary (as well as its 50th post), goalkeeper journalist Mouhamad Rachini is ranking the 10 best goalkeepers from each of the five continents; Africa, Asia/Oceania, Europe, North/Central America, and South America.
To celebrate the end of the 2010s, goalie journalist Mouhamad Rachini takes a look back at some of the top netminders to have kept the sheets clean this decade. [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]
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]
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.
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]
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]