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)
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 553 articles about Asmir Begovic. Articles 1 to 40:
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes and his assistant Mark Bowen talk at the end of the Budweiser FA Cup third round match between Stoke City and Leicester City at the Britannia Stadium on January 4, 2014
Preview: Stoke City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at the Britannia Stadium.
Aug 27, 17:01
Manchester's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League play-off round second leg football match between Club Brugge and Manchester United at Jan Breydel stadium in Bruges, Belgium on August 26
Wayne Rooney: Eight Manchester United hat-tricks
Following his three-goal contribution last night, Sports Mole looks back on the eight hat-tricks that Wayne Rooney has scored for Manchester United.
Aug 27, 08:23
Callum Wilson of Bournemouth scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and A.F.C. Bournemouth at the Boleyn Ground on August 22, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects 11 of the most impressive players from the third batch of 2015-16 Premier League encounters.
Aug 25, 10:06
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho attends to his nose during the match with Man City on August 16, 2015
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash at The Hawthorns between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea.
Aug 21, 18:37
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring the opener for Man City against Chelsea on August 16, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the best 11 players from the second round of 2015-16 Premier League matches.
Aug 18, 10:11
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on the weekend's football action
Sports Mole columnist Sam Matterface looks back on the weekend's football action, with Chelsea, Portsmouth and Sepp Blatter on the agenda.
Aug 17, 14:30
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: 'Chelsea need a boost'
Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic admits that the champions need a result to get their season going following the 3-0 loss to Manchester City.
Aug 17, 12:25
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini talks up 'complete game' following victory over Chelsea
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says that his side produced a "complete game" following their resounding 3-0 victory over Chelsea in the Premier League.
Aug 16, 19:22
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini on May 10, 2015
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini upbeat over early-season form
Manuel Pellegrini is optimistic that Manchester City's back-to-back 3-0 wins - the latest of which came against champions Chelsea - is a sign of their title credentials.
Aug 16, 18:58
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is congratulated by teammate David Silva of Manchester City after scoriing the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 10, 2015
Match Analysis: Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Manchester City beat Chelsea 3-0 in the Premier League at the Etihad.
Aug 16, 18:35
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring the opener for Man City against Chelsea on August 16, 2015
Result: Manchester City thrash sorry Chelsea to earn early five-point lead
Manchester City thrash Chelsea 3-0 at Eastlands to establish an early five-point lead over the Premier League champions.
Aug 16, 17:54
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring for Manchester City on May 10, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sergio Aguero finally beats Asmir Begovic as Manchester City lead Chelsea
Manchester City secure a narrow 1-0 half-time lead over Premier League champions Chelsea, courtesy of Sergio Aguero's 32nd-minute opener.
Aug 16, 16:50
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates his goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on May 10, 2015
Team News: Sergio Aguero starts against Chelsea
Striker Sergio Aguero is named in Manchester City's first XI for the visit of Chelsea.
Aug 16, 15:03
Jose Mourinho and Manuel Pellegrini composite
Preview: Manchester City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Chelsea's trip to Manchester City as the Premier League's top two from 2014-15 square off at Eastlands.
Aug 14, 19:21
Swansea boss Garry Monk on May 11, 2015
Preview: Swansea City vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League showdown between Swansea City and Newcastle United at the Liberty Stadium.
Aug 13, 22:03
Thibaut Courtois (L) of Chelsea is shown the red card by referee Michael Oliver (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on August 8, 2015
Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois appeal fails
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will serve a one-match suspension following confirmation that Chelsea's appeal against his red card was unsuccessful.
Aug 11, 16:03
Thibaut Courtois (L) of Chelsea is shown the red card by referee Michael Oliver (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on August 8, 2015
Chelsea to appeal Thibaut Courtois suspension
Chelsea will appeal against the one-match ban handed to Thibaut Courtois in the hope that he will be available to face Manchester City next weekend.
Aug 10, 17:46
Petr Cech, the Arsenal goalkeeper warms up prior to the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015
Jose Mourinho adamant Petr Cech is not missed at Chelsea
Goalkeeper Petr Cech is not missed at Chelsea, according to manager Jose Mourinho.
Aug 10, 05:07
The Swansea City fans celebrate after Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (C floor) celebrates scoring a second equalising goal from the penalty spot for 2-2 during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea City at St
Match Analysis: Chelsea 2-2 Swansea City
Sports Mole reviews the action from Chelsea's opening-day draw with Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 8, 20:18
The Swansea City fans celebrate after Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (C floor) celebrates scoring a second equalising goal from the penalty spot for 2-2 during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea City at St
Result: Swansea City twice hit back to hold 10-man Chelsea
Swansea City twice come from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against Chelsea as the defending champions finish the game with 10 men following a red card for Thibaut Courtois.
