goalkeeper goalkeeper  /ˈɡoʊl ˌki pər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
  2. (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. A goalkeeper, she promises to tone down her aggression.
  2. A few minutes later, Fabio Grosso, one of the unsung heroes of the Italian team, stroked his shot to the left of French goalkeeper Fabien Barthez.
  3. He played goalkeeper for the men's soccer team at North Carolina State, a position that may have prepared him for the series of campaign press jobs he took after graduation.

News

  1. Whitecaps sign Danish goalkeeper Ousted

    The Vancouver Whitecaps have a new starting goalkeeper, former Danish youth international David Ousted. The 28-year-old joins from Superliga side Randers FC.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Soccer-Brazil goalkeeper's wife robbed at gunpoint in Fortaleza

    June 20 (Reuters) - The wife of Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar was victim of an armed robbery in Fortaleza but played down the incident saying it was nothing more than "a gun pointed at me". Susana Werner said on Twitter that the robbery happened just before midnight on Wednesday in the city where hosts Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in soccer's Confederations Cup. "It was a routine robbery, just like ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Goalkeeper With Bullet In Skull Plays Full Game, Wonders Why Head Hurts

    A bullet in the skull wasn’t enough to deter one goalkeeper from finishing his match. Bosnian goalkeeper Duško Krtalica competed in a tournament in the Sarajevo suburb Boljakov Potok, when his head started to hurt. The 51-year-old shrugged it off and kept playing anyway, believing that his headache was caused by knocking his head into a goal... Read more » Goalkeeper With Bullet In Skull Plays ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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Quotes

  1. "The first half was really difficult for us. We were 1-0 behind, a great save by our goalkeeper on Kaka kept us there," Sneijder said. "At halftime we said to each other that we had to improve things and put more pressure on the Brazilian...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: CBC.ca

  2. "Mentally we're strong enough to get over it, and as a goalkeeper these things happen," Green told Sky TV. "You prepare yourself for not letting it affect you."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Robert Green Source: The Associated Press

  3. "We have time to decide and to speak with him and I will decide," said Capello. "I decided Green would be the goalkeeper because he played the last game very well and at Wembley (against Mexico) the performance was very good too. He made one...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: Virgin Media Sport

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