Injury League vs Age of Teams – Week 27

Aston Villa remain the youngest side in the Barclay’s Premier League at 24.8, followed by Southampton (25.4), Tottenham (25.7), Liverpool and Cardiff City (both 26.1). Fulham are the oldest at 29.6, followed by West Ham (29.1), West Bromwich Albion (28.8), Crystal Palace (28.7), and Everton (28.2). The number of injured players on the Injury League list sharply decreased by 8 to 74 from 82 last week, and no team’s injury age changed significantly.

The statistics are compiled as follows: The average age of each team as weighted by playing time is shown along the horizontal axis. The average age of each injured player comprising the Premier League Injury Table is shown along the vertical axis. The value in the current Premier League Injury Table is used for the relative size of each bubble.

All statistics are inclusive of Barclay’s Premier League matches through 12 February, with injuries reported via The Physio Room at ~1100 GMT on 19 February.

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The Premier League Injury Table can be found here.

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Mark J. Fine

Yank (native New Yorker, no less) and self-proclaimed Anglophile that has aspired to make tea at the BBC as a career opportunity, ever since discovering it on shortwave radio circa 1974. See what I did right there?