Squad Profile: Goalkeepers

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Name: Kyle ‘Chino’ Goldwin
Position: Goalkeeper: (Captain)
Age: 32
Squad Number: 1
Appearances: 111
International Caps: 3

Chino is the club’s current longest serving player and is starting his fourth season for the club. Formed in the youth ranks of Lincoln FC, he joined the team in July 2014 and has been a regular since then. He formed part of the Second Division Championship side of 2015 and was named club Captain in June 2017. He is currently the club’s leading appearance maker breaking the 100 barrier last season. He is a full Gibraltar international having gained his first Cap, with clean sheet to boot in Gibraltar’s Home victory against Latvia last season. He has also reperesented Gibraltar at international level for FUTSAL though he left that discipline to dedicate himslef fully to eleven a side in 2015. A consumate professional Chino has grown into his role as skipper and is a great example for all the young players in the squad.

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Name: Jorge Avellano
Position: Goalkeeper
Age: 16
Squad Number: 13
Appearances: 6
Former Club: FC Brunos Magpies

Jorge is in his second season with the Club. His technique belies his age and shows immense potential as a keeper for the future. Furthermore he boasts an impressive physique for a 17 year old. Formed in the youth ranks of Glacis United he has the experience of playing in the Reserves last season and will seek to be a regular in the Intermediary side. He commands all aspects of goalkeeping and will now doubt continue to improve under the tutelage of both the club’s coaching staff and senior keepers.

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Name: Jose Manuel Gonzalez Rodriguez
Position: Goalkeeper
Age: 20
Squad Number: 25
Appearances: –
Former Club: Lions F.C.

Jose Manuel joins the club to be Chino’s understudy. He kept goal for Lions last season and is no stranger to local football. Strong and athletic he provides secure back up in the event that he is needed and will certainly provide good competition for places.

 

(Stats are correct at time of posting)