Fans of English football love a tough-tackling warrior.

Few incidents in a Premier League match, with the exception of a goal, will raise a cheer quite like a full-blooded challenge.

Players who fall into the 'warrior' category are feared by their opponents but loved by their coaches, teammates and supporters.

But who are the Premier League's most formidable warriors?

This list reveals all, with the players ranked in order.

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