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Synonyms for goalkeeper

the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal

the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring

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Liam (Hartley) is away until the end of the month, so it's important we get the goalkeeping situation sorted out in the meantime.
A new series of goalkeeping skills sessions are kicking off at Temple Park Leisure Centre in South Shields.
My first thought was for George Wood, who had been goalkeeping coach at Cardiff for such a long time and helped me personally so much.
After the interval Aber enjoyed numerous opportunities but were frustrated by poor finishing and excellent goalkeeping.
Guests included Plymouth Argyle boss Bobby Williamson, Scotland No2 Tommy Burns, Aberdeen goalkeeping coach Jim Leighton and ex-Rangers star Ian Durrant.
Wood senior, who subsequently moved to Manchester and is now Hartlepool United's goalkeeping coach, said: 'Everything was done in the best interests of James and Manchester City have excellent facilities to develop his game.
I've been goalkeeping for three years and I really want to do it professionally.
Webster's appointment would leave current goalkeeping coach Peter Latchford's future in doubt.
The Bayern Munich goalkeeping coach was sacked from his post as national coach after falling out with Klinsmann earlier this season.
Martyn did very well, but I have to improve the goalkeeping position all around and by signing Tony and putting him in competition with Martyn and Neil Alexander I think I've done that.
Achterberg believes Tranmere are tapping into only a fraction of the potential goalkeeping talent in the Wirral area.
Mountain, who was installed as Wolves' goalkeeping coach in the summer, has been particularly impressed by the work ethic of his charges.
They offer youngsters the chance to experience and improve goalkeeping skills through a variety of activities aimed at developing techniques, including handling, footwork, distribution and communication.
When I first started playing there was not even a girls' team, never mind a goalkeeping course for girls.
David has much to learn about goalkeeping, he will come good and has the natural talent to do very well.