Kasper Peter Schmeichel (born 5 November 1986) is a Danish professional footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Leicester City and the Denmark national team. He is the son of former Manchester United and Danish international goalkeeper Peter SchMeichel. He began his career with Manchester City, but had loan spells with Darlington, Bury and Falkirk.
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Kasper Peter Schmeichel (born 5 November 1986) is a Danish professional footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Leicester City and the Denmark national team. He is the son of former Manchester United and Danish international goalkeeper Peter SchMeichel. He began his career with Manchester City, but had loan spells with Darlington, Bury and Falkirk before making his City debut in August 2007. He has gone on to play over 300 competitive games for Leicester, winning the Championship in the 2013–14 season and the Premier League in 2015–16. He was part of Denmark’s squad at UEFA Euro 2012, but did not make his senior debut until 2013. He played 17 games for the Denmark under-21 team and was named 2007 Danish Under-21 Talent of the Year. He also played in the UEFA Champions League for Denmark in 2010. He made his debut for Manchester City against West Ham United on August 7, 2007. In August 2007, he went on loan to Championship side Cardiff City. He spent one season at Cardiff before returning to Manchester City. In May 2010, he was the subject of a transfer to Leicester City, where he would again work under former manager Sven-Göran Eriksson. He signed a new four-year deal with City in September 2007. His contract with Leeds United was terminated by mutual consent in May 2010. In December 2011, he joined Championship side Newcastle United on a season-long loan. In January 2012, he signed a two-year contract with Championship side Leeds United.
In March 2013, he moved to Scottish Premier League side Falkirk on a permanent deal. In April 2014, he left Leeds United to join Championship side West Bromwich Albion on a one-year loan. He then moved to Championship club Newcastle United in the summer of 2014. In November 2014, SchmeIChel joined Championship club Cardiff City on loan. His loan spell at Cardiff was extended for a longer period until the end of the new year. In October 2015, he returned to Cardiff for a second time. He joined Newcastle United for the remainder of the season on a free transfer. In February 2015, Sch meichel signed a three-month loan deal with Championship club West Ham. He moved to Newcastle United the following month on a temporary deal. On January 2, 2015, the initial loan period ended after his initial loan ended on 2 January. Schmeihel joined Notts County for the rest of the 2014-15 season. In July 2015, Erikson threw a lifeline to Schmeoichel by allowing him to stay at Ninian Park for two more months. In September 2015 he joined League Two side Darlington on a short-term loan deal. The following month, he made his professional first team debut against Peterborough United at the 96. 6 TFM Arena on 14 January 2006. He gained his first clean sheet three days later against Grimsby Town. He kept a clean sheet in a 1–0 win over Celtic on 18 March 2007. On 25 August 2007 he saved a penalty from Arsenal’s Robin van Persie on 18 February 2007 at the Emirates Stadium.