Injury League vs Age of Teams – Week 30

Aston Villa are still the youngest in the Barclay’s Premier League at 24.9, followed by Southampton (now 25.5), Tottenham (25.7), Cardiff City (26.0) and Liverpool (26.1). Fulham are oldest at 29.5, followed by West Ham (29.1), West Bromwich Albion (now 28.9), Crystal Palace (28.6), and Everton (28.3). The number of injured players on the Injury League list increased by 1 to 82 from 81 last week. No team’s injury age changed significantly this week.

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 08 March (only 5 games this week due to FA Cup postponements), with injuries reported via The Physio Room at ~1100 GMT on 12 March.

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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?