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175 - John Terry has never been substituted off in the PL under Jose Mourinho (175 starts, 90 mins 174 times and one red card). Leader. 23 minutes ago

0 - Crystal Palace failed to win any of the six games that James McArthur missed in the Premier League last season (W0 D2 L4). Influential. 1 hours ago

4 - David Beckham is the only player in Premier League history to provide 10+ assists in four consecutive seasons. Icon. 20 hours ago

0.51 - Robin van Persie has the fourth best goals per game ratio of players with 100+ PL goals, after Henry, Shearer and Wright. Legacy. 21 hours ago

660 - #ENG captain Steph Houghton played more minutes (660) than any other outfield player at the #2015WWC. Ceaseless. 22 hours ago

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26 - #ENG's Jill Scott made 26 tackles at the #2015WWC, more than any other player. Crunch. 23 hours ago

3 - #USWNT have become the first team to win the #FIFAWWC three times (1991, 1999, 2015). Glory. #USAvJPN 6 Jul

5 - This is now the highest-scoring #FIFAWWC final of all-time (five goals), beating the previous high of four (Japan v USA in 2011). Party. 6 Jul

1 - Carli Lloyd is the first player to ever score a hat-trick in a #FIFAWWC final. History. #USAvJPN #USWNT 6 Jul

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