2012-2013

For all the statistical fans out there, here are some of the season’s records from the 2012-2013 Premier League campaign. It would turn out to be Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season as manager of Manchester United and he bowed out in style, as the Red Devils reclaimed the Premier League title.

FINAL TABLE

Position Team P W D L F A GD PTS
1 Manchester United 38 29 4 5 86 43 +43 91
2 Manchester City 38 23 9 6 66 34 +32 78
3 Chelsea 38 22 9 7 75 39 +36 75
4 Arsenal 38 21 10 7 72 37 +35 73
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 21 9 8 66 46 +20 72
6 Everton 38 16 15 7 55 40 +15 63
7 Liverpool FC 38 16 13 9 71 43 +28 61
8 West Bromwich Albion 38 14 7 17 53 57 -4 49
9 Swansea City 38 11 13 14 47 51 -4 46
10 West Ham United 38 12 10 16 45 53 -8 46
11 Norwich City 38 10 14 14 41 58 -17 44
12 Fulham 38 11 10 17 50 60 -10 43
13 Stoke City 38 9 15 14 34 45 -11 42
14 Southampton 38 9 14 15 49 60 -11 41
15 Aston Villa 38 10 11 17 47 69 -22 41
16 Newcastle United 38 11 8 19 45 68 -23 41
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 41 54 -13 39
18 Wigan Athletic 38 9 9 20 47 73 -26 36
19 Reading 38 6 10 22 43 73 -30 28
20 Queens Park Rangers 38 4 13 21 30 60 -30 25

 

THE BASIC STATS

Goals Scored 1063
European qualifiers Manchester United (UEFA Champions League)

Manchester City (UEFA Champions League)

Chelsea (UEFA Champions League)

Arsenal (UEFA Champions League)

Tottenham Hotspur (UEFA Europa League)

Swansea City (UEFA Europa League)

Wigan Athletic (UEFA Europa League)

Longest winning run 7 games (Manchester United)
Longest unbeaten run 18 games (Manchester United)
Longest winless run 16 games (Queens Park Rangers)
Longest losing run 7 games (Reading)
Highest attendance 75,605 (Manchester United vs. Reading)
Lowest attendance 15,436 (Wigan Athletic vs. Reading)

 

AWARDS

PFA Players’ Player of the Year Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)
PFA Young Player of the Year Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)
Football Writers’ Award Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)
PFA Team of the Year David de Gea, Leighton Baines, Pablo Zabaleta, Rio Ferdinand, Jan Vertonghen, Michael Carrick, Gareth Bale, Eden Hazard, Juan Mata, Luis Suarez, Robin van Persie
Manager of the Year Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United
Premier League Goal of the Season Robin van Persie (MANCHESTER UNITED vs. Aston Villa)

 

HAT-TRICK HEROES

Player Teams Score Date
Robin van Persie Southampton vs. Manchester United 2-3 2nd September 2012
Luis Suarez Norwich City vs. Liverpool FC 2-5 29th September 2012
Jordi Gomez Wigan Athletic vs. Reading 3-2 24th November 2012
Santi Cazorla Reading vs. Arsenal 2-5 17th December 2012
Gareth Bale Aston Villa vs. Tottenham Hotspur 0-4 26th December 2012
Theo Walcott Arsenal vs. Newcastle United 7-3 29th December 2012
Shinji Kagawa Manchester United vs. Norwich City 4-0 2nd March 2013
Luis Suarez Wigan Athletic vs. Liverpool FC 0-4 2nd March 2013
Robin van Persie Manchester United vs. Aston Villa 3-0 22nd April 2013
Christian Benteke Aston Villa vs. Sunderland 6-1 29th April 2013
Daniel Sturridge Fulham vs. Liverpool FC 1-3 12th May 2013
Romelu Lukaku West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester United 5-5 19th May 2013
Kevin Nolan West Ham United vs. Reading 4-2 19th May 2013

 

TOP SCORERS

Position Player Teams No of Goals
1 Robin van Persie Manchester United 26
2 Luis Suarez Liverpool FC 23
3 Gareth Bale Tottenham Hotspur 21
4 Christian Benteke Aston Villa 19
5 Michu Swansea City 18
6 Romelu Lukaku West Bromwich Albion 17
7= Frank Lampard Chelsea 15
7= Dimitar Berbatov Fulham 15
7= Rickie Lambert Southampton 15
7= Demba Ba Newcastle United & Chelsea 15
11= Edin Dzeko Manchester City 14
11= Theo Walcott Arsenal 14
13= Wayne Rooney Manchester United 12
13= Sergio Aguero Manchester City 12
13= Santi Cazorla Arsenal 12
13= Adam Le Fondre Reading 12
17= Lukas Podolski Arsenal 11
17= Carlos Tevez Manchester City 11
17= Juan Mata Chelsea 11
17= Jermain Defoe Tottenham Hotspur 11
17= Marouane Fellaini Everton 11
17= Daniel Sturridge Chelsea & Liverpool FC 11
17= Steven Fletcher Sunderland 11
17= Arouna Kone Wigan Athletic 11
25 Javier Hernandez Manchester United 10

