20 - Middlesbrough have kept 20 clean sheets in a league season for the first time since 1990/91. Resilient. 11 hours ago

54 - Norwich have scored the most second-half goals in the Championship this season while Boro have conceded the fewest (17). Conundrum. 12 hours ago

74 - Norwich's win rate is 74% under Alex Neil in the Championship this season, compared to 42% before his arrival. Transformed. 13 hours ago

9 - Only Bournemouth (12) have scored more goals on a Friday in the Championship this season than Norwich (9). Freaky. 14 hours ago

53 - Tony Pulis has earned 53 points in 38 PL matches in charge of Palace & WBA (more than any of his 5 seasons at Stoke). Survivalist. 16 hours ago

5 - Played for both @ManUtd and @ChelseaFC in the @premierleague - @juanmata8 @TheRealBozza Paul Parker, Juan Veron & Mark Hughes. Answer 17 hours ago

5 - Name the five players to play for both @ManUtd and @ChelseaFC in the @premierleague. Quiz. 18 hours ago

6 - Liverpool have won the last six #FACup meetings with Aston Villa in a row, without conceding a single goal. Favourites. 19 hours ago

3 - Hal Robson-Kanu has scored in three of his last four #FACup appearances, plus he also netted in his last game against Arsenal. Danger. 19 hours ago

3 - Daniel Sturridge has scored in each of his last three Premier League appearances against Aston Villa. Pep. #FACup 20 hours ago

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    Football goals scored

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    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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