Aug 8, 19:23
Head coach Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on during the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Jose Mourinho: Chelsea's lack of spending is "dangerous"
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits that his side's lack of spending over the summer could be "dangerous" to their hopes of retaining the Premier League title.
Aug 8, 02:38
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole looks ahead to gameweek one of the 2015-16 season as Premier League champions Chelsea bid to kick off their defence by beating Swansea at home.
Aug 7, 18:40
Charlie Adam of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal with his team mates Mame Biram Diouf and Jonathan Walters during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on May 24, 2015
Preview: Stoke City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium.
Aug 7, 17:09
Victor Moses of Chelsea is challenged by Mario Suarez of Fiorentina during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Result: Chelsea sign off with pre-season defeat at hands of Fiorentina
Chelsea's final pre-season fixture ends in defeat as they are beaten 1-0 at home to Italian side Fiorentina following a first-half finish from Gonzalo Rodriguez.
Aug 5, 21:54
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Half-Time Report: Chelsea trail Gonzalo Rodriguez goal at half time
Chelsea find themselves 1-0 down at home to Fiorentina at half time, following a first-half finish from defender Gonzalo Rodriguez.
Aug 5, 20:47
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Team News: Radamel Falcao leads Chelsea line against Fiorentina
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho gives new striker Radamel Falcao the chance to impress up front as they take on visitors Fiorentina in a friendly at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 5, 19:37
Fiorentina players celebrate the opening goal scored by Fiorentina's Argentinian defender Gonzalo during the pre-season friendly International Champions Cup football match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge in London on August 5, 2015
Live Commentary: Chelsea 0-1 Fiorentina - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 5, 19:00
Head coach Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on during the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'For me the transfer window is over now that the season is here'
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho refuses to rule out a move for Everton defender John Stones, but says that the "transfer window is over" now that the new season is looming.
Aug 5, 12:50
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
David James: 'Asmir Begovic will challenge Thibaut Courtois'
Asmir Begovic is good enough to replace Thibaut Courtois in the Chelsea side this season, according to David James.
Aug 5, 05:57
Head coach Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on during the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Fiorentina
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 4, 10:56
Petr Cech of Arsenal shouts instructions during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Team News: Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech starts against Chelsea
Petr Cech makes his competitive Arsenal debut in today's Community Shield against former employers Chelsea.
Aug 2, 14:07
John Terry celebrates with his teammates as Chelsea lift the Premier League trophy on May 24, 2015
Chelsea unveil 2015-16 squad numbers
Chelsea reveal their squad numbers for the new Premier League season, which includes Radamel Falcao taking on the number nine shirt.
Aug 2, 13:52
Cesc Fabregas #4 of Chelsea takes the ball in the first half against the New York Red Bulls during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015
Cesc Fabregas: 'Chelsea are more determined this season'
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas tells his side's Premier League title rivals that his side are more focused than last season as they pursue further major honours.
Aug 2, 05:48
Jack Butland for Stoke on January 5, 2015
Jack Butland takes confidence from Mark Hughes faith
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland thanks manager Mark Hughes for confirming that he will be the club's first-choice keeper.
Jul 31, 05:00
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 gets "special" 'Rory McIlroy PGA Tour' game cover
Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic reveals that EA Sports has sent him a personalised cover of video game Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.
Jul 30, 12:06
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 vows to push Thibaut Courtois at Chelsea
Asmir Begovic says that he was attracted to Chelsea by the challenge of pushing Thibaut Courtois.
Jul 29, 03:38
Chelsea players and manager Jose Mourinho celebrate their victory in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley on March 1, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'Each Chelsea player must improve this season'
Jose Mourinho admits that each of Chelsea's Premier League title rivals "are going to improve immediately" this coming season due to their summer spending sprees.
Jul 28, 22:13
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and FC Barcelona at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on June 6, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Barcelona in Maryland.
Jul 27, 19:10
John Stones in action for Everton on September 21, 2014
Report: Chelsea to up pressure on Everton with second John Stones bid
Chelsea will reportedly make a £26m bid for Everton defender John Stones this week.
Jul 27, 02:14
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Jose Mourinho: Premier League rivals "buying the title"
Chelsea's top-flight title rivals are "buying the title" by spending huge sums of money this summer, according to Jose Mourinho.
Jul 26, 11:04
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2Crystal Palace43018539
3Leicester CityLeicester42208538
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd32102027
5Arsenal42113307
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