Premier League weekend in numbers

Posted by - January 24, 2011 - All News, Conclusions, Premier League, Statistics

Darren Bent, return for Liverpool, and a League of Nations

3 – Darren Bent has now scored debut goals for three different teams: Charlton, Sunderland and Aston Villa

2 – Shots on target in total by Wigan, Stoke and Birmingham

3 – Dimitar Berbatov became only the third player to score three hattricks in a season

20 – Nottingham Forest completed the double over Derby County for the first time since 1990

1 – Robin Van Persie scored his first ever career hattrick

17 – Number of points that Spurs have gained from losing positions this season. The most in the PL

21 – Number of nationalities represented in Blackburn v West Brom. A joint Premier League record

3.7 – Percentage of Manchester United’s PL goals since the beginning of April scored by Wayne Rooney

20 – Blackpool now have the worst home record in the Premier League

14 – Last weekend there were seven new Football League manager. They got a total of three points between them. This weekend they gained 14, and only Micky Adams at Sheffield United has lost both games

  • Grainy

    I might be wrong, but wasn’t there 22 different nationalities represented at Blackburn v West Brom after Bednar was brought on late sealing the new record.

    It’s something I remember from the BBC live text thingy, not looked into it myself though.

  • Inter Young Girls

    Yeah you’re right Grainy. Lazy journalism OTP.

  • neil

    And while we’re being extra pedantic, the “Premier League Weekend in Numbers” contains two facts which have no relevance to the Premier League at all!