Vital Football

Premier League All Time Starting XI - Goalkeeper

Premier League All Time Starting XI - Goalkeeper

Well the votes are in for the goalkeepers and you have voted as follows into the top 3.

Peter Schmeichel (44%)
David James (39%)
Petr Cech (12%)


No real surprise as to the winner, well not for me anyway. The big Danish Stopper was a giant between the posts for Manchester United between 1991 and 1999, then later playing a season for Aston Villa in 2001 - 2002 and a season for Manchester City 2002 - 2003. Whilst at United Schmeichel won five FA Premier League titles, three FA Cups, one League Cup, and the UEFA Champions League. He also claimed an amazing 22 clean sheets in the 1992 - 93 season helping United to their first Premier League Title.

He was also the first Premier League keeper to score a goal, whilst between the sticks for Aston Villa, although they still lost 3-2 to Everton in that game. A worthy winner of the crown in my eyes although David James was not too far behind.

Next up are the right backs. I spent a good hour or so debating this in the pub on Sunday to get these players as the final selection. Who will you choose?

Written by sneakay.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:sneakay
Date:Monday July 21 2008
Time: 1:02PM

Comments

0
I see a few people are voting for other in the option for the right back. Who are you voting for?
sneakay
21/07/2008 15:11:00
0
Firstly I still have doubts about Schmeichel as a goalkeeper. He played behind a great defence but could be a bit of a clown with his star jumps etc. As to the right backs and the others being pompey folk I expect they would say Glen Johnson but he is young and still has a lot to prove. Neville stands out, Dixon part of the famous Arsenal back four and Lauren went through the season undefeated, so there is plenty of choice.
eastneydave
21/07/2008 20:08:00
0
Yep, has to be Schmeichel for me. Personally think he raised the bar for goalkeeping, star jumps 'n' all!
pompey4me
21/07/2008 20:20:00
0
cant believe Spunky (Seaman) werent in the options to be honest? IMO James has only been consistant once he went down to you lot
matt..shelfsidespurs
21/07/2008 23:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

EFL Awards 2017 Shortlists Revealed

The Football League have now confirmed the shortlists for the awards categories for this years EFL Awards.

Smith staying at Northampton

Personally I wouldn't have thought Cook would have brought Smith back but even if the Pompey manager wanted this he couldn't under the terms of his Northampton loan.

On this day in history...28th March

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 28th March.

Almost there...stay on target

The win over Newport saw Pompey react well to the defeat to Stevenage with most results going in the Blues' favour too, meaning we've effectively got a seven point buffer on Boro.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newport MotM
Suggested By:
Forde27%
Evans0%
Davies0%
Clarke3%
Stevens0%
Rose6%
Doyle3%
Baker0%
Naismith46%
Bennett9%
Doyle0%
Sub-Chaplin3%
Sub-Lowe0%
Sub-Whatmough3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 39 23 9 7 78 30
2 Plymouth 39 23 6 10 75 19
3 Portsmouth 39 20 8 11 68 26
4 Stevenage 39 19 5 15 62 12
5 Blackpool 39 15 15 9 60 21
6 Luton 39 15 15 9 60 19
7 Exeter 39 17 8 14 59 16
8 Carlisle 39 15 14 10 59 -2
9 Mansfield 39 15 13 11 58 5
10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
11 Wycombe 39 15 10 14 55 0
12 Cambridge 38 15 9 14 54 6
13 Grimsby 39 14 10 15 52 -2
14 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
15 Accrington 38 12 13 13 49 -1
16 Crewe 39 12 12 15 48 -9
17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
20 Notts County 39 13 7 19 46 -22
21 Hartlepool 39 10 11 18 41 -16
22 Cheltenham 39 9 12 18 39 -16
23 Newport 39 7 12 20 33 -21
24 Leyton Orient 39 9 5 25 32 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 14 2017 2:30PM : Plymouth Argyle (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cambridge United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug81
2.PompeyFrippy54
3.storagematt38
4.Copnor4328
5.stubbsy00725
6.FrattonBlue20
7.eastneydave19
8.Jimsmithswig18
9.Dorking Pompey16
10.pompeyweller15
Vital Football Comment