FOOTBALL - Brad Friedel’s record run of 310 consecutive Premier League appearances ended on Sunday when Hugo Lloris was preferred to Tottenham Hotspur’s home game against Aston Villa (2-0). The American goalkeeper, 41, has not missed a top-flight game since the end of the 2003/2004 season.
Most consecutive PL appearances (1992-present):
310 - Friedel (Blackburn Rovers, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur)
230 - David James (West Ham United, Manchester City, Portsmouth)
190 - Tim Howard (Everton)
183 - Jose Manuel Reina (Liverpool)
179 - Gordon Strachan (Coventry City)