BY Patrick Morrison ON Saturday, November 30 in Stamford Bridge, David Martin made his long-awaited Premier League debut for his boyhood club West Ham United at the age of 33. After 16 years plying his trade as a professional, the Hammers third choice goalkeeper finally got his moment in the spotlight against fellow London rivals […]
PATRICK MORRISON: THE GOALKEEPING SPECTRUM
OVER the past 20 years we have really seen the evolution of the goalkeeping position in Gaelic football. We have seen possibly the greatest ever in Stephen Cluxton to the newest modern phenomenon of ‘keepers joining the fray. Over the past 20 years, and even before then, we have seen a dramatic increase in the […]
PATRICK MORRISON: Effective communication
By Patrick Morrison WHAT is effective communication? Communication is any form of information that is relayed between two interfacing entities. Whether it be audible, visual, hand signals or even just body language, if it sends a message to be received it is deemed as communication. Goalkeepers are in that precarious position where play develops in […]
PATRICK MORRISON: Deepening of the well
By Patrick Morrison WE all know the importance of the goalkeeper position and how it has become one of, if not the most important positions on the field of play. With that said, the goalkeeping position should then also be one of, if not the most important position to develop for your club and county. […]
PATRICK MORRISON – The spirit of the Viking
Patrick Morrison explains how virtues and traits should define how you play the game.
Patrick Morrison – The Importance of Restarts
Patrick Morrison explains how restarts played their part in the All-Ireland final
Patrick Morrison – Make your presence felt
Patrick Morrison explains how goalkeepers can assert themselves.
Patrick Morrison – Be Like Maradona
Patrick Morrison said that Gaelic Games athletes can learn some important lessons from Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona.
A pathway to success for goalkeepers
Patrick Morrison begins his series on assessing your own skills.
Patrick Morrison – Coaches: Isolate your needs
Patrick Morrison explains why coaches should be selfish at this time.