Goals galore in Liverpool vs Arsenal - Opta's Premier League Preview via @oilysailor @OptaJoe bit.ly/13kJ8JX http://t.co/WudbBxc2Jo 42 minutes ago

2 - Diego Costa (12) is the top scorer in 2014 with no assists, James Milner (7) has the most assists without scoring. Answer. 21 hours ago

2 - Which player has scored the most PL goals in 2014 without a single assist, and who has made the most assists without scoring? Quiz. 21 hours ago

5 - Wycombe have come come from behind to win five league matches this season, more than any other side in the top four tiers. Belief. 23 hours ago

8 - The lowest a top-tier team has finished after being 1st at Xmas is 8th (Sunderland 1936-37, Liverpool 1949-50 & Man Utd 1971-72). Slump. 18 Dec

2 - Only two sides (WBA in 2004 and Sunderland in 2013) have been bottom of the Premier League at Christmas & not gone down. Treacle. 18 Dec

14 - All 14 of Queens Park Rangers’ points in the Premier League this season have come at Loftus Road. Hoopla. 18 Dec

11 - Man City's substitutes have had a hand in 11 goals this season in the PL (five goals, six assists) – more than any other club. Super. 18 Dec

3 - Best MLS mins-per-goal rates between 2012 & 2014 (10+ goals): 1) B Wright-Phillips 103.9 2) A Saborio 132.0 3) R Keane 138.2 Leaders. 18 Dec

27 - There were more penalties scored in Worcester v Scunthorpe than in any other shootout in the history of the FA Cup proper. Magical. 17 Dec

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