Joe Hart v Slovenia and other great football saves including Banks v Pele and Schmeichel v Rapid Vienna

12 Oct

Joe Hart’s goalkeeping spared England’s blushes in the 0-0 draw with Slovenia.


The Torino no.1 was on hand to deny Jasmin Kurtic early in the second half and England fans seemed to love it.

Here, talkSPORT looks at other brilliant saves.

1) Rene Higuita’s scorpion kick denies England in 1995

2) Claudio Bravo’s super save for Chile against Argentina in the 2016 Copa America final

3) Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) keeps out Theo Walcott in 2015

4) Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon against Paraguay in 1998

5) Lyon goalkeeper Gregory Coupet’s double save (with his head then hand) against Barcelona in 2001

6) David Seaman’s fantastic save against Sheffield United in 2003

7) Iker Casillas somehow denies Sevilla in 2009

8) England’s Gordon Banks keeps out Pele at the 1970 World Cup 

9) Peter Schmeichel channels Banks in Man United’s Champions League match against Rapid Vienna in 1996

10) Jimmy Montgomery’s double save for Sunderland against Leeds in the 1973 FA Cup final

What is the greatest save you have ever seen?

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