Poll: Best save ever

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Best save?

  1. Banks v Brazil

    42 vote(s)
    71.2%
  2. Seaman v Sheffield Utd

    6 vote(s)
    10.2%
  3. Higuita v England

    2 vote(s)
    3.4%
  4. Davies v Oxford Utd

    9 vote(s)
    15.3%
  1. Met

    Metatarsal Well-Known Member

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    I remember something like you describe when he saved a free kick from Graham Roberts, who was playing for West Brom, in our last home match of 1989/90 season. In front of the Ponty End. Very similar to the Gascoigne/Seaman free kick at Wembley, except Baker saved it.

    Couple of others from me:

    1994 v Newcastle at home in the League Cup, Dave Watson made a double save late in the game from, I think, Robert Lee and Alex Mathie. To this day I don't know he got of the floor so quickly to tip Mathie's follow up header around the post. Even the Geordie's were applauding.

    More recently, Kasper Schmeichel had a blinder at Oakwell for Leicester in one of Keith Hill's early games, when Sven Goran Erikksson was in charge of Leicester. Stand out was a double save in front of the Ponty End from Jim O'brien, just brilliant reflexes and change of direction. As good an exhibition of goalkeeping as I've seen against us.
     
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    AthersleyRed Well-Known Member

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    Didnt expect arguments on this thread like. If folk have a different opinion/anything to add to my given options, feel free. Just a lighthearted 'tribute' fred really.
     
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    John Peachy Well-Known Member

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    The highest acolade in Football? Other than Gazza grabbing your scrotum.
     
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    Gordon banks was nicnamed the bank/s of England. The Cat if I remember rightly was Peter Bonetti .As for the save I agree. Best seen live has to be Muller against Preston.
     
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    Get a grip. Have you actually seen the Banks save?
     
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    MarioKempes Well-Known Member

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    You could be right but I always thought he'd looked across and seen the linesmans' flag so knew he could showboat.
     
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    Gordon Banks save v Brazil, followed by Jim Montgomery's save from Lorimer in FA cup final, best one i've seen live was the Muller penalty save from Neil Mellor for PNE.
     

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