Goalkeeper Glove Technology – New for 2022!

Goalkeeper Glove Technology 2022 – In previous years we’ve had the likes of Adidas’ Demonskin, Reusch’s SpeedBump & Uhlsport’s Supergrip. The list goes on…

With the technology constantly evolving, we decided to take a look at some of our favourite innovations in the world of goalkeeping gloves so far this year.

Uhlsport HYPERFLEX

Uhlsport introduced their new HYPERFLEX palm earlier this year with the intention of providing more flexibility in the hand.

This is done by the addition of a split in the middle of the palm. The inclusion of this guarantees improved levels of flexibility and also adds a more natural feel. By combining this with the half negative cut, it makes for a very comfortable, close fitting glove. But the Flex Cut technology does not stop there!

The latex above the cut comprises of Uhlsport’s famous Supergrip+, to offer high levels of grip where it is needed most. Below the cut is their Absolutgrip foam, which is used to provide more cushioning & durability in the ‘heel’ of the hand.

Reusch GluePrint

On the other hand, Reusch delivered a unique take on the super sticky palm with their ‘GluePrint’ range.

This new technology for 2022 features a strategically placed special sticky print on the palm. Due to the precise positioning of the ink, the print covers the areas of the palm that get into most contact with the ball when saving shots. Like with many high performance foams, Reusch state that the GluePrint will wear away.

But worry not, this is where the inclusion of the Attrakt Gold X latex kicks in, to continue offering high levels of grip.

One Glove Impact 1.0 Palm

Lastly, we have the brand new i1 palm which was engineered exclusively for ONE!

In most cases, when choosing goalkeeper gloves you must decide whether you want to prioritise grip or durability. However, the team at One Glove have tried to tackle this issue with the introduction of their latest palm technology. The impact 1.0 palm aims to provide the perfect balance between the two.

“This glove is the go-to choice for any keeper playing on a harder surface that still wants reliable grip”.

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TOP 10 – Most Clean Sheets in 2021/22

Most Clean Sheets

Most Clean Sheets in Europe’s Top 5 Leagues With the 2021/22 season officially over, we took a look at the goalkeepers in Europe’s top 5 leagues who proved the hardest to beat!

10 – Edouard Mendy (14)

After another solid season with Chelsea, Edouard Mendy makes the top 10. His performances both on the domestic & international stage proved that he is still one of the best in world football.

Mendy’s Gloves

9. Gerónimo Rulli (14)

Rulli played a key part in Villarreal’s spectacular Champions League journey, which saw his side make the semi final of the competition. His performances in La Liga also helped his team to achieve European football for another year.

Rulli’s Gloves

8. Rui Patrício (15)

Like Rulli, Patrício has also enjoyed his time in Europe this year, becoming the first goalkeeper to lift the Europa Conference League trophy. The Portuguese keeper proved to be a vital cog in Mourinho’s side this season, and will no doubt be in his plans for the next.

Patrício’s Gloves

7. Samir Handanovic (15)

At 37 years old, Handanovic is the oldest keeper to make the top 10. Whilst he would have been gutted to narrowly miss out on the Serie A title, it was not all doom and gloom for the veteran keeper. Despite disappointment in the league, Handanovic tasted success in the Coppa Italia by overcoming Allegri’s Juventus.

Handanovic’s Gloves

6. Hugo Lloris (16)

Spurs skipper, Hugo Lloris will be happy on both a personal and collective note with how the 2021/22 season went. The French number one was instrumental in pipping rivals, Arsenal to the coveted 4th place.

Lloris’ Gloves

5. Thibaut Courtois (16)

At number 5 on the list is none other than Thibaut Courtois. By coasting to a third La Liga title, the Belgian proved why he is somewhat of a household name in the world of goalkeeping. Courtois will not be satisfied yet though, as he will still have hopes of lifting the Champions League this weekend.

Courtois’ Gloves

4. Mike Maignan (17)

Maignan now boasts successive title wins in Ligue 1 with Lille, and now Serie A with AC Milan. Wherever the French keeper goes, success seems to follow, which is why he is now being recognised as one of the elite talents in Europe.

Maignan’s Gloves

3. Álex Remiro (19)

Remiro is a name that may have gone under the radar for many people, but his 19 clean sheets this season earn him a top 3 spot. Finishing 6th with Real Sociedad also means that he will take to the European stage next year.

