goalkeeper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goalkeeper 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
    • n goalkeeper the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
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Quotations

  • Paul Wilkinson
    Paul Wilkinson
    “Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you.”

Usage

In literature:

The passing between Christie and Harrower that day was splendid, and fairly astonished the Renton backs and goalkeeper.
"Scottish Football Reminiscences and Sketches" by David Drummond Bone
It is also important to know when to pass back to the goalkeeper, and to do so correctly.
"Association Football" by John Cameron
The Sailor took to goalkeeping as a duck takes to water.
"The Sailor" by J. C. Snaith
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In news:

Wolverine soccer's goalkeeper Lauren Sack is named GWC Player of the Week.
Western Michigan men's soccer team has started strong with good goalkeeper , defense.
Central Men's Goalkeeper , Women's Golfer Named IIAC Performers of the Week.
UE backup goalkeeper Randant hasn't lost focus.
He displaced experienced goalkeepers because, from the start, there was something assuredly calm and decisive about Lloris.
HSGameTime.com invaded the King pool the other day and photographer Kurt Miller worked hard to get some very interesting shots of goalkeeper Joseph Moorman.
"If I can beat cancer, why the hell can't I be one of the best goalkeepers in the country.".
She even attended goalkeeping camps, where she worked with Chris Ducar, North Carolina's longtime assistant coach and goalkeeping guru.
Goalkeeper Hahnemann comes back to Seattle.
Sounders FC is bringing former United States national team goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann back to his hometown of Seattle.
Chants find solutions at goalkeeper .
Axed goalkeeper Ahmad Sharbinee Allawee says he will clear his name and vehemently rejects allegations he deliberately scored an own-goal against his Terengganu team in their Malaysian Cup match against Kedah on Saturday.
NMSU's Bitner Earns WAC Goalkeeper of the Week Honor.
New Mexico State junior goalkeeper Mikaela Bitner was named the WAC Goalkeeper of the Week for Aug 27-Sept.
Goalkeeper Nick Rimando at his best in Real Salt Lake victory.
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