LISTEN: Goalkeepers’ Union Podcast E23

This week’s guest is a man who made nearly 800 appearances and kept in excess of 250 clean sheets in a 24-year career.

He played in all four tiers of English football, he went to a World Cup with Ireland and he once apprehended a pitch-invading dog while playing for York City.

In a refreshingly honest chat, Dean Kiely reveals what it was like being a player under the likes of Alan Curbishley and Harry Redknapp, while also touching on why sports psychology is crucial in aiding a goalkeeper’s development.

Elsewhere on the show, Rich runs the rule on the week’s action and we catch up with David Kross – the actor who portrays Bert Trautmann in the quite excellent cinematic release, The Keeper.

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