46 - Peter Crouch has now scored 46 headed goals in the @premierleague; equalling Alan Shearer's record. Table. http://t.co/1wtr9j9MZU 5 hours ago

11 - Wayne Rooney is the first player in Premier League history to score 10+ goals in 11 consecutive seasons. Decadence? 6 hours ago

46 - Peter Crouch has now scored 46 headed goals in the @premierleague; equalling Alan Shearer's record in the competition. Leap. 7 hours ago

100 - Wayne Rooney has scored his 100th home Premier League goal (93 at Old Trafford, 7 at Goodison Park). Centurion. 7 hours ago

80 - Papiss Demba Cissé has the best minutes per goal rate in the @premierleague this season (min. 4 goals). Bounteous. @NUFC 7 hours ago

6 - Daryl Janmaat has become the first @NUFC defender to assist as many as six goals in a single @premierleague season. Walkabout. 7 hours ago

6 - Troy Deeney has now scored six goals in six appearances for Watford against Leeds United. Expectation. 7 hours ago

11 - Papiss Cissé has now scored more @premierleague goals this season (11) than in 2012-13 and 2013-14 combined (10). Poacher. 7 hours ago

3:36 - Hearts' Género Zeefuik has scored a hat-trick with three goals netted in the space of 3 mins & 36 secs of each other. Rapid. 8 hours ago

15 - 15 of Saido Berahino's 17 competitive goals for @WBAFCofficial this season have come at home (88%). Comforts. 8 hours ago

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