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21 May 2018

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Huddersfield Town made the most tackles in the Premier League

- Key statistics from Town’s first ever Premier League season
- Schindler and Mooy top stats charts for the Terriers
- In-depth look at David Wagner’s First Team squad

After securing survival and finishing 16th in the Premier League, checked out some of the stats surrounding the Club’s first top-flight season in 45 years.

Who were Town’s top performers? How did Town compare with other teams? Well, has delved into various defensive and attacking stats from the campaign and looked into how these have compared to other Premier League players and teams.

Most Appearances

1. Jonas Lössl: 38
2. Mathias Zanka: 38
3. Christopher Schindler: 37

Lössl and Zanka in fact played every minute of the entire 2017/18 Premier League season, something which was only completed by eight other players. Zanka was one of only five outfield players to play every minute.

Most Clearances

1. Christopher Schindler: 265
2. Mathias Zanka: 241
3. Tommy Smith: 72

Schindler sits third in the list of Premier League players with the most clearances last season, with Zanka just behind him in fourth. The centre-back pairing was topped only by Brighton’s Shane Duffy with 327 clearances and West Brom’s Ahmed Hegazi on 270.

Most Tackles

1. Aaron Mooy: 102
2. Jonathon Hogg: 93
3. Christopher Schindler: 83

The midfield duo of Mooy and Hogg was an integral part of Town’s success throughout the campaign. Mooy’s 102 tackles was the fifth most of any player in the Premier League and Hogg’s 93 the eighth most.

Most Passes

1. Aaron Mooy: 1,902
2. Mathias Zanka: 1,561
3. Jonathon Hogg: 1,413

Town’s top passer Mooy completed the 16th highest number of successful passes in the Premier League last season, more than the likes of Arsenal’s Mesut Özil.

Most Punches

Town’s Jonas Lössl was joint highest for the amount of punches made during the 2017/18 Premier League season.

Premier League Ranking: 1st
Huddersfield Town Ranking: 1st
Punches Made: 24

Town’s goalkeeper made 24 punches during the Premier League season, the same as Watford ‘keeper Heurelho Gomes.

The pair made two more than Everton’s Jordan Pickford, who was in third place with 22.

How did Town compare to other teams in the Premier League in terms of stats?


Huddersfield topped the charts in the Premier League for the most tackles made. The Club’s Terrier Spirit shined through as Town topped the leaderboard by 59 tackles!

1. Huddersfield Town: 744
2. Crystal Palace: 685
3. Stoke City 678

Crosses into the box

As a team Town actually completed the fourth highest number of crosses into the box in the Premier League season with 765.

1. Tottenham Hotspur: 825
2. Southampton: 800
3. West Brom: 784
4. Huddersfield Town: 765

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