Top Ten Unusual Premier League Facts

0
113
premier league

Premier League Facts

1-. Paul Robinson

Former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson has the notable achievement of having scored, assisted and won a penalty in the league. In addition to this he also has more Premier League assists than any other keeper. 5 in total.

2- James Milner

James Milner has scored in a record 57 different Premier League games. In addition to this, every game was a winning one!

3- Hat-Tricks

Only three players born after the league began (August 1992) have scored league hat-tricks: Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku.

4- Gordon Strachan

Gordon Strachan is the only person born before 1960 to score a Premier League hat-trick.

5- David James

David and James were the most common first names in the Premier League in 2010/11 (25 in total). Strangely, it was the first season in which David James did not appear.

6- Newcastle

Newcastle United won an incredible 34 points from losing positions in 2001/02. t was also the same number of points that they won in total when they were relegated seven years later.

7- George Boyd

In 2014/15, George Boyd was the the fourth player to play for 2 teams which were relegated in the same Premier League season. The others were Mark Robins in 94/95, Steve Kabba in 06/07 and David Nugent in 09/10.

8- Two feet

~There are 2 players to have scored Premier League penalties with both feet. They are Bobby Zamora and Obafemi Martins.

9- Ryan Giggs

It’s incredible to think that he has been substituted more times than any other player (134). Potentially this was down to the length of his footballing career.

10- Mario Balotelli

His only assist in the league was for Sergio Aguero’s title-winning goal vs QPR. It was a good time not to be selfish.