Revealed! The Premier League forwards that ‘disappointed’ the most last season and where Newcastle United, Leeds United and Manchester United players rank
New research has revealed which Premier League forwards had the most disappointing campaigns in-front of goal last season.
By Joe Buck
Sunday, 12th June 2022, 2:00 pm
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The Nike Flight Premier League match ball in the goal (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
The study by odds comparison site Odds Scanner analysed the statistics of all forwards who played more than 1,000 minutes in the Premier League last season to see which players had the worst ‘minutes per goal contribution’.
Of course, in the modern game, attacking players are judged on more than just their contributions in-front of goal, however, it can’t be denied that their main aim is still to put the ball in the back of the net.
Few sides had more players contribute to goals than Newcastle United this season with Callum Wilson’s injury meaning that goals had to be spread around the team.
Minutes played = 1,450, goals = 2, assists = 3, goal contributions = 5, minutes per goal contribution = 290