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How often Newcastle United are first on Match of The Day compared to other 19 clubs – Surprising

5 months ago
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First on Match of The Day.

Some football fans take great exception to where their club features on Match of The Day.

The MOTD bosses regularly accused of bias/favouritism.

Some surprising stats thrown up this season.

No doubt Wolves and Watford fans are among those at the front of the queue complaining, having not a single time been featured first this season, despite having relatively good seasons and currently sitting in the top half.

No surprises to see the top two in the Premier League also the top two on Match of The Day, although some may question why media darlings Liverpool have been on three more times in top spot than Man City.

Newcastle United once again get in amongst those top six clubs, the club that nobody is interested in supposedly, with only four clubs having filled the top spot more times than Rafa’s team.

How many times each Premier League club has been first on Match of The Day this season (stats compiled by Talksport):

12 Liverpool

9 Man City

6 Man Utd

5 Chelsea

4 Newcastle United

4 Arsenal

3 Leicester

3 Tottenham

3 Crystal Palace

3 Bournemouth

2 Burnley

2 West Ham

2 Everton

2 Southampton

2 Cardiff

2 Fulham

1 Brighton

1 Huddersfield

0 Watford

0 Wolves

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