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Tim Krul

26-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Newcastle United  Premier


STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Knock    EST. RETURN:  11/29/2014
Birthdate:  April 3, 1988    Birthplace:  The Hague, Netherlands
Nationality:  Netherlands    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  163 lbs    

November 27, 2014    Tim Krul News

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Krul picked up a knock in training this week and could miss Saturday's match against West Ham, Chronicle Live reports.

Krul has kept three consecutive clean sheets, though the matchup against West Ham this weekend figures to be a tough one. If he is unable to play, Robert Elliott figures to get the start.

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Tim Krul: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

October 20, 2014

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Krul picked up the clean sheet despite being questionable for Newcastle's 1-0 win over Leicester on Saturday.

Krul notched his second clean sheet of the season, continuing to provide a decent return at a low price. Next week will be a much tougher matchup as Newcastle travel to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham.

October 17, 2014

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Krul (elbow) is expeted to be fit for Newcastle's upcoming clash with Leicester on Saturday, ESPN FC reports.

Krul was in question for the match after suffering an elbow injury while on international duty with the Netherlands. While Krul's matchup against Leicester at home is a good one on paper, fantasy owners should be cautious with the Dutch keeper after only picking up one clean sheet over his first six matches.

October 11, 2014

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Krul has been sent home from international duty after suffering a left elbow injury in training Saturday, De Telefraaf reports.

The severity of the injury has yet to be determined, but Krul will miss Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Iceland. If he is forced to miss any Premier League time, Rob Elliott will likely deputize.

September 30, 2014

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Krul made two saves and allowed one goal in Newcastle's 0-1 loss to Stoke on Monday.

Krul has only picked up one clean sheet over the first six matches of the season. The Dutch keeper was a popular cheap fantasy option going into the season, but with turmoil brewing on Tyneside, it has been difficult for any Newcastle player to return fantasy value.

September 13, 2014

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Krul allowed four goals and recorded three saves in Newcastle's 0-4 loss to Southampton on Saturday.

Krul has allowed seven goals over his last two Premier League matches and is becoming more and more difficult to trust even in good matchups. Newcastle will welcome Hull City to St. James' Park next week.

August 31, 2014

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Krul allowed three goals while making four saves in Newastle's 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Krul had an erratic game which ultimately ended with a disappointing result for both Toon fans and fantasy owners. Krul is still a solid low cost fantasy keeper despite the mediocre results so far. With Newcastle's next five matches coming against: Southampton, Hull, Stoke, Swansea, and Leicester, now is the time to lock the Dutch shot stopper into fantasy lineups.

August 24, 2014

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Krul picked up his first clean sheet of the season without the need for a save, in Newcastle's 0-0 draw with Aston Villa on Saturday.

Krul had an easy day as the Villa attack couldn't manage a single shot on goal. Krul has another excellent matchup next week against the struggling Crystal Palace at St. James' Park.