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Chapecoense ‘Keeper Jackson Follmann Takes Part In First Training Session Since Losing Leg In Devastating Plane Crash (Photo)

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Jackson Follman was one of just six survivors of the devastating air crash that claimed the lives of 71 people when a plane flying the Chapecoense first team into Medellin airport went down in the rural hills outside the Colombian city.

The Brazilian club was near-decimated, but immediately came fighting back from the brink, fulfilling (and winning) aCopa Libertadores fixture just three months later with two of the survivors defender Neto and winger Alan Ruschel – named in the match-day squad.

Bayern Munich Coax Veteran ‘Keeper Tom Starke Out Of Retirement To Help Cover Manuel Neuer’s Extended Injury Lay-Off

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Bayern Munich have added veteran goalkeeper Tom Starke to their Champions League squad despite the fact that the 36-year-old retired from football four months ago,

Starke managed a full 10 appearances in five years at Bayern before calling it quits at the end of last season, only to make a couple of cameos in the Bavarian club's pre-season tour of the USA.

‘I Pray He Heals Fast’ – Sadio Mane Offers Facebook Apology To Ederson After Mashing Studs Into Man City Keeper’s Face

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As you may have heard, Sadio Mane was shown a straight red card during Liverpool's heavy defeat to Man City on Saturday for leaving an imprint of his studs in Ederson's left (facial) cheek.

A seemingly lifeless Ederson received almost 10 minutes of treatment on the pitch before being administered gas and air and being carted away on a spinal board and rushed to City's on-site medical facility to check for fractures, only for the Brazilian 'keeper to return to the dugout after half-time with a sticking plaster on his face.

Videos

Tempting Fate: Cocky Goalkeeper Gets His Comeuppance In Tanzanian Local League Match (Video)

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With his side leading 1-0 and 20 minutes left to play, one Tanzanian goalkeeper decided that a bit of cocky time-wasting was in order.

After parrying a powerful freekick, the stopper began toying with the opposing striker by waiting until the last moment to pick the ball up.

Alas, the striker's reactions were just that split-second faster.

Belgian Pro League: Mechelen ‘Keeper Colin Coosemans Provides Outstanding Assist For 93rd-Minute Equaliser (Video)

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The photograph you see before you is of KV Mechelen goalkeeper Colin Coosemans very much occupying his natural habitat: getting down to make a save within the comfortable, familiar environs of his own 18-yard box.

However, with Mechelen trailing 2-1 against Royal Excel Mouscron in the Belgian top flight on Saturday evening, Coosemans went rogue.

Serie B: Trapani Goalkeeper Mirko Pigliacelli Sparks Counter-Attack With 80-Yard Cavalry Charge Down Field (Video)

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Fans of unorthodox, unnecessarily risky goalkeeping will no doubtenjoy this sublime little nugget lifted from Sunday's Serie B encounter between Frosinone and Trapani.

After going behind after just 11 minutes, relegation-threatened Trapani found themselves chasing the game for the majority of the afternoon.

Classic Moments: John O’Shea Keeps Clean Sheet After Going In Goal For Manchester United, 2007 (Photo & Video)

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Dear fellows, would you believe that it's ten years to the very day that the very complexionof Association Football changed forever?

Indeed, at White Hart Lane on 4th February of 2007,we collectively witnessed a spectacular event that shifted the paradigmentirely.

We are of course talking about when Edwin van der Sar broke his nose and John O'Shea Slayer of Figo had to goin nets for Manchester United.

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Ailing Nigerian ‘keeper Ikeme able to crack joke

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigerian international goalkeeper Carl Ikeme felt able to crack a joke on transfer deadline day in England despite lying in hospital being treated for acute leukaemia.

The 31-year-old - who plays for second tier English side Wolverhampton Wanderers - tweeted a picture of himself from hospital where he has been receiving treatment since last month.

Ailing Nigerian ‘keeper Ikeme able to crack joke

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigerian international goalkeeper Carl Ikeme felt able to crack a joke on transfer deadline day in England despite lying in hospital being treated for acute leukaemia.

