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A reflection on life as a football fan

OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD, I bumped into a friend I hadn’t seen for years. Nothing strange in that, I know. The one thing I remembered about him, however, was the unbelievable fact…

The steady decline of goalkeepers in English football

Since the heady days of Banks, Clemence and Shilton, British football has experienced a regression in the number of goalkeeper at the highest level. We look back over the years.