The Huge Slice Of Luck That Might Help Explain Leicester City's Phenomenal Season

They're bottom of the league... for injuries

The football fairytale to end them all, Leicester City are now just one win away from clinching the most improbable Barclays Premier League win ever. But while the Foxes' season has been full of highs, there is one low that may come as a slight surprise: they're bottom of the league in injuries.

While the stats shouldn't detract from every fan's new favourite football club (except Spurs fans), it could go some way to explaining the unity that they've shown across the season.

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See the full list below, which shows the total number of injuries each team has suffered this season...No more excuses Arsenal fans: 

1MANCHESTER CITY69
2STOKE CITY66
3LIVERPOOL64
4MANCHESTER UNITED63
5SUNDERLAND60
6NEWCASTLE UNITED56
7CHELSEA50
8EVERTON50
9CRYSTAL PALACE47
10WEST HAM UNITED46
11ASTON VILLA43
12TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR42
13BOURNEMOUTH37
14ARSENAL37
15SOUTHAMPTON35
16WEST BROMWICH ALBION33
17NORWICH28
18WATFORD24
19SWANSEA CITY23
20LEICESTER CITY18