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- This is the amazing story of a goalkeeper who has overcome many obstacles in his short life already. His father posted a short video of him playing on Twitter and the response has been phenomenal and seen goalkeepers from professional to amateur all heaping praise on the young lad.

Schoolboy goalkeeper lets in 11 goals...but wins backing of top footballers 

Top footballers have voiced their support for a schoolboy who conceded 11 goals in his first match as a goalkeeper.

David Seaman, Neville Southall and Nick Pope were among those who sent praise and encouragement for nine-year-old Harrison Ogle after his father posted a video of him making multiple saves after his team lost 11-0.

David Seaman, Neville Southall and Nick Pope have voiced their support for the nine-year-old 

Allan Ogle, from Chesterfield, wrote on Twitter: "He's overcome premature birth, swine flu, pneumonia and has educational challenges."Emotional for me to see my boy Harrison's debut in goal on Sunday for his new team. "Lost 11-0 (Filmed) his saves to cheer him up." His tweet was shared thousands of times, and caught the attention of some famous football stars.

Neville Southall tweeted: "Well done. Top Keeper. Love your goalkeeping." David Seaman pointed out that he let goals in while he was at school, tweeting: "Looking good!! I let 12 goals in one half of my first ever game for my school side!! #safehands." Fellow former England keeper Ray Clemence agreed, writing: "Well done great to see you enjoyed your first game for your new team. Keep making those saves #GKunion."

He told the BBC: "I was telling him there were thousands of people talking about him on Twitter, including players, but there were only two players he was interested in, [Grimsby Town's] James McKeown, and Mo Salah. "I suppose I thought it would be nice to get a few message from people, but I've been overwhelmed with the response. "I just wanted to get the message over to him to enjoy playing no matter what the result."

James McKeown retweeted the video, and the club also invited the family to meet the goalkeeper, tweeting: "Hi Allan. We would love to invite Harrison and your family to Blundell Park to meet @1Jamesmckeown and the squad. Please check your DM's #GTFC."

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/08/22/schoolboy-goalkeeper-misses-11-savesbut-wins-backing-top-footballers/

 

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