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Derby's Savage No1 bad-boy in Premiership history

Derby County midfielder Robbie Savage has been dubbed the Premiership's top bad boy - in history!

The fiery Welshman has received 87 yellow cards during his top-flight career with Leicester, Birmingham, Blackburn and Derby and can add to his tally when the Rams travel to Middlesbrough on Saturday.

List of Premier League players booked most since the competition's inception:

1. Robbie Savage 87
2. Lee Bowyer 82
3. George Boateng 75
4. Paul Ince 74
5. Patrick Vieira 72
6= Kevin Davies 70
6= Mark Hughes 70
7. Roy Keane 69

Top five recipients of red cards since the League's inaugural season in 1992:

1. Duncan Ferguson 8 2. Patrick Vieira 8 3= Vinnie Jones 7 3= Roy Keane 7 3= Alan Smith 7

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