Monday, 14 May 2012

Alternative Stats - Premier League 2011/12

Premier League 2011/12 Stats and Records

Super Sub - Jermaine Defoe – 20 goals from the bench.

Mr Woodwork – Robin Van Persie – 10 woodworks hit.

Set Piece Specialists- Stoke City – Only 15 goals from open play.

Set Piece Haters – Aston Villa- 47% of goals were conceded from set plays.

Latest Goal – Yakabu- 98 minutes- Wigan v Blackburn

Most Assists- David Silva (15)

Worst Disciplined- Joey Barton- 10 Yellows 2 Reds

Arsenal Back Four Award – Bolton Wanderers- Caught opposition offside 150 times

Slow Out The Blocks- Wolves – 1 goal in first 15 mins of a game.

Can’t Pass Wind - Joey Barton made 490 inaccurate passes in the opposition half of the pitch this season - the most of all outfielders in the PL

Overrated- Stewart Downing- Had the most shots (72) without scoring & made the most key passes (55) without getting an assist in the PL this season

Couldn’t Hit a Barn Door- Liverpool- Scored with just 6% of their shots on goal this season

All in Vain – Yakabu - Only Andy Johnson has scored more goals (21 in 2004/05) than Yakubu (17) and been relegated from the Premier League.

Liverpool have scored 47 PL goals this season, the last time they failed to score less than 50 goals in a season was 100 years ago.

Mario Balotelli is the first Italian player ever to receive a Premier League winners medal.

Chelsea have the worst discipline in the Premier League this season having picked up 78 bookings

Swansea City have the best discipline in this years Premier League with 42 bookings.

Robin Van Persie has scored or assisted 56% of Arsenal's League goals this season, the highest of any player in the League.

There has been a total of 73 different nationalities represented in this seasons Premier League.

100 Penalties Awarded

28 Missed or saved – A Premier League Record.

Man Utd’s 89 points is the most without winning the title.

19 Hat-tricks were scored. A record since the Premier League went down to 20 teams.

Torres 5-4 Drogba

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