Dannie Bulman

Crawley Town star hits 40, but who are the Premier League's oldest ever?

Evergreen Crawley Town midfielder Dannie Bulman turns 40 today - happy birthday Bully - and holds the honour of being the current oldest player in league football.

In a 22-year career, the former AFC Wimbledon, Oxford and Stevenage man, has made 893 career appearances - 375 for Reds coming in four spells at the League Two club. Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni became the oldest player to make a Premier League appearance this season at 39 years and 246 days. To mark both landmarks, here are the top-ten outfield players to grace the Premier League?

Former Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and West Ham striker Teddy Sheringham - played at 40 years and 272 days
Former Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and West Ham striker Teddy Sheringham - played at 40 years and 272 days
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Manchester United and Wales wizard Ryan Giggs - played at 40 years and 158 days
Manchester United and Wales wizard Ryan Giggs - played at 40 years and 158 days
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Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Leicester man Kevin Phillips - played at 40 years and 88 days
Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Leicester man Kevin Phillips - played at 40 years and 88 days
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Leeds United, Manchester United and Coventry City man Gordon Strachan - played at 40 years and 83 days
Leeds United, Manchester United and Coventry City man Gordon Strachan - played at 40 years and 83 days
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