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Carroll: Aerial Challenge King of Europe

Crocked Andy Carroll who is likely to be out until March has been crowned the aerial challenge king of Europe winning an average of 9.1 aerial duels per game he has played in this season.  This table proves this is no-one is better in Europe when it comes to aerial challenges.

carrollEuropean Top 5     

  1.         Andy Carroll 9.1  West Ham
  2.         Joselu 7.8 Hannover
  3.         Marcelo 6.8 Hannover
  4.          Stefan Kiessling B Leverkussen 6.8
  5.          Stefan Kutschka 6.8 Paderborn

Andy Carroll also holds the record for most aerial duels won this season in the Premier League with 118 despite only playing 14 games. No-one else comes close.

Last season Andy Carroll was pipped by Peter Crouch to the aerial duel title when Crouch registered 218 to Carroll’s 217 for the 2013/2014 season.



About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

One comment on “Carroll: Aerial Challenge King of Europe

  1. Amazing for someone who only plays for a third of the season,

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