Tottenham are still the youngest side in the Barclay’s Premier League at 24.9, followed by Liverpool (25.6), Newcastle United (now 26.165), Southampton (now 26.169), Manchester United (26.3) and Arsenal (26.4). Manchester City (now 29.0) remain oldest, followed by Queens Park Rangers (28.5), Everton (now 28.4), Leicester City (28.292), Sunderland (now 28.255), Crystal Palace (now 28.253) and West Bromwich Albion (now 28.2).
The number of injured players on the Injury League Table increased slightly to 87 from 83 last week. Aston Villa have the lead in the number of injured players with 11 this week. Newcastle United continue to lead the Injury League with total of 281 man-weeks for the season.
There are no significant changes to injury age this week, as it is not unusual for the averages to settle at this point in the season.
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 22 March, with injuries reported via The Physio Room thru 17.46 BST on 24 March.
The Premier League Injury Table can be found here, as well as in the sidebar.by