shut-out


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shut-out

Achieved by a goalie who survives a match or period without allowing a goal.
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But we've got the best shut-out record in the league.
And Chelsea's Czech number one Petr Cech set the Premiership best shut-out of 1,024 minutes in 2004-05, just a couple of seasons after reaching the 928-minute mark for Sparta Prague.
And after the 2-0 win against FC Sheriff in the Europa League added another shut-out to the slate, skipper Dawson admitted: "We like our new mean streak, although we rode our luck on Thursday night.
STOURBRIDGE coach Mike Umaga has praised his players' attitude to the less glamorous art of defence after seeing them secure a second home shut-out in as many matches.
RECONSTRUCTION wrecked Jamie Langfield's bid to be crowned the SPL's shut-out king but the keeper is still keeping count as he looks to claim the unofficial title.
That ruined his bid to equal Rab Douglas' SPL seven-game shut-out record.
Martin was outstanding and earned his shut-out,' said Coventry coach Paul Thompson.
The Blues' all-time shut-out record is held by Gordon West, who kept 21 clean sheets during the 1969-70 title winning season.
Wilson's side also had to thank match-winner Rod Hinks after a powerplay strike proved to be enough to see off the third-placed side, while Aubry was in fine form after saving 39 shots to record his second shut-out in the last three games.
WHEN Jamie Langfield lay in hospital in 2011 after a life-threatening brain seizure, the chances of him becoming Scotland's shut-out king seemed less than zero.
SCOTT MURRAY missed out on a 26-year-old shut-out record but was backed by Dundee goal hero Simon Lynch to bounce straight back.
While Aberdeen have been shut-out kings this term, Esson's Inverness have the leakiest defence in the league.