Definition of goalkeeper
: a player who defends the goal in any of various games (such as hockey, lacrosse, or soccer)
Recent Examples of goalkeeper from the Web
Among those the Galaxy would like to have in uniform Tuesday are defender Ashley Cole, midfielders Romain Alessandrini and Jermaine Jones, and goalkeeper Brian Rowe.
From the rebound, substitute Martin Rodriguez hit the crossbar with Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio already beaten.
Eleven goalkeeper Jon Busch was called upon to make a couple impressive saves, but did so each time to preserve the clean sheet.
Both Lancaster and captain Paolo DelPiccolo lined up for the strike but Lancaster took it and curled a shot into the upper corner that Riverhounds goalkeeper Trey Mitchell could only get fingertips to, giving Louisville City a 1-0 lead.
The finals will be taped June 25 at The Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley in Green Bay, Wis. Soccer: Western Michigan goalkeeper Drew Shepherd was voted to the Premier Development League team of the week for Week 6.
In the ninth minute, forward Dominique Badji had a left-footed attempt blocked before getting the ball back for a header that went right into the hands of goalkeeper Jake Gleeson.
The All-Metro Defensive Most Valuable Player had 150-plus saves for the Division I runner-up Bulldogs as their goalkeeper.
Naperville North goalkeeper Elizabeth Cablk has watched her firsthand in conference play.
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Definition of goalkeeper for English Language Learners
: a player who defends the goal in various games (especially soccer)
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Definition of goalkeeper for Students
: a player who defends a goal
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