2010/2011 Season Review: Goalkeepers
So here goes, we start with the goalkeepers…
1. Scott Loach:
It`s been a real hit-and-miss season for Scott Loach having made as many stunning, last-ditch, clawing saves as he`s made clangers over the course of the season. Unfortunately though it`s the errors that get remembered and replayed in fans minds, especially with goalkeepers. Loach clearly has his weaknesses - decision-making, crosses and communication, but underneath those flaws is a good goalkeeper. The fact of the matter is with no-one challenging him for the number one jersey, Loach is not going to be dislodged any time soon and at 22, his peak is eight to 10 years away - he really needs a rival for the starting berth. 6/10
13. Rene Gilmartin:
Like Loach, Richard Lee`s replacement is only young and having finally gotten a few games under his belt at Walsall last season, Rene Gilmartin has suffered from not playing regularly this season - not that he was ever expected to of course. Four cup games constitutes his season and like Loach, it`s the clanger against Brighton that will be remembered as the most memorable part of his season. Will Gilmartin ever dislodge or seriously challenge Loach? No, but he`s cheap and cheerful backup and in our financial situation that`s all we can hope for.5/10
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