Remiro’s Gloves

2. Ederson (20)

It comes as no surprise to see Ederson make the top 2 in this list, with a remarkable 20 clean sheets! Tied with fellow Brazilian Alisson, Ederson helped himself to a third successive Golden Glove award and a fourth Premier League title.

Ederson’s Gloves

1. Alisson (20)

Whilst Ederson may have won the battle of the Brazilians in the Premier League, Alisson managed to get his hands on both the Carabao & FA Cup. He will have the chance to make it a treble on Saturday as Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

Alisson’s Gloves

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Peter Schmeichel Makes Premier League Hall of Fame

Peter Schmeichel
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Peter Schmeichel was announced today, as the first goalkeeper to make it into the Premier League Hall of Fame.

Schmeichel, along with 6 others, joined Patrick Vieira & Wayne Rooney who were the first inductees of 2022.

Amongst those 6 inducted today, were the likes of Ian Wright, Didier Drogba & Vincent Kompany.

With over 300 Premier League appearances & 128 clean sheets to his name, it came as no surprise to see ‘The Great Dane’ make this exclusive list.

In a Premier League career that spanned over 11 years, it was his perhaps his dominant displays with Manchester United in the 1990’s that earnt him most of his plaudits.

During this period, Schmeichel lifted the Premier League title an impressive 5 times, as well as earning himself a Player of the Season award in 1995/96.

He also enjoyed stints at Aston Villa and previous rivals, Manchester City towards the end of his career.

It was at Aston Villa where he joined another exclusive group, becoming 1 of only 6 goalkeepers to score a goal in the Premier League.

And who can forget his trademark “Schmeichel Star Fish” save which he used to deny strikers on many different occasions.

Schmeichel produced many iconic moments whilst playing in England’s top flight, which is why he will be remembered as one of the best.

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HYPERFLEX Technology – The Latest Arrival from Uhlsport

The brand new Uhlsport HYPERFLEX has been constructed & designed specifically to offer maximum flexibility.

With the combination of Supergrip+, Absolutgrip & a cut in the palm, Uhlsport have really delivered a unique high level performance glove!

Flex Cut

HYPERFLEX

The all new Flex Cut is based on the Half Negative Cut, but with a split in the middle of the palm. This is to guarantee maximum flexibility in the body of the glove, giving the best possible ball control with an extraordinary feel-good factor. Flexibility is a key aspect in goalkeeping, and Uhlsport have took it upon themselves to produce a glove that supports this best.

Combining Supergrip+ & Absolutgrip

Uhlsport have also combined both of their performance foams, Supergrip+ & Absolutgrip. The Supergrip+ upper palm allows for high grip performance in the fingers, where you need it most! In the lower palm, Absolutgrip has been used to provide pleasant cushioning in the ball of the hand.

Uhlsport HYPERFLEX Supergrip+ HN

UPPER HAND: SUPERGRIP+

LOWER HAND: Patented ABSOLUTGRIP

CUT: Half negative

GLOVE BODY: AIRPRENE: breathable body material

CLOSURE: DUAL FIX SYSTEM

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Clean Sheets – Top 10 Premier League Goalkeepers

Clean Sheets

David de Gea recently overtook Peter Schmeichel to become the Manchester United goalkeeper with the most Premier League clean sheets.

In doing so, The Red Devils stopper also made his way into the top 10 Premier League goalkeepers for the same statistic .

He has managed to keep his opponents out on 129 separate occasions so far in England’s top flight.

At 31 years of age, the Spaniard will still have his sights set on the 9 goalkeepers ahead of him on the list.

7. Edwin van der sar – 132

In front of de Gea is another Manchester United legend in Edwin van der sar. Whilst also playing for Fulham, it was in Manchester where the Dutch keeper enjoyed his best moments, winning the English title 4 times.

7. Tim Howard – 132

Tied on 132 clean sheets with van der Sar is Tim Howard, who also started his career in England with Manchester United. The American international was perhaps more remembered for his time at Everton though. His 10 year stint at The Toffees saw him make an impressive 354 appearances for the club.

7. Brad Friedel – 132

The third goalkeeper on 132 is also from across the pond. Friedel started his Premier League journey in Merseyside playing for Liverpool, followed by stints at Blackburn & Aston Villa before retiring at Tottenham. He also impressively holds the record for the most consecutive Premier League games (310)!

6. Pepe Reina – 136

The second Spaniard on the list & three time Golden Glove winner is none other than Pepe Reina. Reina was still playing in the top flight as recently as 2020 at the age of 37 for Aston Villa. But his 9 year spell at Liverpool was where he really made a name for himself.

