74 - @MrAncelotti has won 74% of his games with @realmadriden, his best average as manager. Ciao http://t.co/c0EjcBWfzL 11 hours ago

6 - The side finishing in third place in the Championship has won promotion via the play-offs in six of the last 10 seasons. Edge. 13 hours ago

1 - Norwich have been promoted to the Premier League via the play-offs for the first time. Celebrations. 13 hours ago

2006 - Middlesbrough last overturned a two-goal deficit to win in the 2006 UEFA Cup semi-final against Steaua Bucharest. Task. 14 hours ago

8 - Nathan Redmond has been involved in eight goals in his last seven games for Norwich City (three goals, five assists). Sharp. 15 hours ago

21 – Grant Leadbitter has had a hand in more goals this season than any other Middlesbrough player (11 goals, 10 assists). Leader. 16 hours ago

15 - No Championship midfielder has scored more goals this term than Bradley Johnson (15) – level with Matt Ritchie and Bakary Sako. Bonus. 16 hours ago

1 - Norwich’s only defeat in their last 13 matches came against Middlesbrough (W8 D4). Warning. 17 hours ago

22 - Middlesbrough (22) have kept more clean sheets than any other Championship team this season (incl. play-offs). Resolute. 17 hours ago

337 - QPR v West Ham in April saw fewer successful passes than any other Premier League game in 2014-15. Functional. 22 hours ago

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