The 31-year-old - who plays for second tier English side Wolverhampton Wanderers - tweeted a picture of himself from hospital where he has been receiving treatment since last month.

‘Not worth risking’ – Loew defends Neuer omission

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany head coach Joachim Loew said he is not prepared to risk captain Manuel Neuer for their World Cup qualifiers despite grumblings from the goalkeeper, who is back after injury.

Neuer was unhappy about being omitted when Loew named his squad for the Russia 2018 qualifiers against the Czech Republic in Prague on Friday and Norway four days later in Stuttgart.

‘Not worth risking’ – Loew defends Neuer omission

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany head coach Joachim Loew said he is not prepared to risk captain Manuel Neuer for their World Cup qualifiers despite grumblings from the goalkeeper, who is back after injury.

Neuer was unhappy about being omitted when Loew named his squad for the Russia 2018 qualifiers against the Czech Republic in Prague on Friday and Norway four days later in Stuttgart.

Everton in double swoop for Pickford, Klaassen

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London (AFP) – Everton made Jordan Pickford Britain’s most expensive goalkeeper on Thursday as they signed the Sunderland star in a deal worth up to £30 million ($38 million, 34 million euros).

England Under-21 international Pickford will cost Everton an initial £25 million, surpassing the £10 million Southampton paid to sign his international colleague Fraser Forster from Celtic in 2014.

Everton in double swoop for Pickford, Klaassen

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London (AFP) – Everton made Jordan Pickford Britain’s most expensive goalkeeper on Thursday as they signed the Sunderland star in a deal worth up to £30 million ($38 million, 34 million euros).

England Under-21 international Pickford will cost Everton an initial £25 million, surpassing the £10 million Southampton paid to sign his international colleague Fraser Forster from Celtic in 2014.

Manchester City complete move for goalkeeper Ederson

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London (AFP) – Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

The announcement came a week after Benfica said they had agreed to sell the 23-year-old to City for 40 million euros ($45 million, £34.

Manchester City sign goalkeeper Ederson: Benfica

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Lisbon (AFP) – Pep Guardiola’s summer recruitment drive continued apace on Thursday as Manchester City signed the up-and-coming Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes from Benfica, the Portuguese champions announced.

The 40-million-euro (£34.85m, $44.87m) deal makes the 23-year-old the most expensive goalkeeper since Juventus paid Parma 52 million euros for Gianluigi Buffon back in 2001.

Manchester City sign goalkeeper Ederson: Benfica

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Lisbon (AFP) – Pep Guardiola’s summer recruitment drive continued apace on Thursday as Manchester City signed the up-and-coming Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes from Benfica, the Portuguese champions announced.

The 40-million-euro (£34.85m, $44.87m) deal makes the 23-year-old the most expensive goalkeeper since Juventus paid Parma 52 million euros for Gianluigi Buffon back in 2001.

Guardiola plays for time over Hart future

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has tried to play down talk of Joe Hart’s Manchester City future, despite previous indications that the goalkeeper is set to leave at the end of the season.

Hart told the BBC on Thursday that he is “surplus to requirements” at the Etihad and does not expect to play for City again, having joined Italian Serie A club Torino on a season’s loan last August.

Guardiola plays for time over Hart future

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has tried to play down talk of Joe Hart’s Manchester City future, despite previous indications that the goalkeeper is set to leave at the end of the season.

Hart told the BBC on Thursday that he is “surplus to requirements” at the Etihad and does not expect to play for City again, having joined Italian Serie A club Torino on a season’s loan last August.

Guardiola to select Man City goalkeepers game-by-game

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has effectively admitted he no longer has a first-choice goalkeeper after declaring he will choose between Willy Caballero and Claudio Bravo on a game-by-game basis.

Bravo was brought in from Barcelona in August to be the senior goalkeeper, but has lost his Premier League place to Caballero in recent weeks after a series of inconsistent displays.