5. Nigel Martyn – 137

Making the top 5 by one, with a career spanning over 17 years, is Nigel Martyn. Martyn spent his entire playing time in the English divisions with Crystal Palace, Leeds & Everton. The English shot stopper finally called time on his goalkeeping days in 2006 aged 39.

4. David Seaman – 141

Seaman one upped Nigel Martyn by hanging up his gloves at Manchester City, aged 40. Before this, he signed for Arsenal in 1990, and the rest as they say, is history. 3 Premier League titles later for The Gunners earnt him the name ‘Safe Hands Seaman’.

3. Mark Schwarzer – 151

Football – Fulham v Aston Villa – Barclays Premier League – Craven Cottage – 11/12 – 13/8/11 Mark Schwarzer – Fulham Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Jed Leicester

Into the top 3 now, we have Australian goalkeeper, Mark Schwarzer. With a 20 year career in England, Schwarzer played for the likes of Middlesbrough, Fulham & Chelsea. He was also a part of the famous Leicester City squad that won the league in 2016.

2. David James – 169

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With 572 Premier League appearances to his name, it comes as no surprise that David James makes the list. Playing for some of the top clubs in the country in Liverpool, Aston Villa & Manchester City, James really made his mark on the English game.

1. Petr Cech – 202

In the number 1 spot we have the man, the myth, the legend…Petr Cech. Cech left a real legacy in England, winning both the Golden Glove & Premier League title on 4 separate occasions. Whilst Cech is the only goalkeeper on the list to break the 200 mark, he also holds the record for the most clean sheets in a single season (24)!

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Goalkeepers with the Most EFL Cup Clean Sheets

EFL Cup
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We are back in EFL Cup action tonight as Chelsea take on Tottenham in the first leg of their Semi Final clash.

With Mendy heading to AFCON, it looks certain that Kepa will be given the number one spot for The Blues.

Whereas, Spurs will likely opt for the experience of Hugo Lloris as they hunt for their first piece of silverware since 2008.

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The Men with the Golden Gloves

Puma have unveiled two golden gloves to celebrate Ederson & Jordan Pickford’s success over the last year.

Ederson enjoyed a fantastic 2020/21 campaign with the Cityzens, winning the title and also getting his hands on the Golden Glove award.

On the other hand, Pickford shone on the international stage, leading England to the EURO’s final whilst only conceding 2 goals.

With both goalkeepers boasting golden glove awards, it only seemed right for Puma to deliver something special, and they have!

The two will face off in the Premier League as Manchester City host Everton at the Etihad on Sunday.

It is expected that the golden gloves will be making an appearance, so keep your eyes peeled for them this weekend.

Pickford’s Glove

Model: Ultra Grip 1 Hybrid

Size: 10½ (UK)

Ederson’s Glove

Model: Future 2 Z Hybrid

Size: 9½ (UK)

Both models will be released in extremely limited numbers and we have managed to get our hands on some!

Make sure you’re on the lookout for when they drop on the Just Keepers website.

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FIFA 22 – Top 7 Rated Goalkeepers

The FIFA 22 ratings were released yesterday by the team over at EA Sports ahead of the games official release, later this month.

In a topic that always causes controversy, we were eager to see which keepers had caught the eye of the developers at EA.

Therefore, we decided to take a look at the top 7 highest rated goalkeepers in FIFA 22.

7. Ederson – 89 Overall

FIFA 22

Coming in at 7th on the list is Manchester City’s goalkeeper, Ederson. Getting his hands on both the Premier League title & Carabao Cup meant that Ederson would go from an 88 rated card, to an 89 in this years game.

6. Thibaut Courtois – 89 Overall

Courtois’ rating stays the same this year after Real Madrid were edged to the title by his former team, Atlético Madrid.

5. Alisson – 89 Overall

Alisson is the only keeper on this list who’s rating went down, going from a 90 rated card to an 89. This will likely be down to Liverpool’s poor title defence in the 2020/21 campaign, which saw them finish some way off the league leaders.

4. Gianluigi Donnarumma – 89 Overall

The 22 year old clearly made an impression this season, with his card going up by a massive 4 ratings! Donnarumma really made his mark at EURO 2020, with a string of exceptional performances in Italy’s road to glory.

3. Marc-André ter Stegen – 90 Overall

In what was a below par season for Barcelona, ter Stegen managed to keep his rating the same and ultimately make the top 3 of this list.

