Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Short Goalkeepers




A list of Goalkeepers shorter than 6 feet in the top level leagues of England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United States.

5' 11½"
Uwe Gospodarek (Hannover 96; Germany)

Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton Wanderers; England)

Geoffrey Jourdren (Montpellier; France)
Grégory Coupet (PSG; France)

Júlio Sérgio (Roma; Italy)
Gianluca Pegolo (Siena; Italy)

Iker Casillas (Real Madrid; Spain)
Javi Varas (Sevilla; Spain)
Manu (Deportivo La Coruña; Spain)
Javi Ruiz (Espanyol; Spain)
Toño (Racing Santander; Spain)
Roberto (Osasuna; Spain)
Sergio Aragoneses (Tenerife; Spain)


5' 11"
Jason Brown (Blackburn Rovers; England)
James Walker (Tottenham Hotspur; England)

Jean-François Bedenik (US Boulogne; France)

Roberto Colombo (Bologna; Italy)

Armando (Athletic Bilbao; Spain)
Justo Villar (Valladolid; Spain)

5' 10½"
Esteban (Almeria; Spain)

5' 10"
Sebastian Mielitz (Werder Bremen; Germany)

Johan Lapeyre (Nancy; France)

Jon Busch (Chicago Fire; USA)
Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake; USA)

5' 9½"
Willy Grondin (PSG; France)
Jérémie Janot (Saint-Etienne; France)

10 comments:

  1. Are there no keepers under 5' 9½"?

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  2. Hussain Al Hadad 168cm (5'7 I think)

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  3. Hussain Al Hadad is not in a top league

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  4. no love for Jorge Campos (5'6")?

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    1. Yess ! He was even a mid or a striker

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  5. Some players are wrong....Marcus H is 6'3 on other sources and Sebastian Mielitz is 6'2 on other sources.

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  6. iker casillas is 185cm tall, so 6ft 1

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    1. According to Real Madrid's website, he is 182 cm, or 5' 11½".

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  7. Laurie Sivell who played 151 matches for Ipswich Town in the 1970s was 5ft 8inches (1m 73cm)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurie_Sivell

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  8. Beto in Sevilla 180 cm, but its hard to know cause many players add some extra inches especially goalkeepers if you see on team photos they always stand on the tows.

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