Klinsmann’s goalkeeper son named to US under-20 team

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Chicago (AFP) – Jonathan Klinsmann, the son of fired US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, has been called into the American squad for the North American regional under-20 championship tournament.

The younger Klinsmann, a goalkeeper for the University of California, was among five college players in the lineup, which also included defender Marlon Fossey and midfielder Luca de la Torre from English Championship side Fulham.

Buffon smells wind of change as Spain arrive minus Casillas

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) Gianluigi Buffon admits the prospect of losing his status as Italy's undisputed number one goalkeeper has been brought closer by the arrival of Spain ahead of the sides' 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

At 38 years old, Buffon remains pivotal to an Azzurri side that upset Euro 2016 predictions by reaching the quarter-finals, where only a dramatic 6-5 penalty shootout defeat to Germany ended their hopes.

Andre Blake

Numbers show McCarthy keeps the Union in good hands

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Andre Blake may be out for a bit, but John McCarthy has proven he's a solid MLS goalkeeper.

I'm going to give you three sets of goalkeeper numbers, and I'd like for you to guess to whom they belong.

Put down your pens and pencils. Time's up.

Player A is MLS All-Star team goalkeeper Tim Howard, whose Goals Against Average is 24th out of the 35 goalkeepers with over 90 minutes played this season.

How good is Andre Blake?

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Andre Blake is the reigning MLS Goalkeeper of the Year and one of the best shot-stoppers in the league. He is also such a conundrum in possession that he is holding the Union back from reaching their full potential.

Andre Blake nominated for CONCACAF Goalkeeper of the Year

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It's his second consecutive nomination.

Philadelphia Union and Jamaica goalkeeper Andre Blake is among the nominees for CONCACAF Male Goalkeeper of the Year, the confederation announced today. This is his second consecutive nomination, as he was shortlisted in 2014 as well.

Fellow MLS goalkeepers Bill Hamid (DCU) and Evan Bush (MTL) are also up for the award, with Brad Guzan, Dwayne Miller (JAM), Esteban Alvarado (CRC), Guillermo Ochoa (MEX), Jaime Penedo (PAN), and Moisés Muñoz (MEX) rounding out the list.

United States Men's National Team

Gonzalez 'not likely' to play as USMNT pursues Gold Cup title

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Jesse Gonzalez has Jesse Gonzalez has the potential to be a strong U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper. Given the experience and skill-set he's displayed at just 22 years old, it's easy to see that the future is bright for the FC Dallas goalkeeper.

That future, though, is unlikely to includes any USMNT appearances over the next few weeks.

David Bingham looking to prove himself in absence of USMNT regulars

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Since 2010, either Tim Howard or Brad Guzan has started 93 of the U.S. Men's National Team's 118 matches. Aside from 25 exceptionsthroughout the past six years, one of the two has been responsible for manning the goalkeeper position, while providing consistency and veteran leadership from the back.

Arsenal

‘It’s The Strangest Thing That’s Happened So Far’ – Sutton United Reserve ‘Keeper Wayne Shaw Reveals He’s Been Asked To Pose Naked

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It's fair to say Sutton United have been revellingin the attention brought about by their remarkable FA Cup run, especially tonight's fifth-round tie against Arsenal.

Indeed, reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has become something of an unlikely star, with the 45-year-old, 20 stone "Roly Poly Goalie"being singled out as the physical embodiment of the non-league dream.

Poll: How many Arsenal fans would give Ospina starting role?

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Throughout the day we will be asking readers to vote for their favoured Arsenal starting line-ups, and while we know the team is picked differently depending on our opponents, we would like to know who you rate as our best. We will kick this off with the goalkeeper, and you could not pick a more [...

New England Revolution

Revolution Transfers 2016: Matt Turner loaned to the Richmond Kickers

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Goalkeeper Matt Turner has been loaned to the Richmond Kickers.

New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner has been loaned to the Richmond Kickers (USL), according to RVA is RED.

