Since making his international debut in the idyllic surroundings of Trinidad and Tobago in 2008, Joe Hart has worked tirelessly to cement his status as England's undisputed first-choice goalkeeper. For large spells of his career to date, the 26-year-old has been a formidable presence between the posts both for the Three Lions and for Premier League title contenders Manchester City.
However, despite this previously unblemished record, Hart's place in the starting lineup for both club and country has come under increasingly scrutiny of late due to a number of disappointing and high-profile errors that have begun to plague the former Shrewsbury Town man. Such errors occurred during England's eventful 3-2 friendly win over Scotland at Wembley and again as Manuel Pellegrini's City side suffered a shock defeat to top-flight newcomers Cardiff in the Welsh capital on Sunday.
England manager Roy Hodgson has given Hart his full backing ahead of this month's crucial World Cup qualifying double header against Moldova and Ukraine, but with Hart coming under increasing pressure from elsewhere, GMS looks at five goalkeepers who could eventually replace him as the nation's No.1...
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