Football quiz: guess the missing clubs in these goalkeepers' careers

Niall McVeigh on 26 March 2020
  1. Let's start with one of the greats. Peter Schmeichel: Hvidovre > Brondby > Manchester United > Sporting > ??? > Manchester City

    1. Ajax

    2. Aston Villa

    3. Aalborg

    4. AEK Athens

  2. Keeping it in the family ... Kasper Schmeichel (excluding loan moves): Manchester City > ??? > Leeds United > Leicester

    1. Norwich

    2. Nottingham Forest

    3. Northampton

    4. Notts County

  3. Now a man better known for his kits than his clubs. Jorge Campos: Pumas UNAM > Atlante > ??? > Cruz Azul > Chicago Fire > Pumas UNAM

    1. Real Madrid

    2. Kashima Antlers

    3. LA Galaxy

    4. Boca Juniors

  4. England's all-time No 1? Gordon Banks (excluding loans): Chesterfield > Leicester > Stoke > ???

    1. New York Cosmos

    2. Tampa Bay Rowdies

    3. Fort Lauderdale Strikers

    4. Washington Diplomats

  5. Banks's main rival ... Peter Shilton: Leicester > Stoke > Nottingham Forest > ??? > Derby > Plymouth

    1. Coventry

    2. Southampton

    3. Wimbledon

    4. West Ham

  6. Cláudio Taffarel (excluding loans): Internacional > Parma > Atlético Mineiro > ??? > Parma

    1. Galatasaray

    2. Besiktas

    3. Fenerbahce

    4. Trabzonspor

  7. The man who denied England in 1998, Carlos Roa: Racing Club > Lanus > ??? > Albacete > Olimpo

    1. Real Sociedad

    2. Real Madrid

    3. Real Mallorca

    4. Real Zaragoza

  8. World Cup winner Dino Zoff: Udinese > Mantova > ??? > Juventus

    1. Torino

    2. Napoli

    3. Roma

    4. Lazio

  9. Jens Lehmann: Schalke > ??? > Dortmund > Arsenal > Stuttgart

    1. Bayern Munich

    2. Barcelona

    3. Milan

    4. PSG

  10. José Luis Chilavert: San Lorenzo > Real Zaragoza > Vélez Sarsfield > ??? > Penarol

    1. Schalke

    2. Strasbourg

    3. Sporting Lisbon

    4. Sheffield Wednesday

  11. Mark Schwarzer: Marconi Stallions > Dynamo Dresden > Kaiserslautern > ??? > Middlesbrough > Fulham > Chelsea > Leicester

    1. Bradford City

    2. Borussia Dortmund

    3. Brisbane Roar

    4. Brondby

  12. David James: Watford > Liverpool > West Ham > ??? > Portsmouth > Bristol City > Bournemouth

    1. Middlesbrough

    2. Manchester United

    3. Manchester City

    4. Millwall

  13. Petr Cech: Chmel Blsany > Sparta Prague > ??? > Chelsea > Arsenal

    1. Red Star Belgrade

    2. Rubin Kazan

    3. Rennes

    4. Real Mallorca

  14. David Seaman: Leeds > Peterborough > Birmingham > ??? > Arsenal > Manchester City

    1. Leicester

    2. Ipswich

    3. QPR

    4. Blackburn

  15. And finally, perhaps the best ever. Lev Yashin: ???

    1. Spartak Moscow

    2. Lokomotiv Moscow

    3. Dynamo Moscow

    4. CSKA Moscow

Solutions

1:B - During his 18-month Villa tenure, Schmeichel became the first keeper to score a goal in the Premier League., 2:D - Schmeichel joined Sol Campbell and Sven-Göran Eriksson at Meadow Lane during the club's ill-fated era of big spending., 3:C - Chicago was the furthest the Mexico goalkeeper travelled from his homeland in his club career., 4:C - Banks was named the NASL goalkeeper of the year during his time in Florida., 5:B - Shilts was on the books of all four clubs, but only ever played for Southampton, where he stayed for five years., 6:A - Parma was Taffarel's last club. His car broke down on the way to complete a move to Empoli, and he took it as a sign from God that he should retire., 7:C - The Argentina goalkeeper, a Seventh Day Adventist and vegan, left the Balearic club to take a year-long religious retreat, 8:B - Zoff left Naples in 1972, a full decade before he lifted the World Cup at the age of 40., 9:C - Lehmann managed just five error-strewn appearances for the Rossoneri before returning to Germany., 10:B - The goalscoring custodian never got on the scoresheet in France, but did score the winning shootout penalty in the 2001 French Cup final., 11:A - It was Chris Kamara, then manager of the Bantams, who brought the Australian to England., 12:C - The England keeper memorably went up front for Stuart Pearce's City in a final-day meeting with Middlesbrough in 2005., 13:C - Cech's heroics for the Ligue 1 strugglers earned him a £7m move to Stamford Bridge., 14:C - Seaman earned his first England cap while playing at Loftus Road., 15:C - The 'Black Panther' played his entire career at Dynamo, a club with links to the Soviet interior ministry and KGB.

Scores

  1. 14 and above.

    You've kept a clean sheet!

  2. 10 and above.

    You're pretty tough to get past

  3. 5 and above.

    You've let a few past you

  4. 0 and above.

    You've had a shocker

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