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Roman Weidenfeller

34-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Borussia Dortmund  Bundesliga


Germany

Birthdate:  August 6, 1980    Birthplace:  Diez, West Germany    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 2"    

September 27, 2014    Roman Weidenfeller News

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Weidenfeller conceded two early goals Saturday as Dortmund slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Schalke in the Revierderby.

Although losing his clean sheet early in the game, it would be unfair to pin the blame on Weidenfeller. The goalkeeper made two great saves to prevent further goals (including a superb reflex save from a JoŽl Matip header) and was not at fault for Schalke racing into a two goal lead. Rather a frail and incohesive defence was yet again to blame for a third defeat in six games.

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September 25, 2014

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Weidenfeller conceded two but looked solid and made some decent saves as Dortmund were held to a 2-2 draw Wednesday against Stuttgart.

Weidenfeller may have lost his clean sheet to an unfancied Stuttgart side but was not to blame for either of the two goals. He made a couple of strong saves including one to prevent the opposition making it 3-0 and commanded his area well. Aside from some poor kicking at times, Weidenfeller has not been not the cause of Dortmund's leaky defence this season. With the imminent return of leader Mats Hummels to the starting line-up, a more robust back-line and clean sheets should follow.

September 16, 2014

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Weidenfeller made one save during Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 Champions League victory over Arsenal on Tuesday.

Weidenfeller is still looking for his first Bundesliga clean sheet this season, but he was barely tested by Arsenal on Tuesday. Despite the Gunners holding 56 percent of the possession, Dortmund outshot them 23 to five, giving Weidenfeller one of his easier shutouts.

August 23, 2014

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Weidenfeller was held out of Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 loss to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday due to a lack of match fitness, Bundesliga.com reports.

Deputy keeper Mitch Langerak not only gave up two goals in the match, but the first one came just nine seconds in, breaking the previous record for the fastest goal in Bundesliga history by two seconds. With a performance like that, the club will be desperate to get Weidenfeller back in goal for next weekend's trip to face FC Augsburg.

October 19, 2013

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Weidenfeller made five saves en route to a clean sheet during Dortmund's 1-0 win over Hannover 96 on Saturday.

The shutout was Weidenfeller's third of the season and a nice bounce back effort after allowing two goals to Borussia Monchengladbach on October 5.

October 1, 2013

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Weidenfeller made two saves, en route to a clean sheet during Saturday's 5-0 win over SC Freiburg.

The clean sheet was Weidenfeller's second in Bundesliga action this season and he's now made 10 saves in six league games.

October 15, 2008

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A number of Premier League clubs are looking to open talks with German goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller in January, Sky Sports reports.

Borussia Dortmund are desperate to hand Weidenfeller a new long-term contract with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season. However, he is set to take advantage of the fact that he is free to talk to rival clubs in January. Arsenal, Manchester City, West Ham, Bolton, Middlesbrough and Newcastle are amongst those interested.