Turner, 21, signed with the Revolution on March 3rd after a successful preseason trial. The rookie spent four years at Fairfield University, serving as the starter for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

MLS Draft Preview: Goalkeeper group led by Andrew Tarbell

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The Revs need a third string goalie, but it's unlikely they draft one high.

With Brad Knighton and Bobby Shuttleworth locked down for the foreseeable future, the New England Revolution don't need to select a goalkeeper in Thursday's SuperDraft.

Nonetheless, there is a trio of draft-eligible shot stoppers who will catch the eye of general managers and coaches alike.

The Rest

1,250 And Counting: Wisbech Town ‘Keeper Paul Bastock Breaks Peter Shilton Record For Most Games In Club Football

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Wisbech Town's Paul Bastock broke Peter Shilton's long-standing record for the most appearances in competitive club football on Saturday, with the 47-year old goalkeeper racking up his 1,250th game.

Bastock, whoowns a window cleaning business, made his record-breaking appearance for United Counties League Premier Division team Wisbech in their FA Vase clash with Thetford Town at Mundford Road.

Chelsea linked with second rate Goalkeeper released by Pep Guardiola!

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According to reports, Chelsea have made their move to sign a replacement Goalkeeper after Asmir Begovic signed for Bournemouth and it's someone released by Pep Guardiola!

Let me start by saying it's not Joe Hart! Let's be honest, with Thibaut Courtois expected to sign a new improved contract it was never going to be.

Mourinho: I’ll play Romero over De Gea in the final

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Following Manchester United booking their place in the Europa League final against Ajax, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Sergio Romero, not David de Gea, will play in the final in Stockholm.

The Argentinian has played in most of the Europa League games and has, to his credit, put in some great performances.

Fixing the Union - Defensive Edition

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In this portion of our new series Fixing the Union, we look at what is going wrong with the defense and goalkeeper positions

Inspired by a mailbag question, this series is going to look at ways the Union could theoretically become a winning side again.

To put this season's start in proportion, the Union have started on a historically bad stretch.

Swish: Inter Milan Goalkeeper Ionut Radu Scores Brilliant Over-The-Head ‘Basketball’ Trick Shot (Video)

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Inter Milan goalkeeper Ionut Radu showcased hishidden talent for trick-shots while farting around in the gym after training recently.

Away from the rest of the squad, the Romanian stopper set up his camera and filmed himself pulling off a rather neat little over-the-head shot into the basketball hoop.

A-League: Goalkeeper Vedran Janjetovic Pelted With Rubber Snakes During Sydney Derby (Photo)

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The Sydney derby took place in the A-League overnightand eventually wound up goalless, though the evening didn't pass entirely without incident.

Indeed, Sydney FC fans took it upon themselves to bombard Western Sydney Wanderers' goalkeeper Vedran Janjetovic with rubber snakes, which landed draped on the roof of his net.

The Case of Karius

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So unless you've been living under a rock these past few days you will have noticed the waves of criticism coming from all angles for Loris Karius. Including hilariously from the Neville brothers but Klopp shut them down so it's all good. I think we can all agree after looking back at recent matches.

Former Houston Dynamo, Orlando City goalkeeper Tally Hall training with D.C. United

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Another familiar face in Black-and-Red.

Last week, we told you about former Orlando City an Sporting Kansas City midfielder Amobi Okugo training with D.C. United. Okugo is still training with the team, but was joined at the RFK training grounds by another member of the 2015 OCSC squad: goalkeeper Tally Hall.

Sporting KC Season Preview - Goalkeepers

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We're less than a week away from the kick off of the 2016 MLS season for Sporting KC. This coming Sunday Sporting will take the field against the Seattle Sounders at Century Link Field on Fox Sports 1. With the season a week away it's time to take a look at KC's roster as it stands heading into the opener.

These Circumstances May Force Magpies To Bring In Goalkeeper

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We're sure Newcastle are looking at the market for goalkeepers in the January transfer window and by then we should have a good idea if we need to bring in a new goalkeeper or whether Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow can get the job done for the club in Tim Krul's absence. The main thing [...]