Top 10: Goalscoring goalkeepers

Pat Jennings

The 1967 Charity Shield was the birthplace of goalkeepers getting ideas above their station -“ because this was the game in which Spurs goalkeeper Pat Jennings scored against Manchester United.

The Northern Ireland international quite lazily hammered a giant clearance that flew past his unfortunate opposite number Alex Stepney. Note the total lack of celebration from Spurs players and low-level remonstrations from United.

Stepney was unfortunate not purely for the manner in which the goal was scored, but that the action was filmed by Match of the Day, and people like us still talk about it 40-odd-years on.

Pat Jennings


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