New Premier League ‘dirtiest’ teams table compares Wolves, Liverpool, Everton and rivals

The dirtiest teams in the Premier League have been exposed, with the total foul counts revealed for all 20 clubs across the 2023/24 season.

Just two or three matches remain per team before the conclusion of an exhilarating campaign and fans across the West Midlands are enjoying seeing expectations exceeded. Aston Villa are one win away from securing UEFA Champions League football for next term, while Wolverhampton Wanderers are fighting for a top-half finish after being considered relegation candidates.

Manchester City are the favourites to win a record-breaking fourth successive title with their game in hand but Arsenal are taking Pep Guardiola’s side the distance. Liverpool have dropped away a little in third but the Reds are still miles ahead of fellow ‘big six’ clubs Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Chelsea.

Down at the foot of the standings, it appears the three promoted teams will drop straight back to the Sky Bet Championship. Sheffield United are already confirmed as relegated, Burnley are one draw or defeat away from the same fate, and Luton Town are three points adrift from Nottingham Forest in 17th.

It’s been a mightily competitive season and with it the tensions have been high on the field. Referees and VAR have often taken centre stage, breaking up matches by giving fouls and brandishing cards. But which teams can be judged as the ‘dirtiest’ in the Premier League? From the least fouls per match to the most, here’s a full run-through.

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