Top 5 goalkeepers in England: Gil Prescott’s choices

Gordon Banks (Positionally excellent), Bert Trautmann (A gentleman but massive, scored against him v Stockport County when he was their manager), Neville Southall (Watched him at Llandudno an old club of mine - recommended him to Blackpool who came with me to watch him, they had two international keepers so couldn’t take him.  I rang my mate at Bury who paid around £20,000 for him, went to Everton for £130,000 within months, the rest is legend.  Pat Jennings (Huge presence, not the most technical but very effective.  Peter Schmeichel (Another who was not technically great, but another huge presence).

Everton goalkeeper Neville Southall stretches to make a save in the 1995 FA Cup Final

Peter Schmeichel on International duty

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