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Petr Cech vs Shay Given vs Edwin Van Der Sar

Petr Cech vs Shay Given vs Edwin Van Der Sar

It's the battle of the Premiership keepers as three of the world's greatest collide. But who will come out on top?

Perhaps the following video may help you decide.



Name: Petr Cech
Age: 26
Club: Chelsea
Nationality: Czech

Cech has been named the best goalkeeper in the Champions League on three occasions.

Name: Shay Given
Age: 32
Club: Man City
Nationality: Irish

Given has been voted into the PFA Team of the Year by his fellow pros on two separate occasions in 2002 and 2006. Cech and Van Der Sar have made it once.

Name: Edwin Van Der Sar
Age: 38
Club: Man United
Nationality: Dutch

Van Der Sar made the UEFA Euro 2008 Team of the Tournament and currently holds the British club record for the number of clean sheets.

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Writer:Tudor
Date:Wednesday November 4 2009
Time: 6:32PM

Comments

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On current form Given must be rated number 1 out of these 3 as Van Der Sar has been out injured until recently and is in the twilight of his career and Cech hasn't looked his usual self this season and has appeared shaky on a few occasions.
Kevinho
04/11/2009 18:38:00
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Edwin Wnaders Far will have to keep going to protect the rags goal from Ben Toster. LMAO
Johnny Baguette
04/11/2009 18:40:00
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Reina should have been included in this poll as well to be honest, he is playing really well this season.
Kevinho
04/11/2009 18:59:00
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Cech has never been the same since he broke his face. Before that I would of said him. Now I'd say Shay.
MCFC_Goatboy
04/11/2009 19:53:00
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EVS and SG - you are havin a feckin laugh!
Merlin
04/11/2009 21:13:00
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As a Chelsea fan im going to see Shay is the best keeper in the world, and by far your best buy.
ben_Crisp
04/11/2009 23:07:00
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Heurelho Gomes :p...kidding, Shay Given has been the best, most consistent goalkeeper in the Premiership for a long time. Cech, like Goatboy has rightly said has not been the same since his head was smashed in, and since helmets haven't become fashionable attire in every day situations I think he's just a tad depressed. If Man City bought Buffon he wouldn't automatically get in the team. Thats how much I rate Shay Given.
bernio3000
05/11/2009 02:15:00
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Hah, nothing beats Big Pete! SG and VDS? You lot crazy? :-)
JT_daniel
05/11/2009 03:09:00
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the issue isn't who is doing best at the moment, is it?it is the greatest.i think as things stand i'll say em..em..petr cech
blueogre
05/11/2009 04:32:00
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VDS and Cech have always had good defenders in front of them, so they have a relatively easy life. Shay on the other hand spent years playing behind the comedy quartet of the Newcastle United defense, so if he can cope with that he can cope with just about anything!
fifthcolumnblue
05/11/2009 08:58:00
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