Jonathan Joubert – Luxembourg veteran who frustrated France’s £400m stars in unexpected international return

Jonathan_Joubert_(1)The goalkeeper whose performance of a lifetime ensured France suffered a historic humiliation on Sunday is, at least by birth, one of their own.

Joubert was born in Metz and began his career in the northern club’s reserve side in the 1997/98 season.

He moved to Luxembourg in 1999, but still counts himself as a “big supporter of the French team.”

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Krul end to record-breaking summer of spending on goalkeepers by Premier League clubs

Transfer fees for outfielders reached what can only be described as ridiculous new levels this summer.

And while the price tag for top keepers remains relatively modest, they have also increased significantly.

Our analysis has found that Premier League clubs spent almost £80 million on new number ones in this window.

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Keeper who scored free kick from 75 yards on his debut insists: ‘I meant it’

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Most people who watch the viral video of Weymouth goalkeeper Mark Travers scoring a last minute winner from a free kick in his own half might assume the goal was just an over hit punt up field that got caught by the wind and carried in. In short: a fluke.

The Bournemouth loanee has admitted he was “surprised” by the fairytale end to his debut for the Evo-Stik Southern League side – but has insisted the audacious effort was absolutely intentional.

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What happened to Hart? Is Butland England’s best keeper? Should you ever be beaten on your front post? David Preece answers the big GK questions…

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James Richardson went some way to winning over the goalkeeper audience to his new Totally Football Show this week by inviting pro keeper-turned-pundit David Preece onto the pod.

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Interview: Veteran keeper Sam Russell is facing fresh challenges with the Football League’s greenest team

Forest Green Rovers keeper Sam Russell speaks to us exclusively about:

  • The difference in quality between the Football League and non-league
  • His sweeper keeper philosophy and the importance of staying fit
  • Facing a challenge from a highly rated young loanee from Chelsea
  • The next chapter in the Forest Green Rovers fairy tale

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