Kahhhhhhhhhhn !

Today’s goalkeeper is one that provided much entertainment for us and especially for the media. It’s a pity that we never got to saw him play in the Prem, but we did get to see his compatriot successor (in every sense of the word !) at Arsenal. 2002 was the pinnacle for the man. They went into the 2002 World Cup (Korea/Japan) with low expectations. They qualified poorly. (Remember in the qualifiers England had beaten them 5-1) But in the final stages they somehow they found themselves in the final. Their captain and goalkeeper – to use a cliché –…

Shine On You Kasey Keeper

February 10th, 1998. The Rose Bowl. Pasadena, California, USA. The CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-Final. The host country, USA played the then World Cup holders, Brazil. And beat them. Sadly at the time because there was zero interest by the American media, (or the public) there are no reports to be found on the match. But it was a… I wouldn’t say a historic match but it was a noteworthy one because only a few months later Brazil went on to appear and lose in the World Cup Final. (you remember it. Before the match Ronaldo had an “illness”) Noteworthy too…