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.

Thursday, 24th January 2019, 11:23 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:57 pm
Dannie Bulman

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
Manchester United and Wales wizard Ryan Giggs - played at 40 years and 158 days
Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Leicester man Kevin Phillips - played at 40 years and 88 days
Leeds United, Manchester United and Coventry City man Gordon Strachan - played at 40 years and 83 days
West Brom and Manchester United legend Bryan Robson - played at 39 years and 356 days
Hull City history maker Dean Windass - played at 39 years and 269 days
Chelsea, Manchester United and QPR midfielder Ray Wilkins - played at 39 years and 234 days
The million pound man Trevor Francis - played at 39 years and 215 days
Middlesbrough and Nottingham Forest man Colin Cooper - played at 39 years and 68 days
Arsenal full-back Nigel Winterburn - played at 39 years and 53 days