Hosted by Cecily and MamaGeek
this week is 'tournament week'. one or two games every day against other 2nd XI teams, but who are playing in a much higher grade, ie LOTS of work for the goalie.
five games played and lost. 6 nil x 4, 7 nil x 1. without the mad skills of my daughter, the score would have been much higher.
not only do you resemble the michelin man (or woman), you are then required to throw yourself around the goal with an unreasonable amount of flexibility.
it can be a lonely job
sometimes you save it once only to have it pop in over your shoulderother times, you can only watch as it sails past you into the goalunhappy goalie - made even more unhappy by her mother zooming in on her with telefoto lens