Premier Injuries Season Review - 2016 / 2017

SIGNIFICANT INJURIES LASTING 10+ DAYS


SUNDERLAND
47
Days Lost
1813

WEST HAM
46
Days Lost
1737

WATFORD
44
Days Lost
1493

CRYSTAL PALACE
40
Days Lost
1567

MAN UNITED
37
Days Lost
824

ARSENAL
36
Days Lost
1123

BOURNEMOUTH
34
Days Lost
996

MAN CITY
32
Days Lost
952

LIVERPOOL
31
Days Lost
1052

SWANSEA
31
Days Lost
943

HULL CITY
28
Days Lost
1412

MIDDLESBROUGH
27
Days Lost
727

TOTTENHAM
27
Days Lost
859

EVERTON
26
Days Lost
968

SOUTHAMPTON
26
Days Lost
1348

STOKE
26
Days Lost
720

LEICESTER
22
Days Lost
734

BURNLEY
20
Days Lost
631

CHELSEA
20
Days Lost
358

WEST BROM
14
Days Lost
319
TOTAL DAYS
LOST TO INJURY
20,576
TOTAL INJURIES
(SIGNIFICANT)
614
TOTAL WAGE BILL
(INJURED PLAYERS)
£131,314,980
Credit: sportingintelligence.com

INJURIES BY BODY PART

HAMSTRING
166
15% of all injuries
ANKLE / FOOT
161
KNEE
151
12 anterior cruciate ligament ruptures
UNSPECIFIED
149
108 knocks
41 muscular
GROIN / HIP
115
CALF / SHIN
112
ILLNESS
89
THIGH
56
BACK
36
HEAD / FACE
35
CHEST / ABDOMINAL
14
SHOULDER
14
WRIST / HAND
8
ARM / ELBOW
3
NECK
2

TIME OF
INJURY

2% Warm up
24% First half
8% Half time
66% Second half

MOST 26 players were withdrawn in the 90th minute which includes injury time.

NEXT 16 players replaced because of injury in the 57th and 60th minutes.

INJURY BY
POSITION

TOTAL: 1111
5% Goalkeepers
34% Defenders
39% Midfielders
22% Attackers

TALE OF THE TITLE RACE

Chelsea

Of the [20] significent injuries [9] were to squad players - John Terry / John Obi Mikel / Ruben Loftus-Cheek / Branislav Ivanovic.
Nine players started 30 or more Premier League matches while Cesar Azpilicueta becomes only the fouth outfield player to play every minute of a title-winning season.
Vs
46
TOTAL INJURIES
58
+26%
529
TOTAL DAYS
1026
+94%
20
SIGNIFICENT INJURIES
27
+35%
358
TOTAL DAYS
859
+140%

Chelsea

Of the [20] significent injuries [9] were to squad players - John Terry / John Obi Mikel / Ruben Loftus-Cheek / Branislav Ivanovic.
Nine players started 30 or more Premier League matches while Cesar Azpilicueta becomes only the fouth outfield player to play every minute of a title-winning season.

Tottenham

Lamela [205], Kane [86], Alderweireld [74], Vertonghen [36] and Rose [152] lost more days to injury than the entire Chelsea squad.
During the absence of Alderweireld [Oct/Dec] and Vertonghen [Jan/Feb] Spurs won only three of their ten Premier League games played.

JACK'S BACK

Jack Wilshere
Midfielder
Bournemouth
Started more Premier League games [22] in 2016/17 than he had done in the previous three seasons combined [10].
Played most Premier League minutes [1912] since becoming a first-team regular at Arsenal in 2010/11 [2653].
Prior to fracturing this fibula in the north London derby, Wilshere had not missed a single league game because of injury.

KOMPANY RETURN

Vincent Kompany
Defender
Manchester City
By the end of 2015/16 no player had suffered more injuries, since January 2012, than Kompany [30].
But, after a slow start to the season, the Man City captain finished the campaign strongly starting in his clubs last 8 games.
Kompany has suffered [38] injuries since joining the Citizens. More than a third [37%] are attributed to his calf.
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