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The next most important thing is the clean sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If we keep clean sheets we will win games because we can score goals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The big plus was we got the goal and a clean sheet. The Sun (2017)Somewhere we have to take a point and a clean sheet. The Sun (2016)But he will surely be happy with a first clean sheet in the league and the manner of this victory. The Sun (2016)Leicester will struggle to match the 15 clean sheets they recorded last term. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They did not keep a clean sheet and the Foxes should tear into them. The Sun (2016)Saints have won their last three in all competitions - scoring six and keeping three clean sheets. The Sun (2016)The listing is going ahead and it'll be a clean sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I'm here to defend and try to keep as many clean sheets as possible. The Sun (2016)And we have ten clean sheets in all competitions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We did very well to keep a clean sheet against a tough side. The Sun (2013)Five of those clean sheets have come in their last six league games. The Sun (2015)It was also their twentieth consecutive match without a clean sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They had not kept a clean sheet in ten games. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's my main objective to keep a clean sheet as a defender. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you keep clean sheets, you will win games. The Sun (2014)They have not kept a clean sheet for 19 matches. The Sun (2012)The visiting team kept four clean sheets in six matches last year as they reached the semi-finals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We've now kept three clean sheets in three games. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Only two clean sheets in 20 matches in all competitions this season. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We've kept a lot of clean sheets for a team that was bottom. The Sun (2008)But we've now got three clean sheets on the bounce. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For too long now, he appears to have been more concerned with balance sheets than clean sheets. The Sun (2011)But it is no good feeling sorry for ourselves, we have to work on keeping clean sheets. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Without them, they do not have a hope in hell of keeping a clean sheet and winning games. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We felt that if we kept a clean sheet, we would get more chances and that is what happened. The Sun (2006)The match promises goals, reflected by both teams being 100-30 to keep a clean sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In that group stage English clubs kept only three clean sheets in 24 matches. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The keeper added: 'It was nice for me to keep that clean sheet. The Sun (2015)But they have massive problems in defence and haven't kept a clean sheet in 18 matches. The Sun (2008)But we'll take the positives, like keeping a clean sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But now we know that if we keep a clean sheet, we'll always score goals. The Sun (2011)If they can keep a clean sheet during a match, their Italian manager has promised pizza all round. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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