Asmir Begovic

Born: June 20, 1987 (age 28)

Height: 6'6" (198cm)

Hometown: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nationality: Bosnia Bosnian

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Chelsea (no. 1)
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Career History
Youth2003-2005Portsmouth
Senior2005-2010Portsmouth
→ 2006Macclesfield Town (loan)
→ 2007Bournemouth (loan)
→ 2008Yeovil Town (loan)
→ 2008Yeovil Town (loan)
→ 2009Ipswich Town (loan)
2010-2015Stoke City
2015-Chelsea
International2009-Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole has 664 articles about Asmir Begovic. Articles 1 to 40:
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Asmir Begovic considering Chelsea exit?
A report claims that Asmir Begovic is growing increasingly frustrated by a lack of match action, which may force him to leave Chelsea in the summer.
Feb 4, 09:35
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Report: Manchester United to consider move for Stoke City keeper Jack Butland
Manchester United reportedly place Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland at the top of their wishlist in the event that David de Gea leaves the club.
Jan 22, 17:24
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich applauds from the stand the FA Cup third-round match against Scunthorpe United at Stamford Bridge on January 10, 2016
Report: Chelsea fail with Adrian Semper bid
A report claims that Chelsea have failed with a £2m bid for Dinamo Zagreb's 18-year-old goalkeeper Adrian Semper.
Jan 15, 22:05
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Chelsea and Scunthorpe on January 10, 2016
Result: Chelsea book spot in fourth round of FA Cup
Chelsea advance into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 win over League One side Scunthorpe United at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 10, 15:50
Diego Costa (R) of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Willian (L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Team News: Guus Hiddink names strong Chelsea side for Scunthorpe United FA Cup tie
Guus Hiddink names a strong Chelsea starting lineup in Sunday's FA Cup third-round tie at home against Scunthorpe United.
Jan 10, 13:04
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Stoke City's Jack Butland plays down exit talk
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland insists that he is happy at his current club amid talk that a host of top teams want to sign the England stopper.
Dec 7, 15:03
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Team News: Thibaut Courtois returns for Chelsea
Thibaut Courtois will make his first Chelsea appearance since late August as he replaces Asmir Begovic in goal for Jose Mourinho's side against Bournemouth.
Dec 5, 16:33
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Jack Butland can replace David de Gea at Manchester United'
Michael Owen tips Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland to become England number one and replace David de Gea at Manchester United.
Dec 5, 14:50
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Jose Mourinho confirms Thibaut Courtois return
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms that Thibaut Courtois will return to the squad against Bournemouth on Saturday.
Dec 4, 13:38
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Jonathan Walters backs Stoke City teammate Jack Butland for England
Stoke City forward Jonathan Walters believes that teammate Jack Butland will go on to be England's number one goalkeeper for England.
Dec 2, 11:55
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: 'Jack Butland will not be sold'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes refutes reports linking Jack Butland with a move away from the club, insisting that the keeper will not be sold.
Dec 1, 01:02
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Thibaut Courtois expected to return against Bournemouth
Jose Mourinho says that he expects Thibaut Courtois to return from injury for Chelsea's Premier League match against Bournemouth next weekend.
Nov 29, 17:18
Ryan Mason of Spurs is crowded out by the Chelsea defence on November 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at the goalless draw between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane.
Nov 29, 14:45
Son Heung-Min reacts after a missed chance for Spurs against Chelsea on November 29, 2015
Result: Tottenham Hotspur stay fifth after Chelsea draw
Tottenham Hotspur miss the chance to move into fourth place in the Premier League after playing out a goalless draw with Chelsea.
Nov 29, 13:55
Pedro reacts to a missed shot during the game between Chelsea and Spurs on November 29, 2015
Half-Time Report: No way through for Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea in goalless first half
The deadlock remains intact at half time in the early Premier League kickoff between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in North London.
Nov 29, 12:47
Chelsea's Asmir Begovic foils an attempt from Harry Kane of Spurs on November 29, 2015
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive the goalless draw between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane as the hosts miss the chance to move into the top four.
Nov 29, 10:59
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Report: Jack Butland emerges as £20m Liverpool target
A report claims that Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland is wanted by Liverpool as a direct replacement for Simon Mignolet.
Nov 29, 10:10
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Asmir Begovic: 'I will respect Jose Mourinho decision on starting keeper'
Chelsea keeper Asmir Begovic insists that he will respect the decision of Jose Mourinho should he choose to replace him with Thibaut Courtois.
Nov 29, 09:45
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Jack Butland sets sights on displacing Joe Hart as England number one
Stoke City keeper Jack Butland reveals that he is determined to replace Joe Hart as England's No.1 ahead of Euro 2016.
Nov 28, 09:01
Stoke City's Welsh manager Mark Hughes arrives on the pitch for the second half of the English League Cup fourth round football match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on October 27, 2015.
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes eyeing improvement on last season
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes targets an improvement on his team's ninth-place finish in the Premier League last season in the current campaign following their resurgence.
Nov 27, 19:56
Oscar of Chelsea celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC and Chelsea FC at Sammy Ofer Stadium on November 24, 2015
Match Analysis: Maccabi Tel Aviv 0-4 Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Chelsea's convincing 4-0 victory over 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv in Group G of the Champions League.
