Injury League vs Age of Teams 15/16 – Week 35

Tottenham are still youngest in the Barclay’s Premier League at 24.8, followed by Newcastle United (now 25.88), Liverpool (now 25.90), Manchester United (now 25.95), Southampton (26.8) and Aston Villa (26.9). West Bromwich Albion remain oldest, now at 29.5, followed by Manchester City (28.7), Watford (28.5), Bournemouth (28.1), Leicester City (now 28.04) and Norwich City (28.03).

The number of injured players on the Injury League Table decreased to 88 from 107 last week. Newcastle United lead the number of injured players with 9 this week and are still Injury League leaders, with a total of 360 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 03 Apr, with injuries reported via Premier Injuries thru 22.00 BST on 05 Apr.

Injury League - Injury Age Graph for 06th Apr 16Injury League - Injury Age Table for 06th Apr 16The Premier League Injury Table can be found here, as well as in the sidebar.

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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?