Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Ronaldo


Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player in Champions League history to score in every game of a group stage campaign

Friday, December 01, 2017

World Cup populations


If Portugal, Uruguay, Iceland and Panama were put together in a group, their combined population would be 18.13million.
By contrast, a Brazil, Mexico, Iran, Nigeria group would have a combined population of 601.4million, 33 times the size.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Sunderland record


Sunderland have become the first team in football history to fail to win in 20 successive home games in all competitions.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Manchester


The two teams from Manchester have scored as many Premier League goals (50) this season as the five London clubs combined.

Leicester win more money than Real


Leicester City earned more money for reaching the Champions League quarter-finals last season than Real Madrid did for winning the competition.

The Foxes, who were knocked out by Atletico Madrid, received 81.7m euros (£73.2m) in their debut season in the competition.

Champions League winners Real Madrid were paid 81m euros (£72.6m).

Thursday, October 05, 2017

World Cup seating




The Ekaterinburg Arena in Russia needed to meet the 35,000 capacity rule for next year's World Cup

Monday, October 02, 2017

Rafa vs Liverpool


Rafa Benitez has never lost a competitive game as a manager against Liverpool.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Schalke’s coal mine tunnel



Saturday, September 23, 2017

Eriksen




With 33 goals, Christian Eriksen has now surpassed Nicklas Bendtner as the outright top scoring Dane in Premier League history.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Rashford




Marcus Rashford has scored on his PL, Europa League, CL & EFL Cup debut for Man Utd, as well as his England debut.

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Palace


Crystal Palace have lost their first four games without scoring a goal. First top-flight team to manage that since Preston in 1924/25. 

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Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Squad cost




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Saturday, September 02, 2017

Buffon



If Italy qualify in 2018, Gianluigi Buffon will become the first player in history to play in 6 World Cups

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Clubs with Champions League winners




 

Monday, August 14, 2017

Huddersfield


Huddersfield Town have ended more days top of the Premier League (1) than Tottenham Hotspur (0) since September 1st 2014.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Barcelona v Chapecoense friendly




 

Friday, August 04, 2017

Vieira


Patrick Vieira is the only player in Premier League history to be sent off in seven consecutive seasons.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Czech side unveil beercan dugouts




 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Net spending




 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Table based on bets




 

Monday, July 10, 2017

The 3 most popular words associated with each EPL team





Friday, July 07, 2017

Pele debut



On this day 60 years ago, Pele made his debut for Brazil. 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

When is an own goal not an own goal ?


According to FIFA’s Laws of the Game, “if a direct free kick is kicked directly into the team’s own goal, a corner kick is awarded to the opposing team.”

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Total shots


Total shots in the Premier League:

2011/12: 10,891
2012/13: 10,544
2013/14: 10,235
2014/15: 9,880
2015/16: 9,780
2016/17: 9,734

Monday, May 29, 2017

Negative goal difference


If Huddersfield get promoted to the Premiership today they will be the first team ever promoted in the football league with a negative goal difference. 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Non Spanish winner



Man Utd are the first non-Spanish team to win a major European trophy since Bayern Munich in 2013.


Wednesday, May 10, 2017



Leicester City's groundsman has cut the badge into the centre circle
 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

No goals


Today is the first time in Premier League history that no home side has scored on a single day with at least four games.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Kane in good company



Harry Kane is only the 4th player to score 20+ goals in 3 consecutive Premier League seasons (Shearer, Henry, van Nistelrooy).
 

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Dele Alli



Dele Alli has had a hand in as many Premier League goals before turning 21 as Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and David Beckham combined.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Dutch woes


Danny Blind lost as many qualifiers in 9 games as Dutch manager as the previous four managers combined in 58 games.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Chant of the week


AFC Wimbledon fans to MK Dons fans... 

"Where were you?
Where were you
Where were you when you were us?"

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Substitutes


Chelsea are the only team to have used all three substitutes in every Premier League match this season. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

24 hours in the life if Wayne Shaw




 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Balotelli rating



Mario Balotelli yesterday:

Sent off

Given 1/10 rating by L'Equipe

He's only the 11th player since 1998 to receive a 1/10.
 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Relegation zone


Sunderland have spent more days in the relegation zone than any other team in Premier League history ... 1211 days. 


Sunday, February 12, 2017

Leicester can't score


Leicester City are still the only team in the top 4 leagues yet to score in 2017.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Leicester can't score


Leicester City are still the only team in the top 4 leagues yet to score in 2017.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Ferrell and Reilly at Chelsea v Arsenal




 

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Kante


N'Golo Kante has made more tackles in the Premier League than anyone else over the last 3 seasons.

He has only been in England for 2. 

Monday, January 30, 2017

FA Cup non-league teams


Following Sutton and Lincoln's wins, it's the first time since 1888 that 2 non-league teams have made it to FA Cup 5th round

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Keeper sent off




 

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Non-English starting 11s




 

Most away goals in the Premier League era


Wayne Rooney (88)
Alan Shearer (87)
Frank Lampard (85)
Andrew Cole (83)

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Club revenue 2015/16




 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Cup of Nations oldest player



At the age of 44 years + 2 days, Egypt's Essam El-Hadary is the oldest player in CAF Africa Cup of Nations history. 
 

Friday, January 06, 2017

Europe's 20 richest clubs




 

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Youngest English players to 20 Premiership goals


M. Owen: 18y 246d
W. Rooney: 19y 83d
R. Fowler: 19y 189d
A. Smith: 20y 197d
Dele Alli: 20y 268d

Monday, January 02, 2017

Premiership distance covered stats




 

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Top Premier League goal scorers after 100 games




 

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