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Fraser Forster

The Celtic FC, Southampton FC
 
6 appearances, 7 goals against
one clean sheet

P 6 W 3 D 1 L 2 F 9: A
8
*(actual F 9: A 7)
58% successful

2012-17


disciplined:
none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
331

Profile

Full name Fraser Gerard Forster

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 17 March 1988 in Hexham, Northumberland [registered as Northumberland West, April 1988].
Attended the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle. Son of a Crown Court Judge
Height/Weight 6' 7", 11st 13lb [2010].

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2010] &

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in and around the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area, with Newcastle City schools and the Wallsend Boys Club, Stocksfield FC and Newburn FC. Signed as a trainee with Newcastle United FC on 4 July 2007. He joined Stockport County FC on loan on 3 October 2008. He played in six league matches, keeping three clean sheets. He was sent out on loan again, to Bristol Rovers FC on 31 July 2009, keeping two clean sheets in four league matches. Upon his return to Newcastle, he was loaned out again to Norwich City FC, on 28 August 2009, for an initial one-month loan stint, but lasted the entire season. He kept 18 clean sheets in his 38 league appearances. He was sent out on a season-long loan on 24 August 2010, to The Celtic FC, he rejoined Celtic on another season-long loan on 17 August 2011.  And finally, without ever making a Newcastle competitive appearance, he signed a permanent deal with Celtic on 5 July 2012. Forster had kept 79 clean sheets in his 140 SPL appearances, up until he joined Southampton FC on 9 August 2014 for a £10 million transfer fee. A knee injury in March 2015 meant he missed almost a year of football. He had completed 106 Premier League appearances up until 2017-18.
Club honours Football League One winners 2009-10; Scottish League cup runners-up 2010-11, 2011-12; Scottish Cup winner 2010-11, 2012-13; SPL Champions 2011-12, 2013-14; Football League Cup runners-up 2016-17;
Individual honours Norwich City FC Player of the Month November 2009; Norwich City FC Players' Player of the Year 2009-10; Macron Golden Gloves Award (most clean sheets) 2009-10; Premier League Player of the Month February 2016;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2010].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 1198th players (1198) to appear for England. 109th goalkeeper
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 926, 15 November 2013, England 0 Chile 2, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 25 years 243 days
Last match No. 954, 27 May 2016, England 2 Australia 1, a friendly match at The Stadium of Light, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, substituted (86:52), aged 28 years 71 days
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2014; European Championship Finals 2016;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

The Numbers
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts sub bench mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
20 6 0 4 2
1
34 418 7 59.7 none 1 16.7% none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
6 3 1 2 9 8 +1 2 1 1.50 1.333 58.3 +1

Venue & Competition Record

Venue/Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home Friendly
Matches
3 1 0 2 3 5 -2 1 0 1.00 1.40 0.33 -1
Away 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 0 0 3.00 1.50 100.0 +2
Neutral 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Black 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 1 1 2.00 1.667 66.7 +1
Gold 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 1 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
Green 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2012-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCP 2016-18 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

World Cup Final Tournaments

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

European Championship Preliminary Competition

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2014-16 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

European Championship Final Tournaments

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0

Match History

 Club: The Celtic F.C. - two full appearances (105 min)

Coach: Roy Hodgson - 6 full appearances (331 min)x

Age 24
913 12 October 2012 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 22
914 16 October 2012 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa AD 23
915 14 November 2012 - Sweden 4 England 2, Nationalarenan Friends Arena, Stockholm län Fr AL unused sub 21
  

Age 25
917 22 March 2013 - San Marino 0 England 8, Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle WCP AW unused sub 23
918 26 March 2013 - Montenegro 1 England 1, Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica AD 23
 
922 6 September 2013 - England 4 Moldova 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 23
923 10 September 2013 - Ukraine 0 England 0, Natsional´nyî Sportyvnyĭ Kompleks, Kyiv AD 23
924 11 October 2013 - England 4 Montenegro 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 22
925 15 October 2013 - England 2 Poland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW 22
1 926 15 November 2013 - England 0 Chile 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 1
927 19 November 2013 - England 0 Germany 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HL unused sub 23
928 5 March 2014 - England 1 Denmark 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 23

Age 26
929 30 May 2014 - England 3 Peru 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 22
930 4 June 2014 - Ecuador 2 England 2, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens ND
2 931 7 June 2014 - Honduras 0 England 0, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens (substituting @ 0-0) ND sub 75
932 14 June 2014 - England 1 Italy 2, Arena da Amazônia, Manaus
WCF
NL unused sub
22
933 19 June 2014 - Uruguay 2 England 1, Arena de São Paulo, São Paulo NL
934 24 June 2014 - Costa Rica 0 England 0, Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto, Belo Horizonte ND

 Club: Southampton F.C. - four full appearances (313 min)  

935 3 September 2014 - England 1 Norway 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 13
936 8 September 2014 - Switzerland 0 England 2, Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel ECP AW 13
937 9 October 2014 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 21
938 12 October 2014 - Estonia 0 England 1, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn AW 21
939 15 November 2014 - England 3 Slovenia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 22
3 940 18 November 2014 - Scotland 1 England 3, Celtic Park, Glasgow Fr AW Start 1

Age 27
941 27 March 2015 - England 4 Lithuania 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW withdrawn
squad member
942 31 March 2015 - Italy 1 England 1, Juventus Stadium, Torino Fr AD
  

Age 28
4 951 26 March 2016 - Germany 2 England 3, Olympiastadion, Berlin (substituting @ 1-0) Fr AW sub 45 13
5 952 29 March 2016 - England 1 Netherlands 2, The National Stadium, Wembley HL Start 50 1
953 22 May 2016 - England 2 Turkey 1, Etihad Stadium, Manchester Fr HW unused sub 13
6 954 29 May 2016 - England 2 Australia 1, Stadium of Light, Sunderland (substituted @ 2-1) HW Start ▼87 1
955 2 June 2016 - England 1 Portugal 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW unused sub 13
956 11 June 2016 - Russia 1 England 1, Le stade Vélodrome, Marseille
ECF
ND unused sub
13
957 16 June 2016 - England 2 Wales 1, Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens NW
958 20 June 2016 - England 0 Slovakia 0, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne ND
959 27 June 2016 - England 1 Iceland 2, Allianz Riviera, Nice NL

 

Coach: Sam Allardyce - no full appearancesx


960 4 September 2016 - Slovakia 0 England 1, Štadión Antona Malatinskeho, Trnava WCP AW withdrawn
squad member

 

Coach: Gareth Southgate - no full appearancesx


961 8 October 2016 - England 2 Malta 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 13
962 11 October 2016 - Slovenia 0 England 0, Stadion Stožice, Ljubljana AD 13
963 11 November 2016 - England 3 Scotland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW withdrawn
squad
member
964 15 November 2016 - England 2 Spain 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD

Age 29
965 22 March 2017 - Germany 1 England 0, Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund Fr AL unused sub 13
966 26 March 2017 - England 2 Lithuania 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW 13
967 10 June 2017 - Scotland 2 England 2, The National Stadium, Glasgow WCP AD unused sub 13
968 13 June 2017 - France 3 England 2, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL 22
971 5 October 2017 - England 1 Slovenia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW squad member
972 8 October 2017 - Lithuania 0 England 1, LFF stadionas, Vilnius AW unused sub 23
  

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