Tottenham are still the youngest side in the Barclay’s Premier League at 24.9, followed by Liverpool (25.5), Newcastle United (26.2), Southampton (now 26.3), Manchester United (now 26.366) and Arsenal (26.406). Manchester City remain oldest at 29.1, followed by Queens Park Rangers (now 28.6), Everton (28.4), Leicester City (28.288), Crystal Palace (28.265), West Bromwich Albion (28.256) and Sunderland (now 28.2).
The number of injured players on the Injury League Table increased to 83 from 70 last week. Aston Villa have the lead in the number of injured players with 10. Newcastle United continue to lead the Injury League with total of 304 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 13 April, with injuries reported via The Physio Room thru 23.20 BST on 14 April.
The Premier League Injury Table can be found here, as well as in the sidebar.by