 

BIGGEST VICTORIES

Chelsea 8-0 Aston Villa 23rd December 2012
Newcastle United 0-6 Liverpool FC 27th April 2013
Arsenal 6-1 Southampton 15th September 2012
Aston Villa 6-1 Sunderland 29th April 2013
Manchester City 5-0 Aston Villa 17th November 2012
Liverpool FC 5-0 Norwich City 19th January 2013
Liverpool FC 5-0 Swansea City 17th February 2013
Queens Park Rangers 0-5 Swansea City 18th August 2012
Fulham 5-0 Norwich City 18th August 2012
Arsenal 7-3 Newcastle United 29th December 2012

 

HIGHEST SCORING GAMES

No of Goals Teams Date
10 West Bromwich Albion 5-5 Manchester United 19th May 2013
10 Arsenal 5-5 Newcastle United 29th December 2012
8 Chelsea 8-0 Aston Villa 23rd December 2012
7 Arsenal 6-1 Southampton 15th September 2012
7 Aston Villa 6-1 Sunderland 29th April 2013
7 Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham Hotspur 17th November 2012
7 Reading 2-5 Arsenal 17th December 2012
7 Norwich City 2-5 Liverpool FC 29th September 2012
7 Reading 3-4 Manchester United 1st December 2012
7 Manchester United 4-3 Newcastle United 26th December 2012
7 Norwich City 3-4 Manchester City 29th December 2012
7 Swansea City 3-4 Norwich City 8th December 2012
6 Newcastle United 0-6 Liverpool FC 27th April 2013
6 Arsenal 5-1 West Ham United 23rd January 2013
6 Manchester United 4-2 Stoke City 20th October 2012
6 Chelsea 4-2 Reading 22nd August 2012
6 Tottenham Hotspur 2-4 Chelsea 20th October 2012
6 Sunderland 2-4 West Bromwich Albion 24th November 2012
6 West Ham United 4-2 Reading 19th May 2013
6 Newcastle United 4-2 Southampton 24th February 2013

 

YOUNGEST PLAYERS USED

Player Teams Age at the time Date
Izzy Brown West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Wigan Athletic 16 years, 3 months, 27 days 4th May 2013
Serge Gnabry Norwich City 1-0 Arsenal 17 years, 3 months, 6 days 20th October 2012
Luke Shaw West Bromwich Albion 2-0 Southampton 17 years, 3 months, 24 days 5th November 2012
Jordon Ibe Liverpool FC 1-0 Queens Park Rangers 17 years, 5 months, 11 days 19th May 2013
Raheem Sterling Liverpool FC 2-2 Manchester City 17 years, 8 months, 18 days 26th August 2012
James Ward-Prowse Manchester City 3-2 Southampton 17 years, 9 months, 18 days 19th August 2012
Nathan Ake Norwich City 0-1 Chelsea 17 years, 10 months, 8 days 26th December 2012
Karim Rekik Manchester City 1-0 Reading 18 years, 20 days 22nd December 2012
Adam Campbell Newcastle United 2-1 Stoke City 18 years, 2 months, 6 days 10th March 2013
Adam Mitchell Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Sunderland 18 years, 5 months, 17 days 19th May 2013

 

OLDEST PLAYERS USED

Player Teams Age at the time Date
Brad Friedel Swansea City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur 41 years, 10 months, 12 days 30th March 2013
Mark Schwarzer Swansea City 0-3 Fulham 40 years, 7 months, 13 days 19th May 2013
Ryan Giggs West Bromwich Albion 5-5 Manchester United 39 years, 5 months, 20 days 19th May 2013
Paul Scholes West Bromwich Albion 5-5 Manchester United 38 years, 6 months, 3 days 19th May 2013
Steve Harper Newcastle United 0-1 Arsenal 38 years, 2 months, 5 days 19th May 2013
Jussi Jaaskelainen West Ham United 4-2 Reading 38 years, 1 month 19th May 2013
Kelvin Davis Southampton 1-1 Stoke City 36 years, 7 months, 20 days 19th May 2013
Shay Given Aston Villa 1-3 Everton 36 years, 4 months, 5 days 25th August 2012
Georgios Karagounis Swansea City 0-3 Fulham 36 years, 2 months, 13 days 19th May 2013
Rory Delap Reading 1-1 Stoke City 36 years, 1 month, 12 days 18th August 2012

 

CLEAN SHEETS

Position Player Teams No of Clean Sheets
1 Joe Hart Manchester City 18
2= Petr Cech Chelsea 14
2= Pepe Reina Liverpool FC 14
4 Asmir Begovic Stoke City 12
5= David de Gea Manchester United 11
5= Jussi Jaaskelainen West Ham United 11
5= Simon Mignolet Sunderland 11
8= Wojciech Szczesny Arsenal 10
8= Tim Howard Everton 10
10 Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur 9

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