Courtois says he never mocked England ‘keeper Pickford’s height

first_imgBut the Chelsea man was keen to clear the air after it was reported he said Pickford was “too small” to be a top-level ‘keeper.“This thing about Jordan Pickford, I want to make it clear, I never mocked his height, he is a great goalkeeper. I want to make that clear,” the 26-year-old told the BBC.Jordan Pickford saved the penalty that paved the way for England to beat Colombia in a shootout © AFP / Juan MabromataPickford, who is 6 feet 1 inch (185 centimetres) tall, had been criticised for failing to save Adnan Januzaj’s winner when Belgium beat England 1-0 last Thursday top Group G.“I would never do that to another goalkeeper (criticise his height). I just meant that being 15 centimetres taller, I would have got the ball,” he added.It had been suggested that finishing second in the group behind England would have given Belgium an easier passage through the knockout rounds, but Courtois insisted that never crossed the players’ minds.“This team wants to win every game. Against England people said it was better to lose but we won the game, we have confidence in our team.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Thibaut Courtois denies he poked fun at England ‘keeper Jordan Pickford’s height © AFP / EMMANUEL DUNANDKAZAN, Russian Federation, Jul 6 – Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said that he did not mock England counterpart Jordan Pickford’s height after their World Cup group-stage match last week.Courtois made a string of fine saves in Kazan on Friday as Belgium secured arguably the greatest result in their history with a 2-1 win over Brazil to reach the semi-finals for only the second time.last_img read more

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DDTV: Drones, GoPros and Kayaks on the spectacular Kinnego Bay

first_imgSpectacular video footage of Donegal’s hidden gems, Kinnego Bay.Donegal Daily reader Cormac Mc sent us in his wonderful video compilation of both his drone and go-pro footage he captured while kayaking in Kinnego Bay.This footage backs up Wednesdays’s article  on just how wonderful Donegal is. Have a look below at the Cormac’s video.DDTV: Drones, GoPros and Kayaks on the spectacular Kinnego Bay was last modified: September 22nd, 2016 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DDTVdronego-proKayakingkinnego baylast_img read more

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