Facts About Wednesday

Only three of the players that started against Liverpool in Wednesday’s 2-1 victory are home grown players: Gibbs, Gilbert and Eastmond.

Three of Wednesday’s starting 11 were teenagers: Eastmond 18, Ramsey 18 and Merida 19.

Only two players were above the age of twenty-five: Sylvestre 32 and Eduardo 26.

The rest of the team were 24 years old or younger: Senderos 24, Fabianski 24, Gilbert 22, Nasri 22, Bendtner 21, Gibbs 20.

Kerrea Gilbert and Craig Eastmond were the only players not part of the first team squad.

None of the seven substitutes were part of the first team squad.

Only three of them are home grown players: Frimpong, Watt and Randall

Eight of the 18 man squad are born in Britain. Two are Polish, Four are French, one Swiss, one Spanish, one Danish and one Brazilian.

For a painter the brush is his friend. For a footballer, the ball must be his friend.

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