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Goal keeper crouches holding the ball

Goalkeeping session: the fundamentals

Gordon Staniforth, former FA county coach developer, delivers a session on goalkeeper basics.

This session helps players to: 

  • understand what the ‘W’ position is 

  • know what their starting position should be 

  • catch and protect the ball 

  • take the high ball 

  • make a diving save 

  • improve footwork.