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Category: Goalkeepers

Gordan Banks

Gordan Banks

Gordon Banks, OBE (born 30 December 1937 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England) is a former English footballer, elected in a poll by the IFFHS as the second best goalkeeper of the 20th Century – after Lev Yashin.   Banks was a member of the England national team that won the 1966 World Cup. Banks was… Continue reading Gordan Banks

Harry Gregg

Harry Gregg

Harry Gregg,MBE was born on Oct 25th, 1932 in Coleraine, Co. L’Derry is a Northern Irish former football player.   Harry started his career withWindsor Park Swifts FC, the reserve team of Linfield, before signing for his local club Coleraine. At the age of 18 he earned a move to Doncaster Rovers, before transferring to… Continue reading Harry Gregg

Packie Bonner

Packie Bonner

Patrick Joseph (“Packie”) Bonner was born May 24, 1960 in Cloughglass, Co. Donegal, Ireland and is a former football goalkeeper for the Republic of Ireland, who earned 80 caps after making his debut on his 21st birthday. He is remembered for his famous penalty save from Daniel Timofte of Romania in the 1990 FIFA World… Continue reading Packie Bonner

Pat Jennings

Pat Jennings

Patrick Anthony Jennings OBE was born June 12, 1945 in Newry, Co. Down, N. Ireland and is a former goalkeeper. He played 119 games for Northern Ireland, a figure which at the time was a world record (and is incidentally still a Northern Ireland record), in an international career which lasted for over 22 years.… Continue reading Pat Jennings