Asmir Begovic

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Stoke City
Born: June 20, 1987 (age 27)
Hometown: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Height: 6'5''
Nationality: Bosnian
Asmir Begovic of Stoke City is congratulated by team-mate Ryan Shawcross after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Southampton on November 02, 2013
Asmir Begovic: Ryan Shawcross would be "big asset" for England
Ryan Shawcross "would be a big asset to the England squad", according to Stoke City teammate Asmir Begovic.
Dec 14, 11:29
 Perin of Genoa during a Pre Season Friendly between Stoke City and Genoa at Britannia Stadium on August 10, 2013
Liverpool 'open Mattia Perin discussions with Genoa'
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin is being lined up as a replacement for Liverpool's Simon Mignolet, according to the Italian international's agent.
Dec 13, 17:54
Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates with team mates Steven N'Zonzi and Erik Pieters as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Stoke City at Selhurst Park on December 13, 2014
Match Analysis: Crystal Palace 1-1 Stoke City
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League draw between Crystal Palace and Stoke City at Selhurst Park.
Dec 13, 17:37
Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates with team mates Steven N'Zonzi and Erik Pieters as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Stoke City at Selhurst Park on December 13, 2014
Result: Crystal Palace, Stoke City play out draw
Crystal Palace and Stoke City play out a 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park as Peter Crouch quickly cancels out James McArthur's early header.
Dec 13, 16:52
Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates with team mates Steven N'Zonzi and Erik Pieters as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Stoke City at Selhurst Park on December 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: All square between Crystal Palace, Stoke City
Crystal Palace and Stoke are level at 1-1 at the halfway point of their Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Dec 13, 15:51
 Jon Walters of Stoke is mobed by Phil Bardsley and Peter Crouch after scoring to make it 3-0 during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on December 6, 2014
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews Stoke's Premier League visit to Crystal Palace as the Potters go in search of consecutive wins for the first time this season at Selhurst Park.
Dec 11, 16:20
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City has a shot saved by Asmir Begovic of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Stoke City at Etihad Stadium on August 30, 2014
Asmir Begovic: 'Stoke City searching for consistency'
Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic admits that the Potters are searching for consistency and need to replicate their big-match performances on a weekly basis.
Dec 10, 15:48
West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll celebrates scoring their first goal to equalise during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Swansea City at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London on December 7, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the 11 most impressive players from the 15th round of Premier League fixtures.
Dec 9, 10:56
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City has a shot saved by Asmir Begovic of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Stoke City at Etihad Stadium on August 30, 2014
Asmir Begovic cryptic over Stoke City future
Reported Liverpool target Asmir Begovic says that he is currently committed to Stoke, but hints that his long-term future may lie away from the Britannia Stadium.
Dec 7, 12:13
 Jon Walters of Stoke is mobed by Phil Bardsley and Peter Crouch after scoring to make it 3-0 during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on December 6, 2014
Result: Stoke City seal win against 10-man Arsenal
Stoke City seal a shock 3-2 win against 10-man Arsenal as they lift themselves up to 12th in the Premier League.
Dec 6, 16:57
Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium on December 6, 2014
Half-Time Report: Stoke City three up against Arsenal
Stoke City take a shock 3-0 lead into half time of their Premier League match against Arsenal.
Dec 6, 15:50
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United scores the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Stoke City at Old Trafford on December 2, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 Stoke City
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Manchester United's dramatic 2-1 victory over Stoke City at Old Trafford.
Dec 2, 22:26
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata is congratulated by Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young and Manchester United's English defender Chris Smalling after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football mat
Result: Manchester United survive late Stoke City rally
Goals by Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata give Manchester United a 2-1 win against Stoke City in Tuesday evening's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Dec 2, 21:36
Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Stoke City at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on December 2, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester United, Stoke City level
Manchester United and Stoke City go into the break deadlocked at 1-1 in their Premier League clash on Tuesday evening at Old Trafford.
Dec 2, 20:32
Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Stoke City hit by sickness bug ahead of Liverpool match
Three Stoke City players have been unable to train after being struck down by sickness bug, manager Mark Hughes reveals.
Nov 27, 14:57
Asmir Begovic of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on August 17, 2013
Asmir Begovic: 'Burnley will be tough to beat'
Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic reveals that the team are expecting a "tough test" against Burnley in the Premier League.
Nov 21, 22:47
Israel's forward Omer Damari celebrates after scoring against Bosnia-Herzegovina during their Euro 2016 Group B qualifying match at the Samy Ofer Stadium on November 16, 2014
Result: Israel thrash Bosnia-Herzegovina to move top
Israel replace Wales at the top of Group B with a comfortable 3-0 win over 10-man Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Nov 16, 21:34
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Half-Time Report: Israel cruising past Bosnia-Herzegovina
Gil Vermouth and Omer Damari fire Israel into a comfortable half-time lead over Bosnia-Herzegovina in Haifa.
Nov 16, 20:35
Bojan Krkic (L) of Stoke City celebrates with teammate Steve Sidwell of Stoke City after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Spurs on November 9, 2014
Result: Bojan Krkic breaks duck in Tottenham Hotspur scalp
10-man Spurs lose 2-1 at home to Stoke City, courtesy of first-half goals from Bojan Krkic and Jon Walters.
