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.
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.
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].
Milan Borjan was not supposed to become a professional goalkeeper. “He’s a refugee,” said Milos, host of the Serbian Football Show on Football Nation Radio. “He’s experienced a tough road and a long road.” Borjan was... [READ MORE]
Six years after their debut Europa League final appearance, Chelsea are back for a second taste of UEL glory. The Blues clinched their lone championship in the competition through a 2-1 win over Benfica in... [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]