Nov 24, 22:27
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho reacts during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on October 31, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'Second successive victory important for Chelsea'
Jose Mourinho says that it was important for Chelsea to win two games in a row after their 4-0 Champions League victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Nov 24, 22:15
Willian of Chelsea celebrates scoring his teams second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC and Chelsea FC at Sammy Ofer Stadium on November 24, 2015
Result: Chelsea net four to thrash 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv
Chelsea move a step closer to qualification from Group G of the Champions League with a 4-0 away thrashing of 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Nov 24, 21:40
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on October 17, 2015
Preview: Maccabi Tel Aviv vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League Group G match between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Chelsea.
Nov 23, 14:14
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Charlie Adam tips Jack Butland to 'play for top team'
Stoke City's Charlie Adam backs goalkeeper Jack Butland to play for one of the Premier League's "top teams" in the future.
Nov 22, 12:16
Diego Costa (C) of Chelsea scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Result: Diego Costa goal gives Chelsea victory over Norwich City
A Diego Costa goal gives Chelsea their first Premier League victory in four matches with a 1-0 win over Norwich City at Stamford Bridge.
Nov 21, 16:55
Kenedy of Chelsea and Nathan Redmond of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Chelsea, Norwich City
Chelsea and Norwich City play out a goalless 45 minutes in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge, as the visitors have a penalty claim turned down.
Nov 21, 15:48
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge.
Nov 20, 15:15
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could return against Bournemouth?
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is reportedly targeting a return to action against Bournemouth on December 5.
Nov 20, 09:41
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Thibaut Courtois back in Chelsea training ahead of first-team return
Thibaut Courtois takes part in Chelsea training for the first time in two months as part of his ongoing rehabilitation.
Nov 19, 18:43
Netherlands' midfielder Arjen Robben (L) celebrates with Netherlands' midfielder Daley Blind (R) after scoring Netherlands' second goal during the international friendly football match between Wales and Netherlands at Cardiff City Stadium in south Wales o
Euro 2016 missing men XI
Sports Mole selects a best XI of the footballers that will not be playing at next summer's European Championships in France.
Nov 19, 12:24
Jon Walters #14 of the Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on Novemb
Match Analysis: Republic of Ireland 2-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole reviews the action from Dublin as the Republic of Ireland seal their place in Euro 2016 after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-0 on the night.
Nov 16, 22:54
Jon Walters #14 of the Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on Novemb
Result: Jonathan Walters fires the Republic of Ireland to Euro 2016
Jonathan Walters scores twice as the Republic of Ireland claim a 3-1 aggregate win over Bosnia-Herzegovina in their Euro 2016 playoff to book their place in France.
Nov 16, 21:37
Jonathan Walters of the Republic of Ireland (14) celebrates with Shane Long (9) as he scores their first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifying match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on September 7, 2015 in Dublin, Irela
Half-Time Report: Republic of Ireland close in on Euro 2016 spot
Jonathan Walters scores from the penalty spot to give the Republic of Ireland a 2-1 aggregate lead in their Euro 2016 playoff against Bosnia-Herzegovina in Dublin.
Nov 16, 20:33
Jonathan Walters of the Republic of Ireland (14) celebrates with Shane Long (9) as he scores their first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifying match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on September 7, 2015 in Dublin, Irela
Asmir Begovic wary of Jonathan Walters threat ahead of playoff second leg
Bosnia-Herzegovina goalkeeper Asmir Begovic admits that he will be warning his teammates about the possible threat of Republic of Ireland frontman Jonathan Walters.
Nov 15, 22:11
Robbie Brady (C) of Ireland celebrates scoring a goal during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Play-Off First Leg match at Bilino Polje Stadium on November 13, 2015 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Match Analysis: Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-1 Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole reviews the action from Zenica as the Republic of Ireland earn a 1-1 draw in the away leg of their Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Nov 13, 22:28
Asmir Begovic #1 of Chelsea warms up prior to the match against the New York Red Bulls during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015
Asmir Begovic: 'Republic of Ireland tough to break down'
Bosnia-Herzegovina goalkeeper Asmir Begovic suggests that the Republic of Ireland were tough opponents in the first leg of their Euro 2016 qualification playoff.
Nov 13, 22:25
Robbie Brady (C) of Ireland celebrates scoring a goal during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Play-Off First Leg match at Bilino Polje Stadium on November 13, 2015 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Result: Edin Dzeko cancels out Robbie Brady opener to deny Republic of Ireland
A late Edin Dzeko goal cancels out Robbie Brady's opener to deny the Republic of Ireland a first-leg victory in their Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Nov 13, 21:52
Kevin Kilbane during BBC television's football focus prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Kevin Kilbane: 'Republic of Ireland must not be fazed by Bosnia and Herzegovina'
Kevin Kilbane believes that the Republic of Ireland must not let Bosnia and Herzegovina's big-name players get to them.
Nov 12, 22:36
Republic of Ireland's players celebrate their first goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying group D football match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on September 7, 2015.
Preview: Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole previews the Euro 2016 playoff action as Bosnia-Herzegovina welcome Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland side to Zenica.
Nov 10, 16:47
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