David Preece: Goalkeeping Greats and the Agony of Conceding

Last season, our Socios at patreon.com/grahamhunter got an exclusive interview with David Preece. For the first time, here’s the full episode. If watching Neville Southall practice taught David a formidable work ethic, observing the mighty Barcelona train with Víctor Valdés in goal demonstrated what keepers can be in a total footballing side. In part two, David also praises other goalkeeping heroes: Edwin van der Sar, Gianluigi Buffon… and explains how Scotsmen Andy Goram and Jim Leighton were at one time the best if British. You’ll hear about David’s desire that the fear be taken out of football and how awful it feels for a No1 to hear the ball rustle in the net. If you would prefer not to wait 12 months to listen to these extra interviews, it’s time to become a Socio at patreon.com/grahamhunter

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David Preece: Henrik, Hurting for your Craft and Life beyond the Goalkeeping Cliché

Last season, our Socios at patreon.com/grahamhunter got an exclusive interview with David Preece. For the first time, here’s the full episode. To say I loved chatting with David would be an understatement – and not only because he kept goal for my beloved Aberdeen. David is quite simply one of the most accomplished ex-professionals at writing about the beautiful game, as he succeeds in dragging analysis of the art of goalkeeping beyond the lazy clichés. In part one, David speaks about being on the end of a whirlwind thrashing by a Celtic side which featured the legendary Henrik Larsson, how he broke every finger during his career and how losing a match threw him into a pit of gloom. If you would prefer not to wait 12 months to listen to these extra interviews, it’s time to become a Socio at patreon.com/grahamhunter

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Andrea Orlandi: Your New Favourite Analyst

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