Elliott makes history as league’s youngest player

5 May 2019
Havey Elliott, WOLFUL

Aged 16 years and 30 days, Fulham midfielder sets PL record with substitute appearance at Wolves

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It was a day for youth in the Premier League as Harvey Elliott became the youngest player in the competition's history.

At the age of 16 years and 30 days, Elliott broke a 12-year record when he was introduced as a late substitute on Saturday in Fulham's 1-0 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The midfielder overtook by 38 days the record set by another Fulham player, Matthew Briggs, in 2007.

Premier League's youngest players
Player Club Age Debut
Harvey Elliott FUL 16y 30d 04/05/19
Matthew Briggs FUL 16y 68d 13/05/07
Isaiah Brown WBA 16y 117d 04/05/13
Aaron Lennon LEE 16y 129d 23/08/03 
Jose Baxter EVE 16y 191d 16/08/08 

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