2. Manuel Neuer – 90 Overall

Following another dominant season in German football, Neuer was handed an upgrade in FIFA 22. This makes him one of only three goalkeepers to be honoured with a 90+ rated card.

1. Jan Oblak – 91 Overall

At the top of the list is none other than Jan Oblak. After a title winning season with Atlético, Oblak retains his spot as the best goalkeeper in FIFA for another year.

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Every GK to Win the ‘Best European Goalkeeper’ Award

Best European Goalkeeper

Edouard Mendy became the latest shot-stopper to claim the title of ‘Best European Goalkeeper’ at the UEFA awards last night.

Mendy kept 9 clean sheets in 12 matches to help Chelsea get their first taste of Champions League glory since 2012.

Can you name every GK to win the ‘Best European Goalkeeper’ award since 1998?

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Goalkeepers With the Most Premier League Appearances

Hugo Lloris made it 300 Premier League appearances this weekend, as Tottenham secured 3 points against Wolves in a 1-0 win at Molineux.

He now ranks 18th in the list of goalkeepers with the most Premier League appearances.

We decided to take a look at the goalkeepers that the Frenchman is up against if he wants to make the top 10 list.

10. Ben Foster – 364 Appearances

Ben Foster started his Premier League journey with Watford in 2006, after gaining promotion from the Championship with ‘The Hornets’. The Englishman has also played for Manchester United, Birmingham & West Brom in England’s top flight. He has since, returned to where it all started, with Watford who he will play for in the 2021/22 season.

9. Nigel Martyn – 372 Appearances

England international, Nigel Martyn played his first Premier League match in 1992 for Crystal Palace. He would then spend 6 years at Leeds before making his final move to Merseyside in 2003. Martyn enjoyed 3 more years of football for Everton, and would go on to retire on July the 1st of 2006.

8. Paul Robinson – 375 Appearances

In a career that spanned over 20 years, it is no surprise that Paul Robinson makes the list. Like Lloris, Robinson maybe enjoyed his best moments at Spurs, where he spent a large portion of his career. Leeds, Blackburn & Burnley are amongst the other clubs that he played for. Robinson ended his professional career at Lancashire club, Burnley in 2017.

7. Tim Howard – 399 Appearances

The American shot stopper made his move across the pond, from the MLS to Manchester United in 2003. Howard made over 50 Premier League appearances for the English giants, and was eventually picked up by Everton. He will most likely be remembered for the 10 years he spent with ‘The Toffees’ where he became a real icon for the club.

6. Jussi Jääskeläinen – 436 Appearances

Over 350 of Jääskeläinen’s appearances in the top flight came at Bolton where he spent the majority of his career. The Finnish goalkeeper was just 22 when he made the decision to leave his home nation, to play in the Premier League. He played his last game in the competition during a shorter spell at West Ham in 2015.

5. Petr Cech – 443 Appearances

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When talking about goalkeeping legends in the Premier League, Petr Cech will undoubtedly be one of the first names that springs to mind. The 39 year old is also the most decorated on this top 10 list, winning the English title on 4 separate occasions. Playing for both Chelsea & Arsenal in the Premier division, Big Pete will be remembered as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.

4. Brad Friedel – 450 Appearances

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The second American on the list is none other than Brad Friedel. Over the course of his 450 appearances, Friedel got to play for some of the most historic clubs in the English game. He started off at Liverpool in 1997, followed by Blackburn and then Aston Villa. It was in 2011 when Friedel set out on his last voyage in professional football for Tottenham, where he would later retire in 2015.

3. Shay Given – 451 Appearances

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The Irishman achieved legendary status for both his club, and in the Premier league with a career that lasted over 20 years. As well as making over 450 appearances for ‘The Magpies’, Given was also part of the Blackburn Rovers squad that won the Premiership in 1995. His last outing in the competition would be in 2016 for Stoke City.

2. Mark Schwarzer – 514 Appearances

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Whilst Schwarzer spent the majority of his playing career at Middlesbrough, he also boasts the likes of Fulham & Chelsea in his portfolio of clubs. His record in England makes him one of only 2 goalkeepers that have made more than 500 Premier League appearances. He was also part of the infamous Leicester City squad that won the league title in 2016.

1. David James – 572 Appearances

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Topping the list is goalkeeping legend, David James. With over 180 league appearances for Liverpool, 100+ for Portsmouth, 80+ for Manchester City, 60+ for Aston Villa & 60+ for West Ham, the Englishman takes the crown.

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