Tottenham finish as the youngest side in the Barclay’s Premier League at 24.8, followed by Liverpool (25.6), Newcastle United (26.3), Manchester United (26.383), Southampton (26.387), and Arsenal (26.5). Manchester City finish as the oldest at 29.2, followed by Queens Park Rangers (28.7), West Bromwich Albion (28.5), Leicester City (28.4), Everton (28.3), Crystal Palace (28.240) and Sunderland (28.181).
The number of injured players on the Injury League Table increased slightly to 82 from 81 last week. Swansea City lead the number of injured players with 9 this week. Newcastle United finish atop the Injury League with total of 347 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 24 May, with injuries reported via The Physio Room thru 19.01 BST on 25 May.
The Premier League Injury Table can be found here, as well as in the sidebar.by