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Ben Foster

31-Year-Old Goalkeeper     West Bromwich Albion  Premier


Birthdate:  April 3, 1983    Birthplace:  Leamington Spa, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  174 lbs    

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Tottenham are targeting Foster as a replacement for Hugo Lloris, reports the Mirror.

Lloris is expected to be targeted by Paris St. Germain this summer, which would leave Tottenham searching for a replacement. Both Foster and Manchester City's Joe Hart have been mentioned as potential options, though Foster's price tag would be much more reasonable.

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December 28, 2013

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Foster made three saves but allowed three goals during West Brom's 3-3 draw with West Ham on Saturday.

Foster was making just his fifth start this season, and while he made a decent number of saves, he has yet to record a clean sheet this year.

December 24, 2013

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Foster, who made two saves in West Brom's 1-1 draw with Hull City last Saturday, will be in goal for Thursday's Premier League match against Tottenham.

Foster's appearance last Saturday was his first since injuring his ankle back on August 24 against Everton. He was not guaranteed his starting job back after returning, but he seems to be the man in goal for West Brom right now, taking over for Boaz Myhill.

December 12, 2013

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Foster (ankle) is not expected to play Saturday against Cardiff, but could be ready within the next couple of weeks, the Daily Express reports. Manager Steve Clarke said that Foster "is coming along. I know you are all waiting on Foster coming back, but I think this week will be too soon for him."

Boaz Myhill has filled in admirably for Foster, who previously got word that he wouldn't immediately get his starting job back when he returned. For this weekend anyway, that debate won't be had.

December 6, 2013

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Foster (foot) is expected to be available for selection within the next two weeks.

Foster has battled through a stress fracture in his foot since the end of August and has seen Boaz Myhill play well in his absence. Manager Steve Clarke recently said that Foster's return to fitness would not guarantee his return to the starting XI, so fantasy owners are wise to stay up-to-date on his recovery before considering him.

October 24, 2013

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West Brom manager Steve Clarke said that Foster (ankle) is not guaranteed to get his starting job back when he returns from injury, ESPN FC reports.

Foster still has another six weeks before he's expected to return to training, so any talk about his job is premature at this point. Boaz Myhill has filled in while he's been out and Clarke is obviously impressed enough with Myhill's performance that he could let him keep running with the position once Foster returns.

October 18, 2013

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Foster (ankle) has made progress on his injured ankle but will not be available for Saturday's match against Stoke City.

Foster suffered a stress fracture in his right ankle back at the end of August and was expected to be out for up to 12 weeks. While he hasn't reach that mark yet, it does sound like he could be getting closer to a return. Boaz Myhill will continue to fill in for Foster while he's out.

August 29, 2013

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Foster is expected to miss the next 12 weeks after suffering a stress fracture in his right foot, the Guardian reports.

Foster was taken off in the 77th minute of last Saturday's scoreless draw with Everton and is expected to have surgery in short order. Boaz Myhill is expected to start in Foster's place until he's fit enough to return. Luke Daniels is another possibility, as he replaced Foster in the Everton match.