Goalkeepers

USMNT Goalkeeper Power Rankings: Are Loan Moves The Key To The Starting Spot?

In a little over three months, the USMNT begins its World Cup campaign in Qatar. Much is still to be decided for the final roster — especially at the goalkeeper position.

Many of the top American keepers abroad have struggled to find regular playing time at their parent clubs in recent years. Some have secured loan moves — and temporary starting positions — ahead of the 2022 campaign, while others are still stuck on the bench.

Nottingham Forest Hosts First EPL Match In 23 Years And Pulls Off Crazy West Ham Upset

An electric crowd of 30,000 at sunbathed City Ground roared its charmed Nottingham Forest side to a 1-0 win over West Ham on Sunday afternoon in the first Premier League match at the stadium in 23 years.

The buzz around Forest's first season back in the English top flight since 1998-99 has centered on the club's summer expenditure of $113 million, and after a disjointed opening day defeat away to Newcastle, Steve Cooper's new additions were the heroes in front of their home supporters today.

Barcelona And It’s Nearly $175 Million Of Signings Couldn’t Score On Rayo Vallecano In LaLiga Opener

After all the Barcelona transfer and registration drama this summer it culminated in a 0-0 draw with Rayo Vallecano at the Spotify Camp Nou on Saturday. Barcelona went all out this summer signing stars like Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and more just to be shutout at home.

Barça manager Xavi must’ve had a nightmare of a week preparing for Saturday’s home opener. He didn’t even know if Lewandowski, Raphinha, Andreas Christensen, Franck Kessié, Sergi Roberto or Ousmane Dembélé would be available for the game until Friday night.

Timo Werner’s Chelsea Curse Is Over As He Scores From 30 Yards Out In His RB Leipzig Return

Timo Werner has returned to RB Leipzig and only needed 36 minutes to find the back of the net. Leipzig tied FC Köln 2-2 on Saturday and it was Werner who scored the opening goal.

Werner completed his transfer back to Leipzig from Chelsea on Tuesday for around $30 million. Four days later he’s taking shots 30 yards away from goal.

Timo Werner Goal vs. Köln

MLS Brought Back ‘Goalie Wars’ To All-Star Game And We Immediately Want More

For the first time in over 20 years, the legendary "Goalie Wars" contest returned to the MLS All-Star Game Skills Challenge on Tuesday night at Allianz Field in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Unfortunately for viewers of the event on ESPN2, MLS was only experimenting with the return of "Goalie Wars," so the action took place during the broadcast's commercial breaks and featured four contestants from the MLS Next Pro league in a single-elimination contest.

Fantastic Alex Popp Brace Sets Up Dream Final Of England vs. Germany At Wembley Stadium

Only three things are guaranteed in this life: death, taxes and Alexandra Popp scoring for Germany in the 2022 Euros.

Popp broke French hearts on Wednesday as she booked Germany’s spot in the 2022 UEFA Women’s Euro final with a brace to defeat France 2-1. Popp has scored in all five of Germany’s games this tournament with her goal tally at six.

6 Precise Things That Only Goalkeepers Will Understand

I don't have TikTok. I don't particularly like TikTok. But every now and then, a TikTok pops up on my Instagram or Facebook feed that piques my interest. Usually, it's something along the lines of "Three things that only (blank) will understand."

The blank could range from anything from JV soccer players to baseball outfielders. They frequently draw me in only to be completely devoid of any substance, and I am always left disappointed. 

‘Worst Mistake of My Life:’ Hope Solo Pleads Guilty To DWI Charge

Former United States goalkeeper Hope Solo pleaded guilty to driving while impaired on Monday and said that she is "slowly coming back" after receiving care at an in-patient alcohol treatment program following her arrest in late March.

Solo was found passed out behind the wheel of her car in a parking lot in North Carolina on March 31 and charged with impaired driving, resisting arrest and misdemeanor child abuse. Her two children were in the car at the time of the arrest.

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