THE GOALKEEPING PODCAST
Below are my most recent editions of "The Goalkeeping Podcast", created specifically for Goalkeepers. DGUK podcasts bring you interviews with current and ex-pro and semi-pro Goalkeepers, Coaches, players and parents within the game. This gives you a unique insight into all areas of the goalkeeping world. We give you tips, advice and knowledge to improve your game and take it to the next level. Please listen to the podcasts, subscribe to be alerted when a new show is published and leave a review. Thank you.
ANXIETY CAN DAMAGE GOALKEEPERS (IT DID FOR ME)
In this episode I talk through my experiences as a young goalkeeper feeling lots of anxiety before, during and after matches. Anxiety can take over your life and can be so strong it can effect every decision you make. I wanted to share my experiences so it helps effect others in a really positive way.
FIRE WALL OR ROLY-POLY FOR GOALKEEPING ?
In this episode I'm joined by Barry Bell who has a vast range of coaching experience working with grass roots to semi-pro goalkeepers. We talk about what kids lack in today's game, more young girls getting into football and the upcoming New DGUK website.
WINDY CONDITIONS AGAIN THIS WEEKEND
Playing in windy conditions as a goalkeeper can be so hard with so many decisions to be made. I will talk through a few things that will help guide you through these difficult decisions. Please visit the Coaching Tips page for short coaching videos on this and many other goalkeeping topics.
In this episode I'm joined by goalkeeper Craig Ross who has played over 500 matches in the Football League and Non-League. We talk about how goalkeepers need to be adaptable , why young goalies need to work on every part of their game, the battle from Semi-Pro to Pro, then back to Semi-Pro.
ESSEX GOALIE PLAYS CHESS WITH PAT JENNINGS ??
In this episode I'm joined by the 12 young Goalkeepers who signed up to the Junior Elite Camp in Feb 2019. We talk about what they have learnt from the course so far, Gordon Banks & Pat Jennings. Also how what we learn in the classroom must be taken onto the pitch and dealing with mistakes.
THE FINE DETAILS OF GOALKEEPING WITH BEN ROBERTS OF BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION
In this episode I'm joined by current Brighton first team goalkeeper coach, Ben Roberts. Ben had a playing career at Middlesbrough, Charlton & many other pro clubs, and now has the daily challenge of preparing the Brighton goalies for their next Premier League match. We talk about how different goalies are, how Ben's week looks with the goalies, the fine details of goalkeeping.
FOCUS ON MATCH SITUATIONS
This episode, after such a pleasant email from Dale Walker, a DGUK follower, I asked him to come onto the podcast. Dale is a goalkeeper coach who shares the daily challenges he has with his team and his goalkeepers.
JERSEY FEB '19 JUNIOR ELITE CAMP
In this episode I'm joined by all the goalkeepers on the Junior Elite Camp I held recently in Jersey. We talk about Goalkeeping in Jersey, Feedback from the goalies on the camp so far and how many cows there are in Jersey?!
GOALKEEPERS BEHAVING BADLY
This episode has a slightly different feel to it as I have three special guests with me. The 1st guest is Andy Lonergan who is currently at Middlesbrough and has played many games in the Football League. The 2nd guest is Joe Lewis who is currently Aberdeen's no.1 goalkeeper, who also has a lot of matches in the English & Scottish Football League. Last but not least is "Dawbs". So this week...... hold on, "Dawbs" is a goalkeeper who made some appearances for Accrington Stanley and has now made a career change. We all had a season together when I was the 1st team goalkeeper coach at Fulham. These 3 goalies where part of the goalkeeping squad we had there. Enjoy...
MOVING FROM SEMI-PRO TO PRO LEVEL
In this episode I have Craig Ross joining me who has played nearly 400 matches at Semi-Pro and Pro level. Craig has massive experience and tells his story about going from semi-pro to pro-level a few times. We also talk about how Craig manages his training only twice a week at semi-pro, should you change your style of play depending on what manager you have? Also dealing with different Manager/Goalkeeper relationships.
WHY DOES THE POSTMAN ALWAYS KNOCK AT A BAD TIME?
In this episode I share my views on how goalkeepers need to change the way they think as the conditions change in front of them, why it's vital to make a solid contact on the ball, how personal circumstances can effect your move up the goalkeeping ladder and much more! I also share info about this August's National Camp, dates and how to register.
CONSISTENT PERFORMANCES ARE KEY & HOW TO GO TO THE TOILET ON THE A2!
In this episode I'm joined by Shrewsbury Town FC goalkeeper, Steve Arnold. Steve has played in the Conference South, Conference, League 2 & 1 and takes the time out to explain his pathway into the Football League. We also talk about how confidence can play a big part, time-keeping in goalkeeping and general life, how to go to the toilet on the A3 when stuck in traffic!
4 STEPS TO IMPROVE 1V1'S AND A LITTLE RANT!
In this episode I talk about Goalkeeper 1v1 Situations, -young goalies living the moment and putting their mobile phones away, YouTube goalkeeping craziness!
KEEPERS NEED TACTICAL ADVICE AS WELL AS TECHNICAL
Happy New Year! This episode I talk about why it's so important to teach goalkeepers the Tactical and Technical aspects. A new free downloadable booklet. Why it's important to create goalkeeping social groups.
SHOULD GOALKEEPER TRAINING EVER BE CANCELLED ?
This week I'm joined by Simon White (my cousin) who is involved with personal fitness, football coaching and is working towards being a mind coach.
YOUNG KEEPERS CAN GIVE ADVICE
In this episode I have Henry, a 9 year old goalkeeper with his Dad and we talk about How Henry is getting on with trials at a pro club, How Henry got 10k subscribers on YouTube, The Goalkeeping Journey through Henry's Dad, How playing from the back can be effective.