Goalkeeper Stats Comparison | De Gea, Mignolet, Szczesny So Far

Goalkeeper Stats Comparison | De Gea, Mignolet, Szczesny So Far

Football, this beautiful game, has always been about scoring goals, goals galore. The game revolves around putting the ball in the back of the net. Be it the unmissable sitters, heartbreaking and unforgettable last minute winners, the netbusters or sometimes dubious own goals. It is the goals that have always mattered in the end and beyond, goals that footballers are remembered for. Having said that, the less remembered and arguably the least glamorous footballers in terms of what they do, …
Szczesny | The Cusp of Something Great? Stats from 10/11 onwards

Szczesny | The Cusp of Something Great? Stats from 10/11 onwards

Wojciech Szczesny is a goalkeeper that has been earmarked as Arsenal’s number 1 since January 2010. Wenger is quoted as saying “I really believe in him that he will one day be Arsenal's number one. He has all the qualities you want from a goalkeeper." Until late Szczesny has failed to live up to these heavy expectations. His tendency to make a silly error has, at times, made him a liability to have in goal. After a blip in the first …
Is Szczesny Good Enough To Be Arsenal Number One? Stats Comparison

Is Szczesny Good Enough To Be Arsenal Number One? Stats Comparison

With under a week to go until the transfer window closes, Arsenal are still yet to sign a senior player. The club had a poor start to the season on the opening day as they lost 3-1 to Aston Villa. The player who performed exceptionally poorly that day was Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. He not only conceded a penalty which was completely unnecessary but he also showed his naivety as he left his box on one occasion but Villa failed …
David de Gea – Future United Legend | Statistically compared to rivals

David de Gea – Future United Legend | Statistically compared to rivals

Signed for a British record fee for a goalkeeper at around £17 million, David de Gea joined Manchester United last season with an enviable reputation. He helped Athletico Madrid win both the UEFA Europa League 2009-2010 and the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and before that, won Spain's U17 2007 European Championship and finished second at the subsequent 2007 World Cup. He also played in the Spain U21 team that won the 2011 European Championship and is currently captain of …