4 - Louis van Gaal has now won the cup in all four countries he has worked in (Netherlands, Spain, Germany & England). Trophies. 21 May

47% - Ronald Koeman has the best win percentage of any Southampton manager in the Premier League. Impressive 2 hours ago

34 - Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius compared in their 34 league games 2015/16. Level. @LFC https://t.co/xarT80CpqC 16 hours ago

1 - Have you tested your @premierleague hat-trick knowledge in the latest @OptaJoe Sporcle quiz yet? Lunchtime. twitter.com/OptaJoe/status… 23 hours ago

41 - 41 different nationalities have scored a @premierleague hat-trick. Can you name the 1st for each nation? Quiz. sporcle.com/games/Optajoe/… 23 May

3 - 3 players in the #Euro2016 Italy squad play in the #BPL, the 2nd most represented league after Serie A. Trend. https://t.co/KiVZ11OGQi 23 May

1.29 - Man Utd averaged 1.29 goals per game in the Premier League in 2015-16; their lowest league average since 1989-90 (1.21). Bored. 23 May

66% - Jose Mourinho has the highest win ratio of any manager in the Premier League (66%). Replacement? 23 May

10 - Manchester United failed to score in 10 Premier League games in 2015-16; their joint-highest tally in a single PL season. Shy. 23 May

51.3% - Louis van Gaal won 51.3% of league matches as Man Utd manager; only Sir Alex Ferguson (60.4%) & Ernest Mangall (54.2%) won more. Out 23 May

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  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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