Premier League stats: Which team has made the most tackles since 2006/07?

first_img 20 20 20 16. West Bromwich Albion – 4,948 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Baggies have spent seven of the last ten campaigns in the Premier League. 20 20 20 12. Fulham – 6,159 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Cottagers spent eight of the last ten seasons in the top-flight. 7. Manchester United – 7,839 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Red Devils have been ever-present in the Premier League so have ten seasons worth of tackles in these stats. 20 20 4. Manchester City – 8,082 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Citizens have been in the Premier League for all of the last ten seasons. 19. Swansea City – 3,341 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Jacks have only been in the Premier League for the last five seasons. 15. Bolton Wanderers – 5,150 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Trotters were relegated from the Premier League in 2012, which means they have just six seasons’ worth of tackles. As N’Golo Kante proved last season with Leicester City, sometimes footballers can do the ugly things beautifully.The French international was a tackling machine as he reigned supreme for the Foxes in midfield.Thankfully, back in 2006/07, the Premier League started taking statistics a lot more seriously and now crunch a whole host of numbers.One of the bits of data they now collect, with some help from Opta, is the amount of challenges players and clubs make, so players like Kante get a lot more respect.So, which teams have made the most tackles in the last 10 seasons? Click the right arrow above to find out… 1. Liverpool – 8,891 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Reds have been ever-present in the Premier League so have ten seasons worth of tackles in these statistics. 13. Wigan Athletic – 5,893 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Latics spent seven of the last ten seasons in the Premier League before being relegated in 2013. 20 6. Chelsea – 7,903 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Blues have ten seasons worth of tackles in these statistics. 11. West Ham – 6,954 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Hammers have been in the Premier League for nine of the last ten seasons. 20 17. Blackburn Rovers – 4,668 tackles made since 2006/07 – Blackburn’s second spell in the Premier League ran from 2001 to 2012, so they have six seasons of tackles counted. 20 20 20. Southampton have made 3,151 tackles in the Premier League, post-2006/07 – Click the right arrow above to see which team have made the most top flight tackles since the statistics started being collated… – The Saints have only been in the Premier League for the last four campaigns, mind. 20 8. Everton – 7,462 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Toffees have been ever-present in the Premier League so have ten seasons worth of tackles in these statistics. 20 20 20 5. Arsenal – 8,002 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Gunners have been actually been in the top flight since 1919! 20 20 10. Newcastle – 7,071 tackles made since 2006/07 – In nine of the last ten seasons the Magpies were in the Premier League. 20 14. Stoke City – 5,741 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Potters have been in the Premier League for the last eight campaigns. 3. Aston Villa – 8,143 tackles made since 2006/07 – Until their relegation last season, the Villans were ever-present in the Premier League so have ten campaigns worth of tackles in these statistics. 18. Portsmouth – 3,607 tackles made since 2006/07 – Pompey were in the Premier League from 2003 to 2010 so have four seasons worth of tackles in this case. 2. Tottenham Hotspur – 8,182 tackles made since 2006/07 – Spurs have been ever-present in the Premier League so have ten seasons worth of tackles in these statistics. 20 9. Sunderland – 7,326 tackles made since 2006/07 – The Black Cats have been in the Premier League for the last nine campaigns after promotion in 2007. last_img read more