What record did Petr Cech break?
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech set a new Premier League record with his 170th clean sheet on this day in 2015. The Czech Republic international helped the Gunners shut out Bournemouth 2-0 to move ahead of David James in the history books.
How many clean sheets has Petr Cech got?
202 Clean Sheets
Petr Čech – 202 Clean Sheets.
Why does Petr Cech wear head gear?
The Arsenal keeper has worn a protective scrum cap ever since he was forced to undergo emergency surgery for a depressed skull fracture. Back on that fateful day in October 2006, Cech was involved in a sickening collision where he was accidentally caught on the head by Reading’s Stephen Hunt’s knee.
Is Petr Cech a triplet?
Petr Čech was born as a triplet (due to which he had a weak skull) to father Václav Čech and mother Libuše Čechová. They were both retired athletes. In his childhood, he was an actor rather than an athlete and also played the role of Honza in the Czech TV series – The Territory of White Deer around 1991.
Who has most clean sheets in history?
The glovemen to have each made their own indelible mark on the English top-flight…
- Peter Schmeichel (128)
- David de Gea (129)
- Pepe Reina (136)
- Nigel Martyn (137)
- David Seaman (141)
- Mark Schwarzer (151)
- David James (169)
- Petr Cech (202) (Image credit: PA)
Which goalkeeper has the most penalty saves?
1. Heurelho Gomes (11) The Brazilian has the most penalty saves in the Premier League of any goalkeeper. He played for Tottenham Hotspur and Watford in the competition.
Who has the most Golden Gloves in football?
Joe Hart is the joint highest winner of the Golden Glove award with four. The Premier League was founded in 1992, when the clubs of the First Division left the Football League and established a new commercially independent league that negotiated its own broadcast and sponsorship agreements.
Why does Germany 2 wear a mask?
The mask was constructed to protect the player’s facial bones, preventing potential further damage in light of a recent injury sustained amid Chelsea’s Champions League semi-final clash against Real Madrid.