Two years ago, I wrote about some sets of goalkeepers most people probably didn’t know played together. The piece featured some of the biggest names in goalkeeping, including Jan Oblak, Gianluigi Buffon and Nelson Dida. The piece did surprisingly well... [READ MORE]
Top 10 goalkeepers in Premier League history.
To celebrate the website's two-year anniversary, goalkeeper journalist Mouhamad Rachini is ranking the 10 best goalkeepers of all time from each of the big five European leagues. This is the Premier League edition. [READ MORE].
Top 10 goalkeepers in Bundesliga history.
To celebrate the website's two-year anniversary, goalkeeper journalist Mouhamad Rachini is ranking the 10 best goalkeepers of all time from each of the big five European leagues. This is the Bundesliga edition. [READ MORE].
The top goalkeepers in the history of the Big 5 European leagues.
On April 25, 2021, Between the Sticks celebrates its two-year anniversary. In honour of the milestone, goalkeeper journalist Mouhamad Rachini is ranking the 10 best goalkeepers of all time from each of the big five European leagues: the German Bundesliga, the Spanish Liga Santander, the French Ligue 1, the English Premier League, and the Italian Serie A.
Why didn’t these goalkeepers win the Ballon d’Or?
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].
Samir Handanović & 3 other top goalkeepers who never won a major trophy.
On August 21, 2020, Sevilla etched their names into European club history once again. The Europa League veterans came into the final as the competition’s most decorated club, and they concluded the match by adding a sixth... [READ MORE].
GK Analysis: What Bürki could’ve done better (and no, ‘stronger wrists’ is not one of ’em).
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].
The 50: Top 10 European goalkeepers of all time.
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.
Classic GK Analysis: Manuel Neuer’s performance vs. Algeria was nothing short of iconic.
Every player has that one game that we remember them for; that performance that trumps any other single-game show the player has put on. It's not just one spectacular goal or gritty tackle; this is... [READ MORE].
Between the Sticks’ Bundesliga 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].
Five top-class Marc-André ter Stegen performances.
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]