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Tottenham Boast Youngest Squad In Premier League

Wed 30th Nov 2016 | Football Club Management

Tottenham Hotspur has the youngest squad in the Premier League with an average age of 25.60 years according to analysis from CIES Football Observatory.

The average age of players on the pitch was calculated between 1st July and 21st November 2016.

Spurs had the youngest team in the Premier League closely followed by Liverpool with an average age of 26.09 years and Sunderland with and average age of 26.28.

Watford has the oldest players on the pitch in the Premier League with the average age being 29.72 years.

North of the border, in Scotland, the average age of players in the SPFL was even lower with Heart of Midlothian players a youthful 24.73 years on average.

The data collected by the CIES Football Observatory is disclosed in a brand new version of its exclusive Digital Atlas which looks at the composition of squads in 31 top division leagues of UEFA member associations.  

The Digital Atlas allows you to compare the profile of teams throughout Europe according to six indicators: age, height, stability, expatriates, club-trained players and turnover.

The data refers to domestic league matches played during the last six months and will be updated on a monthly basis.

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Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

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