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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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The successful candidate will become the primary goalkeeping coach at the club.
The 45-year-old is a former goalkeeper who played internationally for Austria and was a goalkeeping coach at Tottenham under Juande Ramos in 2008.
The reports go on to suggest the move has been made due to head coach David Wagner wanting to move in a different direction - planning to use two goalkeeping coaches with his squad ahead of their inaugural Premier League campaign.
Lodewijks has been goalkeeping coach at Feyenoord since 2007, having also worked with Holland's under-21s.
I am the head of goalkeeping at Wadi Degla club, which means I am responsible for the first teams at Wadi Degla in Egypt and Lierse SK in Belgium.
Any goalkeeping coaches should study those photos and file them away for future reference, when imparting the techniques of goalkeeping to any budding young net-minders.
Valdes, 33, is on the list of targets for United's Premier League rivals Liverpool and Chelsea as they weigh up bolstering their goalkeeping options.
They worked together at Middlesbrough before Barron left for a three-year stint as goalkeeping coach at St James' Park in November 2007.
Goalkeeping coach Tony Parks worked with Bunn at Carrow Road and was a factor in the 30-year-old stopper deciding to join Villa.
The 25-year-old produced one of the Premier League's best-ever goalkeeping performances, with his 14 saves the most seen in a single top-flight match since the 2006-07 season.
To enrol in the goalkeeping and development centre please email info@pg10coaching.
The Reds forward will join his team-mate, goalkeeping coach and Northern Ireland international Conor Devlin, to reveal how he torments net-minders at the top level in the Irish Premiership every weekend.
FORMER South African international Dave Staniforth was on Thursday named the strategic analyst and goalkeeping coach of the senior and junior men's hockey teams.
GLENN DANIELS is just 18 but reckons he has already learned enough in the art of goalkeeping to last him a lifetime.