Top 10 Premier League Goalkeepers Ever

10 – Jussi Jaaskelainen

At the age of 40 he is playing for Wigan Athletic but he will be fondly remembered by Bolton Wanderers fans as he helped them gain promotion to the top flight and then was a key part of them qualifying for Europe. Also featured for West Ham.


9 – Pepe Reina

Reina won the Premier League Golden Glove award three times during his eight year spell at Liverpool. At his very best he was undroppable and some were surprised that he was allowed to leave the club when he did and it’s argued he hasn’t been replaced properly.

Pepe Reina

8 – Brad Friedel

Despite not winning many trophies or awards he was by far one of the most consistent goalkeepers ever. Rarely made mistakes and didn’t miss a single Premier League game for eight seasons which just shows how reliable he was and even has a goal to his name.


7 – Shay Given

At 39 he is still contracted to Stoke City and it’s argued that Jack Butland is benefitting from his experience. He will forever be a hero at Newcastle United because with Given they were one of the top teams and played European football regularly and was sublime.


6 – Joe Hart

The England number one has the potential to go on to be one of the best goalkeepers in world football and is at exactly the right club to do that. He will probably be England captain one day and will lift many more trophies in his career.


5 – David James

The former England goalkeeper had a few ups and downs in his career but you cannot argue with his phenomenal record of keeping clean sheets. 572 Premier League appearances and 53 England caps just shows that when he was at his best, few could compete with him.

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4 – Edwin Van Der Sar

Arguably Sir Alex Ferguson’s greatest signing after he solved a problem the club had for many seasons. There was no doubting his abilities which is why it was strange that he started his Premier League career at Fulham. He also went 1311 minutes without conceding.


3 – David Seaman

Some younger football fans might only remember him getting beaten by a Ronaldinho freekick at the 2002 World Cup but with two Premier League titles to his name and a collection of fantastic saves that can be watched over and over again, his quality shouldn’t be forgotten.


2 – Peter Schmeichel

The Dane redefined goalkeeping during the 90s for Manchester United and was one of the main reasons for their success. The fact it took them six years to replace him tells you everything about his importance at Old Trafford. They even forgive him for joining Manchester City.

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1 – Petr Cech

He could be the difference between Arsenal winning the title in the 2015-16 season and that is not an exaggeration. Now he holds the record for the most clean sheets in Premier League history he deserves to be number one on this list for a long time.


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