6 - Luton Town have lost six successive FL games within a single season for the first time since the last six matches of 2007-08. Slump. 17 minutes ago

26 - Coventry have dropped 26 points from leading positions this season, the joint most in the top four tiers. Wary. 49 minutes ago

4 - York City's Jake Hyde has now scored in four consecutive away league games, but has none in his last seven at home. Jekyll. 1 hours ago

4 - Adebayo Akinfenwa has scored four goals in his last four league games against Tranmere. Beastmode. 1 hours ago

3 - Doug Loft has played a part in each of Gillingham’s last three goals (assisting two and scoring one). Conversion. 2 hours ago

6 - Most goals in Euro 2016 qualifiers so far: Welbeck 6 Damari 5 Rooney 4 Novakovic 4 Sigurdsson 4 Müller 4 Lewandowski 4 18 hours ago

25.4 - England have averaged more dribbles per game than any other side in Euro 2016 qualifying so far (25.4). Freestyle. 18 hours ago

24 - England are now unbeaten in 24 qualifying games, winning 17 and drawing seven. Powerhouse. 19 hours ago

79 - Harry Kane scored just 1 minute and 19 seconds into his international debut. Golden. 20 hours ago

60 - Jordan Henderson had 60 ball touches in the first-half tonight; no player had more (Carrick 37). Control. 20 hours ago

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    Football goals scored

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  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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