Register Login Scores

Fan Park

Five Famous Goalkeeper Goals

With Itumeleng Khune showcasing his free-kick abilities in one of Bafana Bafana's recent training sessions, we took a look at some goalkeepers who have scored in games. Can you guess some of the names?

Peter Schmeichel – Manchester United vs Rotor Volgograd


The big man from Denmark is widely regarded as one of the finest goalkeepers of all time and used his presence to score one of two goals for United in a Europa League clash. In need of two goals to go through to the next round, Schmeichel pulled one back late on in the game following a pin-point corner from Ryan Giggs.

Rene Higuita – Atletico Nacional vs River Plate


The Colombian is known to be one of the most eccentric footballers the game has ever seen, and often took free-kicks for club side Atletico Nacional in the late 1980s. The man who pulled of the famous "scorpion kick" save scored an inch-perfect free-kick against Argentine giants River Plate.

Tim Howard – Everton vs Bolton Wanderers


The man from the US scored one of the more memorable goalkeeper goals. In a match against Bolton Wanderers for Everton, Howard lofted the ball over much of the field of play, which was then pushed on by gushing winds, before a huge skip off the deck helped the ball sail into the back of the opposition stopper's net.

Jose Luis Chilavert – Velez Sarsfield vs River Plate


River Plate must be sick of the sight of goalkeepers scoring against them, and in this case, Paraguayan shot-stopper Chilavert netted one of his 60 career strikers against the Argentines.

Jimmy Glass – Carlisle United vs Plymouth Argyle


Facing relegation from Football League One at the time, Carlisle were in need of a win, and a single goal, on the last day of the season to stay in the division. With seconds on the clock, Glass ran up for a corner and volleyed the ball home after the Plymouth shot-stopper parried the ball into his path.

Which goalkeeper goal do you think was the best?


Top 5

Gallery: Shocking State Of SA's Iconic Stadiums

25 Feb 23, 2021 12:00 PM in PSL

12 Active Footballers Who Have Degrees

5 Feb 19, 2021 08:31 PM in World News

Baxter: Why I Am Back In SA

107 Feb 22, 2021 11:56 AM in PSL

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

74 Jan 26, 2021 07:17 PM in World News

Benni Vs Nldovu – The Multi-Million Rand Car Garage Battle

5 Feb 22, 2021 02:26 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Ronaldo Drops R3k Nike Air Force 1 Range

7 Feb 22, 2021 11:40 AM in Drip, Style & Swag

Hunt Singles Out 'Fantastic' Chiefs Star

70 Feb 20, 2021 07:58 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Gallery: Shocking State Of SA's Iconic Stadiums

25 Feb 23, 2021 12:00 PM in PSL

Baxter: Why I Am Back In SA

107 Feb 22, 2021 11:56 AM in PSL

Source: The Debt Runs Into Millions

4 Feb 23, 2021 10:00 AM in PSL

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Agent Provides Latest On Zwane’s Downs Future

10 Feb 23, 2021 02:57 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Pitso Singles Out Ex-Downs Star Ahead Of Simba Clash

16 Feb 23, 2021 01:58 PM in Players Abroad