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2014-15 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Goalkeepers

Andrew M. Laird

Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Senior Soccer Editor and a fantasy football contributor. He is also a two-time finalist for the FSWA's Football Writer of the Year Award.

For our 2014-15 Premier League rankings, we polled four of our writers to come up with a composite list for the upcoming year. We broke it down by position, listing our top-20 forwards, midfielders, defenders and top-10 goalkeepers. The rankings are based on where we think the players will rank by the end of the season.

Points were assigned to each player based on their ranking by each writer: 10 points for a first place vote, nine points for a second place vote, eight points for a third place vote and so on.

We'll be presenting our rankings by position and today we start with the goalkeepers. There was no consensus top pick, though Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois did draw the top spot in two of four rankings, with our experts confident he'll win the No. 1 keeper job ahead of Petr Cech.

US Men's National Team captain Tim Howard claims the No. 2 spot overall as Everton's keeper this season. Rounding out the top-five are Arsenal's Wojciech Szczesny, Manchester City's Joe Hart and Manchester United's David de Gea.

1 34 Thibaut Courtois Thibaut Courtois Wojciech Szczesny Thibaut Courtois Tim Howard
2 33 Tim Howard Wojciech Szczesny Joe Hart Tim Howard Thibaut Courtois
3 29 Wojciech Szczesny Tim Howard Simon Mignolet David de Gea David de Gea
T4 27 Joe Hart Julian Speroni David de Gea Asmir Begovic Joe Hart
T4 27 David de Gea Joe Hart Tim Howard Wojciech Szczesny Wojciech Szczesny
6 17 Simon Mignolet Hugo Lloris Thibaut Courtois Joe Hart Simon Mignolet
T7 12 Hugo Lloris David de Gea Petr Cech Julian Speroni Hugo Lloris
T7 12 Asmir Begovic Simon Mignolet Asmir Begovic Hugo Lloris Petr Cech
9 11 Julian Speroni Asmir Begovic Vito Mannone Brad Guzan Brad Guzan
10 7 Petr Cech Vito Mannone Lukasz Fabianski Simon Mignolet Tim Krul