Nov 9, 15:27
Bojan Krkic of Stoke City is congratulated by team-mate Marc Muniesa after scoring the equaliser during the pre season friendly match between Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City at Ewood Park on August 03, 2014
Half-Time Report: Stoke City in control against Tottenham Hotspur
Stoke race into a 2-0 lead at half time against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.
Nov 9, 14:24
Asmir Begovic of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on August 17, 2013
Liverpool line up move for Asmir Begovic?
Liverpool line up a £10 million move for Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, according to reports.
Nov 9, 08:59
Stewart Downing of West Ham celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team-mates during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014
Player Ratings: Stoke City 2-2 West Ham United
Sports Mole runs the rule over the individual performances in Stoke City's 2-2 draw with West Ham United at the Britannia Stadium.
Nov 1, 18:07
Stewart Downing of West Ham celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team-mates during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014
Result: West Ham United rally to earn point against Stoke City
Goals from Enner Valencia and Stewart Downing earn West Ham United a point as they battle back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Stoke City in their Premier League clash.
Nov 1, 16:52
Geoff Cameron of Stoke City competes with Alex Song of West Ham during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014
Half-Time Report: Victor Moses strike hands Stoke City lead
Stoke City hold a 1-0 lead over West Ham United in their Premier League clash at the Britannia Stadium as Victor Moses strikes in the 33rd minute.
Nov 1, 15:49
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
This week's top five League Cup performers
Sports Mole selects five players that have impressed during this week's League Cup fourth-round fixtures.
Oct 30, 11:16
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on October 18, 2014
Result: Stoke City implode late on against Southampton
Ten-man Stoke City succumb to a 3-2 defeat against Southampton in their League Cup clash at the Britannia Stadium.
Oct 29, 21:40
Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrate during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on October 18, 2014
Half-Time Report: Southampton cruising at Stoke City
Stoke City are losing 2-0 at the hands of Southampton in their League Cup clash at the Britannia Stadium, thanks to goals from Graziano Pelle and Shane Long.
Oct 29, 20:34
Sadio Mane of Southampton celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on October 25, 2014
Half-Time Report: Southampton leading Stoke City
Southampton are leading Stoke City 1-0 in this afternoon's Premier League clash at St Mary's.
Oct 25, 15:50
Asmir Begovic of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on August 17, 2013
Report: Real Madrid to move for Asmir Begovic
A report claims that Real Madrid want to sign Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.
Oct 20, 12:51
Stoke City's English-born Irish striker Jonathan Walters celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Swansea City at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on October
Result: Jonathan Walters wins it for Stoke City
Jonathan Walters scores the winner as Stoke City beat Swansea City 2-1 in the Premier League this afternoon.
Oct 19, 17:52
Swansea's Wilfried Bony celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal against Stoke on November 10, 2013
Half-Time Report: Stoke City, Swansea City level at break
Wilfried Bony and Charlie Adam both score penalties as Stoke City and Swansea City sit level at 1-1 at the interval of their Premier League encounter.
Oct 19, 16:47
Belgium's Steven Defour (C) strikes the ball, flanked by Bosnia and Herzegovina's Vedad Ibisevic (L) and Senad Lulic (R) during the Euro 2016 qualifying match on October 13, 2014
Result: Belgium come from behind to share draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina
Radja Nainggolan scores the equaliser to give Belgium a 1-1 draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina in a Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 13, 21:40
Edin Dzeko celebrates scoring for Bosnia against France on October 11, 2011.
Half-Time Report: Edin Dzeko fires Bosnia-Herzegovina ahead
Edin Dzeko volleys a goal in to give Bosnia-Herzegovina a 1-0 lead over Belgium in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 13, 20:38
Wales striker Gareth Bale races past Bosnia player Miralem Pjanic during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Wales and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Cardiff City Stadium on October 10, 2014
Result: Wales share draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina
Wales share a goalless draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina in their Euro 2016 qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Oct 10, 21:38
Wales striker Gareth Bale races past Bosnia player Miralem Pjanic during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Wales and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Cardiff City Stadium on October 10, 2014
Half-Time Report: Wales still goalless against Bosnia-Herzegovina
Wales and Bosnia-Herzegovina share a goalless first half at the Cardiff City Stadium in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 10, 20:34
Wales striker Gareth Bale races past Bosnia player Miralem Pjanic during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Wales and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Cardiff City Stadium on October 10, 2014
Live Commentary: Wales 0-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the goalless draw between Wales and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Oct 10, 18:45
Wales' Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their third goal during the international friendly football match between Wales and Iceland at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on March 5, 2014
Asmir Begovic relishing challenge of facing Gareth Bale once more
Bosnia-Herzegovina keeper Asmir Begovic claims that Wales attacker Gareth Bale is working his way closer to becoming the best player in the world.
Oct 10, 08:34
Gareth Bale appeals for a foul during Wales's match with Finland on November 16, 2013.
Preview: Wales vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole previews Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier between Wales and Bosnia-Herzegovina
Oct 8, 15:45
Sunderland's Steven Fletcher during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on January 29, 2014
Result: Steven Fletcher fires Sunderland to first win of the season
Steven Fletcher scores twice as Sunderland get their first win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Stoke City.
Oct 4, 16:56
Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on October 4, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sunderland in front at the break
Sunderland take a 2-1 lead in at half time against Stoke City in the Premier League.
Oct 4, 15:50
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