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 Serie A 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 Serie A 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].
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]
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.
The 2010s: Top 10 goalkeepers of the past decade (Men, 5th to 1st).
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].
(Keeper Talk: A Goalkeeper Podcast) Episode 1: De Gea’s contract, Navas vs. Courtois, & the tragedy of Mattia Perin.
On the debut episode of Keeper Talk, Mouhamad Rachini (@ThatArabKeeper) and Bill Reno (@letsallsoccer) discuss David de Gea's new contract, the battle between Keylor Navas and Thibaut Courtois, and Mattia Perin's unfortunate luck with injuries and living up to expectations.