26 - Only 26 goals have been scored in games involving Sheffield Wednesday this season; a Championship-low. Steely. 1 hours ago

1 - Nikolay Zabolotnyi is the first goalkeeper in the Russian PL to save two penalties in one game and end up on a losing side. Vain. 1 hours ago

You can download all of the questions from last night's #OptaQuiz here: optasports.com/showcase-pages…. We'll post the answers later today. Test. 12 Nov

RT @ecanalla: The @affsuzukicup official site has @OptaSuit stats. Is this real life? Marvellous. affsuzukicup.com/2014/finals.ht… #AFFSuzukiCup 2 hours ago

6 - Played for both @HullCity & @SpursOfficial in the @premierleague Gardner Barmby Dawson Huddlestone Marney & Livermore. Answer 13 hours ago

6 - Name the six players to play for both @HullCity and @SpursOfficial in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 14 hours ago

21 - Of the 26 points Cardiff have earned in the Championship this season, 21 of them have come in home games. Manor. 14 hours ago

7 - Played for both @NUFC and @QPRFC in the @premierleague D Peacock Dyer Ferdinand Jenas Barton Remy & Simpson. Answer 14 hours ago

7 - Name the seven players to play for both @NUFC and @QPRFC in the @premierleague Quiz #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 15 hours ago

9 - Played for both @Everton & West Ham in PL - Burrows Unsworth Hutchison Bilic Cottee Neill Williamson Hitzlsperger & Jacobsen. Answer 15 hours ago

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