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]
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].
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.
Game after game, week after week, Emiliano Martínez continues to prove he’s no one-season wonder. On Feb. 27, the Aston Villa goalkeeper picked up his third clean sheet in his last four Premier League... [READ MORE].
One of the biggest criticisms Kepa Arrizabalaga faced last season was his reluctance to attack crosses and set-pieces. The Spaniard was very reserved -- he rarely, if ever, left his line, and it was even rarer to... [READ MORE]
Chelsea fans, your wish has been granted. With the current season already underway, the Blues have finally found a new goalkeeper in Édouard Mendy. Days after Chelsea manager Frank Lampard confirmed the 28 year old's medical... [READ MORE]
It was the dream start to Arsenal’s 2020-21 season. On August 29, the Gunners defeated reigning Premier League champions Liverpool in the FA Community Shield. Arsenal, who qualified for the match as 2019-20 FA Cup champions, won... [READ MORE]
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). This edition covers some topics that happened between Monday, August 3 to Sunday, August 9.
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 highlighting some star performers. This edition covers some topics that happened between Monday, July 20 and Sunday, July 26.
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].
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].
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].