101 Premier League 2011/12 Season Stats

0 – Fulham were the only team not to pick up a red card this season.

0 – Blackburn became the first team not to manage a single shot in a Premier League game since West Brom vs Manchester City in December 2004.

1 – Sunderland were the only team to avoid defeat against Manchester City this season.

2 – Gareth Bale was booked for diving more than any other player.

2 – Fulham were the only team to win more than 1 game after trailing at half time.

2 – Fulham and Manchester City were the only two sides Robin van Persie did not score against this season.

2 – David Wheater, Mario Balotelli, Djibril Cissé and Joey Barton were all sent off on two separate occasions.

3 – Scott Dann scored the most own goals this season.

3 – The three newly-promoted teams avoided relegation for only the second time in Premier League history (after 2001/02: Fulham, Blackburn and Bolton).

3 – Everton became only the third visiting side to avoid defeat after going two goals behind at Old Trafford in the Premier League (Chelsea 00/01 and West Brom 10/11).

3 – Everton were only the third visiting side to score four or more goals at Old Trafford in the Premier League (Liverpool 08/09 and Manchester City 11/12).

4 – Luis Suarez won more penalties than any other player.

4 – Paul Scholes scored more Premier League goals this season than any season since 06/07 (6).

4 – Fernando Torres, Joey Barton, Grant Holt and Adel Taarabt all scored and received a red card in single games this season.

4 – Liverpool were booked for diving more than any other team.

4 – Sergio Agüero and Salomon Kalou were the only two players to have scored in the Premier League, FA Cup, Carling Cup and Europe this season.

4 – Jean Beausejour committed the most foul throws.

5 – Victor Anichebe scored the most goals from the subs bench this season.

6 – Robin van Persie became only the 6th player to score 30+ goals in a Premier League season.

6 – Manchester City became the first visitors to score 6 goals at Old Trafford during the Premier League era.

6 – Danny Simpson made the most goalline clearances.

6 – Wayne Hennessey made the most errors leading to a goal.

7 – Shane Ferguson and Giovani dos Santos made the most substitute appearances without starting a single game.

9 – Arsenal scored the most goals on counter attacks.

9 – Queens Park Rangers were shown nine red cards, tying the Premier League record for a single campaign with Sunderland in 2009/10.

9 – Liverpool converted just nine per cent of shots into goals; the lowest proportion of any side.

9 – Martin O’Neill is now undefeated in nine previous Premier League clashes with former club Aston Villa; winning four and drawing five.

9 – Samir Nasri had more Premier League assists this season for Man City than he did in his entire spell at Arsenal (7).

10 – Robin van Persie hit the woodwork more times than any other player.

10 – Emmanuel Adebayor was penalised for the most hand balls.

11 – Manchester United were awarded the most penalties.

11 – Papiss Cisse equalled Mick Quinn’s Premier League record of most goals in his first 10 games (11).

11 – Cheik Tioté received the most yellow cards for a second consecutive season.

12 – Newcastle United cleared more shots off their own goalline than any other team.

14 – Tottenham won the most points from London derbies in the Premier League this season, Chelsea the fewest (8).

15 – Arsenal have qualified for their fifteenth successive Champions League campaign. Only Manchester United (17) and Real Madrid (16) have current longer streaks.

15 – David Silva lead the Premier League in goal assists.

18 – Everton had the highest number of different goalscorers.

19 – Blackburn and Manchester City both scored a league high 19 goals from set pieces.

19 – Fernando Torres scored the 19th and final hat-trick of the season, equalling the record from 1993/94.

19 – Shola Ameobi made the most substitute appearances.

20 – Manchester City set a new Premier League record of 20 consecutive home wins.

20 – Sergio Agüero, Matthew Etherington, David Ngog and Rafael van der Vaart were substituted on the most occasions.

22 – Andrea Orlandi scored the quickest goal of the season after just 22 seconds (versus Wolves).

