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Fraser Forster

26-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Southampton  Premier


Birthdate:  March 17, 1988    Birthplace:  Hexham, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  168 lbs    

October 19, 2014    Fraser Forster News

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Forster produced a pair of saves in Saturday's 8-0 shutout victory over Sunderland.

Forster has gotten off to a stellar start this season, with four clean sheets through his first eight Premiership appearances. His presence has helped Southampton open the campaign as the league's best defense, only allowing five goals thus far this term.

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September 28, 2014

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Forster made one save and allowed one goal during Saturday's win over Queens Park Rangers.

Forster was beaten by a lovely piece of skill from QPR's Charlie Austin, marking just the fourth goal Southampton has conceded through six matches to date. Next on the schedule for Forster is a road date at Tottenham.

September 16, 2014

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Forster made four saves en route to a clean sheet Saturday against Newcastle.

Forster now has two clean sheets through his first four Premier League appearances. Furthermore, the Englishman's four saves Saturday marked his highest total to date this season. Forster faces a sneaky good Swansea City this Saturday.

August 23, 2014

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Forster was credited with two saves in Southampton's scoreless draw versus West Brom on Saturday.

Forster has claimed the Saints' No. 1 position since joining from Celtic this summer and should be encouraged by his first pair of Premiership performances. Following a three-save effort at Anfield, the 6-7 shot-stopper kept a clean sheet in his St. Mary's Stadium debut on Saturday. Clearly having displaced want-away goalie Artur Boruc, Forster will hit the road once again for a match at West Ham next weekend.

August 17, 2014

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Forster recorded three saves in his Southampton debut Saturday, a 2-1 loss at Liverpool.

Forster displaced Artur Boruc to claim Southampton's starting goalkeeper role just over a week since signing from Celtic. The Englishman made a trio of saves, but probably could have done better in a one-on-one situation to prevent Liverpool's opening goal during the first-half. On the bright side, Forster will next face West Brom and West Ham, a pair of far more favorable matchups.

August 17, 2014

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Forster is in the starting XI for Southampton's Premier League opener against Liverpool on Sunday.

Just over a week after signing from Celtic, Forster takes over the top goalkeeper role from Kelvin Davis continues his backup duties. It's not a great matchup to start, but it should be a bit easier in the coming weeks with matchups against West Brom and West Ham.

August 9, 2014

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Forster has signed a four-year deal with Southampton after transferring from Celtic.

Forster really made a name for himself with Celtic and now moves to the Premier League, where he figures to start immediately for the Saints. Recently called up into the England national team fold, Forster is a great capture for a Southampton side that has lost a significant number of key players from last season.

August 6, 2014

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Southampton are expecting to complete a 7 million transfer deal for Forster is Celtic is unable to remain in the Champions League on Wednesday, according to the Daily Mail.

Celtic square off against Legia Warsaw for the second leg of tournament qualification. Coach Ronny Deila said that failure to progress in the competition could result in the sale of players.