Sunday, May 19, 2019

La Liga season stats






Sunday, May 12, 2019

Liverpool celebration cake






Monday, April 29, 2019

On this day 1996





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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Champagne


The winners of this year’s FA Cup will not be awarded a case of champagne out of respect for players’ religious beliefs.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Goals against the top 6 Premiership teams


Aguero (52)

Vardy (33)

Van Persie (31)

Cristiano (28)

Kane (23)

Messi (22)


Messi has never played in the Premier League



Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Forbes top 5 highest-paid players per year in the world


Lionel Messi: £65m

Neymar: £56m

Cristiano Ronaldo: £47m

Gareth Bale: £21.7m

Aaron Ramsey: £20.8m


Wednesday, February 06, 2019

OTD 1988






Premiership average attendances this season


Man Utd

74,503


Arsenal

59,907


West Ham

57,398


Man City

54,113


Spurs

54,030


Liverpool 

52,781


Newcastle 

50,948


Chelsea

40,509



Saturday, February 02, 2019

Burnley fans welcome Crouch






Monday, January 28, 2019

Academy graduates


League goals scored by academy graduates this season:


Man Utd: 20 

Arsenal: 3 

Chelsea: 3 

Liverpool: 1 

Man City: 0


Monday, January 21, 2019

Milner red card





James Milner was sent off against Crystal Palace this weekend by Jon Moss, his former Primary school teacher and football coach.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Happy Neuer






Thursday, December 27, 2018

Oldest managers



Crystal Palace vs Cardiff City


The first time two managers aged over 70 years old have faced each other in a Premier League fixture (Roy Hodgson and Neil Warnock)


A combined age of 141 years and 164 days.


Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Christmas truce





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Saturday, December 22, 2018

Liverpool top at xmas


Only two teams in the last 10 years have been top of the Premier League at Christmas failed to win the title:


2008/09: Liverpool

2013/14: Liverpool


Saturday, December 15, 2018

Short on the top, Messi on the back






Sunday, December 09, 2018

Messi free kicks




Lionel Messi has scored 10 free kick goals in 2018 ... more than any entire team in Europe’s top 5 leagues.


Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Modric clean sweep




Luka Modrić is the first player in history to be awarded the World Cup Golden Ball, UEFA Men's Player, FIFA Best Men's Player and Ballon d'Or in the same year.


Sunday, November 18, 2018

England comeback




England’s 2-1 win against Croatia was the FIRST-EVER time in 601 competitive games that they won a game when trailing in the last 15 mins.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

‪Top EPL clubs in each U.S. state ‬






Saturday, September 29, 2018

Batshuayi




Michy Batshuayi is now officially the first player this century to score a goal in the:


• Premier League

• Ligue 1

• Bundesliga

• La Liga



Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kante’s rise






Friday, August 31, 2018

Monaco’s training complex






Friday, August 17, 2018

Miss Nigeria’s




Emanuel Emenike, a Nigerian football player, divorced his wife who was Miss Nigeria 2017 to marry Miss Nigeria 2018.



Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Zidane


Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager: 


Games: 149

4+ Goals Conceded In A Match: 0


Julen Lopetegui as Real Madrid manager:


Games: 1

4+ Goals Conceded In A Match: 1


Monday, August 13, 2018

New York football






Saturday, August 11, 2018

Money spent by newly-promoted clubs


Premier League: €214,900,000


Serie A: €25,600,000


La Liga: €10,600,000 


Bundesliga: €6,350,000


Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Rooftop pitch






Tuesday, July 31, 2018

AS Roma tweet






Saturday, July 28, 2018

Wembley





Wembley has 2618 toilets, the most toilets in any stadium in the world


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Qatari stadiums






Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Sweden vs Denmark






Sunday, July 22, 2018

New Spurs stadium






Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Floating pitch






Saturday, July 07, 2018

England vs Sweden






Friday, July 06, 2018

It’s coming home






Thursday, June 28, 2018

Scotland in the World Cup


The nearest Scotland will get to another World Cup is if Iran played Brunei and the scoreboard said :


IRN - BRU


Germany’s World Cup


During Germany's entire World Cup campaign, they were ahead in a game for 1 minute.


Monday, May 14, 2018

Negative goal difference


This season was the first time since 1894/95 that every team outside the top six in the English top league conceded more goals than they scored.

Monday, March 12, 2018

World Cup balls






Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Superbowl vs World Cup





Saturday, February 03, 2018

Englishman scores in the Bundesliga




Ademola Lookman is the first Englishman to score a Bundesliga goal since Owen Hargreaves in August 2005. 

Saturday, January 06, 2018

Costa’s debut




Diego Costa's first start since resigning for Atletico ...

62nd minute - Booked for an elbow
68th minute - Scores
68th minute - Second yellow for jumping into the crowd while celebrating.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Hat-tricks


Harry Kane has 8 hat-tricks in 2017

Messi, Ronaldo, Lewandowski, Aguero & Cavani have 7 combined. 

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Age gap


The biggest age gap between managers in a Premier League game was Chris Coleman/Bobby Robson (37y 112d)

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).

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