Stats Zone Premier League Team of the Season 2013/14
The individual winners have been announced, but who has made it to the Stats Zone Awards Premier League Team of the Season? Read on for some possibly surprising inclusions - and omissions...
Goalkeeper: Vito Mannone (Sunderland)
It would be wrong to say that Mannone saved Sunderland's season single-handedly: he tended to use both gloves. Ho ho. But while Gus Poyet somehow herded the Black Cats from chaos to safety through organised teamwork and a few stand-out individuals, tip of the hat goes to the Italian netminder, who saved more shots per match than any top-flight goalkeeper.
Mannone especially impressed on his travels, making 5.13 saves per away game to help the Mackems mine unlikely points at places like Chelsea, Manchester City, Everton and Manchester United. And that's why he's the Stats Zone Premier League Goalkeeper of the Season 2013/14.