Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 19 April 2014

The ten best goalscoring goalkeepers

Peter Schmeichel
Peter Schmeichel scored thirteen goals in his distinguished career, including heading Manchester United's equaliser from a corner in a Uefa Cup tie against Rotor Volgograd in 1996 (pictured), although United still went out on the away goals rule. He scored more goals than many a defender, his last one in a 3-2 win against Everton during his spell at Aston Villa.

Which keepers have got an eye for goal?

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Hans-Jorg Butt stuck away a penalty against Juventus and Standard Liege stopper Sinon Bolat headed a 95th-minute equalizer against AZ Alkmaar to put his side into the knockout stages of the Champions League

But Butt's impressive record aside (he once scored nine penalties in a single season for Hamburg) they're not the only ones to become jealous of the glory afforded to the forwards - they is a long history of the goalscoring keeper.

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