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Old 11-07-2011, 23:36   #6
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Some stats from last season

20 - Jermain Defoe became the 20th player to score 100 Premier League goals; the only player to break in to this select group this season.

350 - David Moyes became only the fourth manager to take charge of 350 or more Premier League matches as manager after Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp.

573 - Ryan Giggs broke the record for the most Premier League appearances, overtaking David James (572) this season.

400 - Brad Friedel became only the third goalkeeper in Premier League history to make 400 appearances in the competition following his appearance on the final day against Liverpool.

500 - Paul Robinson has conceded 501 Premier League goals, becoming the fifth 'keeper to let in 500 goals in the competition.

25 - Manchester United won the league title this season despite picking up only 25 points away from home; the lowest total by any Premier League title winner.

2 - Only two sides have ever won a 20+ team English title with fewer away wins than Manchester United (5): Sheffield Wednesday in 1929/29 (3) and Newcastle United in 1906/07 (4).

19 - Manchester United lifted their 19th English league title; a new record, overtaking Liverpool's total of 18.

8 - Between January 1st - May 22nd 2011, Robin van Persie scored in nine consecutive Premier League matches away from home; a new record.

3 - John Pantsil scored three own goals for Fulham in the Premier League this season, equalling the record for the most scored in a single season by a player (Andreas Jakobsson, Wigan, 2003/04).

34 - West Bromwich Albion set a new Premier League record of 34 consecutive matches without keeping a clean sheet, between 29th August 2010 & 8th May 2011.

2 - West Bromwich Albion have kept only two clean sheets in the Premier League all season; a new record.

18 - Liverpool scored in 18 successive matches between January 1st - May 9th 2011; the longest such run in the Premier League this season.

43 - Carlos Tevez has scored 43 goals in the Premier League since he joined Manchester City on the eve of 2009/10; more than any other player.

3 - Dimitar Berbatov scored three hat-tricks in the Premier League this season, only Alan Shearer (five in 1995/96) has netted more in a single campaign.

1000 - DJ Campbell scored the 1000th goal of the 2010/11 Premier League season against Bolton on May 14th 2011.

34 - Manchester City have secured a top three finish in the top-flight for the first time in 34 years, since 1976/77.

55 - No side have scored as many goals as Blackpool (55) did this campaign in a Premier League season and still been relegated.

41 - There were 41 goals scored on Saturday 5th February 2011, a record for a 38-game Premier League season & only second to 8th May 1993 (47 goals) overall.

7 - On that same day (Saturday 5th February 2011), seven goals were scored from the penalty spot; a new Premier League record.

90 - There were fewer away wins in the Premier League this season than ever before (90, previous worst was 91 in 2009/10).

1000 - Tottenham Hotspur became the sixth team to accrue 1000 points in Premier League history following their 2-1 away victory at Sunderland on February 12th 2011.

1500 - Following their 3-0 home win over West Ham on August 29th 2010, Manchester United became the first team to win 1500 points in the Premier League era.

41 - At the age of 41 years and 152 days, Jens Lehmann became the sixth oldest player to ever play in the Premier League following his appearance against Blackpool on April 10th 2011.

17 - There have been 17 hat-tricks scored in the Premier League this season; beating the previous record of 16 set in a 20-team season back in both 1995/96 & 1997/98.

8 - At the age of 20 years and 139 days old, Mario Balotelli became the eighth youngest player to score a hat-trick in the Premier League with his treble on 28th December 2010 against Aston Villa, and the youngest since Luke Moore in 2005/06.

11 - 2010/11 was the 11th consecutive season in which the golden boot was won by a foreign player, with the last Englishman to win it being Kevin Phillips in 1999/00.

41 - Edwin Van der Sar became the oldest player to win a Premier League title at the age of 40 years and 205 days (on Sunday May 22nd 2011)

55 - Manchester United equalled the highest points total at home in Premier League history (55), level with Chelsea in 2005/06.

71 - Everton picked up their 71st red card in the Premier League with Seamus Coleman's dismissal versus Chelsea on the final day, equalling Blackburn Rovers' all-time record.

123 - Kevin Davies committed 123 fouls in the Premier League this season; the most by a player since Opta began their analysis on the league back in 1996.

32 - Maxi Rodriquez's goal versus Fulham on 9th May 2011 was the fastest recorded in the Premier League this season at 32 seconds.

2.80 - There were 2.80 goals per game on average this season; the highest ratio in Premier League history

1968 - The last English top-flight season to see a higher goals-per-game rate than 2010-11 (2.80) was 1967-68 (3.03).

3.09 - On average, Premier League games in May produced the most goals per game (3.09) this season.

2.28 - In October, the Premier League goals per game ratio was only 2.28; the lowest of any month this season.

9 - Carlos Tevez scored the first goal of the game on nine occasions in the Premier League this season; more often than any other player.

3420 - Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel and Everton full-back Leighton Baines were the only two outfield players to play every single minute of the 2010/11 Premier League season.

18 - Robin van Persie equalled the Premier League record of 18 goals scored in a season from January 1 onwards held by Thierry Henry and Cristiano Ronaldo.

1 - Only one opposition side scored a first half goal at Old Trafford this season, that coming in Man Utd's final game - Charlie Adam for Blackpool.

20 - The top goalscorer award was shared by Carlos Tevez and Dimitar Berbatov, the first time it has been shared since 1998-99 (Owen/Hasselbaink/Yorke 18)

191 - There were fewer clean sheets in the Premier League this season than any other campaign.

4 - Blackburn would have finished fourth if only first halves counted in 2010-11.

23 - Newcastle's Nile Ranger was the most used substitute in the division, 23 times.

19 - Jerome Thomas, Andrey Arshavin and Jermaine Pennant were all substituted 19 times, more than any other player this season.
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