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.
How can you say this player was so good when you never saw him play? It's the go-to argument for when a player of the past is mentioned in a positive light. I'm sure you've heard it dozens... [READ MORE]
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].
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]
Great goalkeepers aren't often the most popular figures in French football. Take Fabien Barthez. Despite being the record-holder for all-time World Cup clean sheets (10, with Peter Shilton), French World Cup appearances (17), and... [READ MORE]