23 – Arsenal recovered more points from losing positions than any other team.

23 – Wolves dropped more points from winning positions than any other team.

24 – Alex Song completed the most through balls.

25 – David Silva committed the most fouls without being cautioned.

27 – Darron Gibson is unbeaten in his last 27 Premier League games, dating back to 3 April 2010.

33 – Liverpool hit the woodwork more times than any other team.

39 – Danny Murphy created the most chances for team mates from set pieces.

41 – There were 41 own goals scored in the Premier League this season. Newcastle were the only side not to put one past their own goalkeeper, while Aston Villa, Norwich City and Wolves never benefited from one.

41 – Jonas Olsson blocked the most shots.

42 – Chris Eagles had more shots blocked than any other player.

42 – Andy Carroll attempted the most headed shots on goal.

49 – Arsenal conceded more goals this season than in any previous 38-game Premier League campaign.

50 – Clint Dempsey became the first American to score 50 Premier League goals.

52 – Goalkeepers made more saves from Robin van Persie than any other player.

52 – Emmanuel Adebayor was flagged offside on the most occasions.

55 – Stewart Downing created the most chances for team mates without recording a single assist.

59.6% – Arsenal averaged the most possession over the course of the season.

69% – 9 of Antonio Valencia’s 13 assists came against the bottom five.

72 – Stewart Downing had the most shots without scoring a goal.

74 – Chelsea were on the receiving end of the most yellow cards.

77 – David Silva created the most chances for team mates in open play.

77.9% – David De Gea has the best saves to shots ratio of all regular Premier League goalkeepers.

85 – Fulham made fewer substitutions than any other team.

85.9% – Manchester City completed the highest percentage of their passes.

86 – Moussa Dembélé won the most tackles.

86 – Jonás Gutiérrez was the most fouled player.

89 – Grant Holt committed the most fouls.

91% – Leon Britton had the highest long ball accuracy.

94 – Stoke fired in the fewest shots on target.

100 – There were 100 penalties awarded during the 2011/12 Premier League season. 72 were scored.

103 – Stephen Warnock made the most interceptions.

105 – Emmanuel Adebayor was dispossessed of the ball more times than any other player.

108 – Gareth Bale attempted the most left-footed shots.

114 – Liverpool attempted the most headed shots on goal.

118 – Joe Hart averaged the most minutes per goal conceded amongst regular goalkeepers.

132 – Liverpool allowed the fewest shots on target.

150 – Frank Lampard became the first midfielder to score 150 Premier League goals.

165 – Wayne Hennessey made the most saves.

174 – Robin van Persie fired in the most shots.

225 – Number of days between Paul Scholes’ last game of 2010/11 and his return from retirement in the FA Cup on 8 January 2012.

250 – Manchester City fired in the most shots on target.

254 – Ryan Shawcross made the most headed clearances.

267 – The number of players who received more yellow cards than Wayne Rooney.

270 – The number of players who scored during the 2011/12 Premier League season.

300 – Brad Friedel became the first player to appear in 300 consecutive games in Premier League history.

309 – Liverpool won the most corners.

400 – Chelsea became the third team to reach 400 Premier League wins (after Manchester United and Arsenal).

446 – Queens Park Rangers won more free kicks than any other team.

464 – Ashley Williams made more long ball attempts than any other outfield player.

485 – Wigan Athletic committed more fouls than any other team.

516 – Emmanuel Adebayor conceded possession more times than any other player.

800 – David Silva completed the most passes in the final third.

1017 – Newcastle became the eighth Premier League team to accrue 1000 points.

1066 – In all, 1,066 goals were scored during the 380 games of the 2011/12 Premier League season.

1440 – Luka Modric completed the most passes in the opponents half.

2215 – Luka Modric and Ashley Williams completed the most passes.

3420 – Brede Hangeland and Stephen Ward were the only outfield players to complete all 3,420 minutes (38 games).

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