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  1. Video: Berbatov doesn't care if you think he meant it or not

    Chris Wright

    Dimitar Berbatov scored the only goal of the game in Monaco's slim 1-0 victory over Nice in Ligue 1 yesterday in trademark louche style, with the Bulgarian striker sending a suitably slinky, laid-back lob over the goalkeeper to put his side ahead in ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Hammarby midfielder Jan Solli receives strange yellow card

    Chris Wright

    Way back yonder in Toe Poke's school days, the "attacking goalkeeper" was a fairly common tactical approach in the playground, with many playing in said position semi-regularly choosing to implement a dribbling tactic known colloquially referred to a...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. Van der Sar retracts birthday wishes to Krul

    Chris Wright

    Newcastle United 'keeper Tim Krul turned 26 on Thursday and to mark the occasion fellow Dutchman and card-carrying member of the Goalkeepers' Union, Edwin van der Sar, took to Twitter to wish his cohort a very happy birthday. Well versed in the pr...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  4. Video: Chilean GK scores Copa Libertadores match-winner with his ...

    Chris Wright

    Universidad de Chile went top of their Copa Libertadores group with a narrow 1-0 victory over Peruvian opponents Real Garcilaso on Tuesday night, though the only goal of the game came from the unlikliest of sources: namely, Universidad goalkeeper Joh...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  5. Video: Armenian defender scores slapstick own-goal after falling ...

    Chris Wright

    Here we join the action midway through the recent Armenian second division tie between Alashkert and Shirak's 'B' sides with the Alashkert striker just about to pip the Shirak goalkeeper to pounce on a loose ball at the edge of the area. With the ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  6. Video: Sydney FC goalkeeper thwarts penalty taker with cocky psyc...

    Chris Wright

    Sydney FC came from behind to triumph in the A-League derby against rivals Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday, though they have their plucky goalkeeper, Vedran Janjetovic, to thank for keeping them in the game. Already 0-1 up, Wanderers were awa...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  7. Bundesliga game ends 1-1 after both goalkeepers score calamitous ...

    Chris Wright

    Sticking with the Bundesliga for a moment, Saturday's encounter between Eintracht Braunschweig and Borussia Monchengladbach was notable for: 1) containing more letters than most Royal Mail sorting centres, and 2) the fact that both goalkeepers manag...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  8. Video: Lokeren GK suffers minor nervous breakdown after being fou...

    Chris Wright

    Here we join last weekend's Belgian top flight game between Lokeren and Gent at the very point where Lokeren goalkeeper Boubacar Barry is crunched by charging Gent striker Brecht Dejaegere as the ball is flashed across the goalmouth. Suddenly over...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  9. Former Port Vale goalkeeper quits football to become WWE wrestler...

    Chris Wright

    It's hardly what you'd call a well-trodden path, but former Port Vale, Crewe and Burton Albion goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson is turning his rather sizeable back on English football's lower leagues to try his hand at the world of professional wrestling....

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  10. Uruguayan GK forced to retire after slicing off four fingers

    Chris Wright

    Fingers are fairly important in the goalkeeping trade, so losing a few is always going to be a big deal to most stoppers -- as Uruguayan goalkeeper Juan Obelar had the misfortune of finding out recently. Currently three months into a six-month hia...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  11. Video: Roda JC keeper nets comically unlucky own-goal against Utr...

    Chris Wright

    While it proved to be a good weekend for Swedish goalkeepers in front of goal, Lady Luck was obviously taking a lieu day over in the Dutch Eredivisie where Roda JC 'keeper Filip Kurto chalked up possibly the most farcically unlucky own-goal ever: unw...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  12. Jurgen Klopp sent off for throwing strange rage tantrum directly ...

    Chris Wright

    Borussia Dortmund had a torrid old time of it in the Champions League on Wednesday night, going down 2-1 to Napoli in their group stage opener having had goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller sent off moments before half-time for handling outside the box. ...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  13. Video: Szczesny mocks Tottenham with piano serenade after North L...

    Chris Wright

    Rather than the usual goading Tweet, Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny opted for an altogether more cerebral and melodious method of mocking rival Tottenham fans after the Gunners' narrow 1-0 victory in Sunday's North London derby: a cheeky rendit...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  14. Sent-off keeper, nurse by day, helps save fan's life

    Chris Wright

    When his side traveled to take on King's Lynn Town FC in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League last Saturday, Stocksbridge Park Steels goalkeeper Ben Scott knew he was going to have his work cut out, what with his opponents having already hit 12 goals...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  15. Fail: Peruvian GK drops laughable clanger while attempting to "ps...

    Chris Wright

    Here we join Sunday's Peruvian Primera Division match between Sporting Cristal and Union Comercio and, for some unbeknownst reason, Union Comercial's veteran goalkeeper, Juan "Chiquito" Flores, is already trying to run down the clock despite there on...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  16. Video: Austrian amateur GK scores from edge of own six-yard box i...

    Chris Wright

    Here's USK Piesendorf goalkeeper Hannes Leo lumping in an incredible goal in the 95th minute of his side's Austrian Cup fixture against USV Berndorf at the weekend from the edge of his own six-yard box. Piesendorf had raced into an early 3-0 lead,...

    Blog | August 05, 2013