Special Sub-Topic: Season Stats
|Which player scored 2 goals during the season and these 2 shots were the only ones on target (1 Premiership, 1 UEFA Champions League)?|
Abel Xavier (Liverpool). Abel Xavier had only 2 shots on target all season and scored from both, 1 in the Premiership against Ipswich Town and 1 in the Champions League against Bayer Leverkusen. Both away from Anfield.
|Which striker hit the woodwork on the most occasions?|
Louis Saha (Fulham). Saha hit the woodwork 5 times throughout the season.
|Which premiership ground saw the most penalties awarded in the season?|
Stamford Bridge (Chelsea). There were 7 penalties awarded at Stamford Bridge during the 2001-2002 season.
|Which team won more games after going behind?|
Newcastle United. Newcastle won 10 games after going behind.
|Who was the highest scoring midfield player?|
Freddie Ljungberg (Arsenal). Freddie scored 12 goals, Beckham 11, Gerrard 3 and Solano 7.
|Which team hit the woodwork on the most occasions?|
Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs hit the woodwork 16 times.
|Which team used the fewest number of OUTFIELD players throughout the season?|
Leeds United. Leeds used 20 outfield players.
|Who was the highest scoring substitute?|
Jermain Defoe (West Ham United). Jermain scored 6 times in 21 substitute appearances.
|How many own goals were scored in the premiership?|
24. And no Diego Forlan didn't manage that.
|Which team failed to score from any of their 27 free-kick attempts?|
Ipswich Town. The most free-kick attempts without scoring goes to relegated Ipswich Town.
|Who scored the seasons fastest goal?|
Alan Smith (Leeds United). Smith scored after 29 seconds at Newcastle.
|In terms of shots on target from OUTSIDE THE BOX, which team were the least accurate?|
Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs fired 70 percent of shots wide from outside the box.
|Which team scored the biggest proportion of goals from headers?|
Aston Villa. 33 percent of Villa's goals came from headers.
|Who scored the fastest hat-trick of the season?|
Freddie Bobic (Bolton Wanderers). Freddi Bobic scored his hat-trick against Ipswich in 36 minutes.
|Which team made the fewest number of substitutions?|
Leeds United. Leeds made 47 substitutions during the season.
|Which team were most accurate in terms of shots on target?|
Arsenal. Arsenal had 50 percent of their total shots on target.
|Which player made the most unsuccessful tackles?|
Didi Hamann (Liverpool). Didi made 57 unsuccessful tackles.
|How many players were punished with a 10 yard penalty for dissent?|
|Which goalkeeper had the lowest shots to saves ratio?|
Fabien Barthez (Manchester United). Barthez saved only 67 percent of shots faced. In comparison, the best shots saved record was David Seaman saving 83 percent.
|Which striker was caught offside more than any other?|
Kevin Phillips (Sunderland). Phillips was caught offside on 72 occasions.
|Against which team were more players booked than any other?|
Arsenal. 75 players were booked against Arsenal.
|How many shots were cleared off the line during the whole season?|
90. Ashley Cole springs to mind vs West Ham!
|What percentage of Arsenal's goals were scored by overseas players?|
|Which player committed the most fouls during the season?|
George Boateng (Aston Villa). Boateng committed 93 fouls.
|Which player was fouled on the most occasions?|
Louis Saha (Fulham). Saha was fouled 97 times, Scott Parker (Charlton) was subjected to the most bookable fouls with 17.
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