10 interesting Jamie Carragher stats

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1 – Jamie Carragher scored on his first Premier League start for Liverpool. It came in a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa in January 1997 and would be his final game of the season. The week before he made his Premier League debut as a substitute in a 0-0 draw at home to West Ham.

2 – Jamie Carragher received two red cards in his career, both in the Premier League. The first came in a 1-0 loss at Charlton Athletic in February 1999 and the second in a 3-1 loss at Fulham in October 2009.

3 – Jamie Carragher only scored 3 goals during his Premier League career. These came against Aston Villa, Southampton and Fulham, all at Anfield.

3 – Jamie Carragher is one of three players in the history of the Premier League to score two own goals in the same game. These came in a 3-2 defeat at home to Manchester United in September 1999.

7 – Jamie Carragher’s biggest Premier League victory came in a 7-1 thrashing of Southampton in 1999. In that game, Carragher scored his second ever Premier League goal. He also played in a 6-0 win at West Brom in April 2003.

7 – Jamie Carragher scored 7 own goals in the Premier League and 1 in the 2006 FA Cup final. 3 of these benefited Tottenham. Only Richard Dunne (10) has scored more in the history of the Premier League.

11 – Jamie Carragher lifted 11 trophies during his 17-year stay with Liverpool. These were the UEFA Champions League (2004-05), UEFA Cup (2000-01), UEFA Super Cup (2001 & 2005), FA Cup (2000-01 & 2005-06), League Cup (2000-01, 2002-03 & 2011-12) and the Community Shield (2001 & 2006).

202 – Jamie Carragher has kept the most clean sheets as a starter amongst defenders in the history of the Premier League. Only midfielders Ryan Giggs and Frank Lampard have kept more.

508 – Jamie Carragher retires after playing 508 Premier League matches, leaving him 6th on the all-time chart. Earlier this season, Carragher became only the eighth player to reach the 500 landmark (Mark Schwarzer closely followed him as the ninth), and is only the second player to do so with one club (Ryan Giggs was the first).

2,353 – Jamie Carragher’s final Premier League goal came against Fulham on 9 December 2006 – 2,353 days ago. Carragher failed to score in his final 202 Premier League games.