4 - Blackpool have won fewer league games in 2014 than any other side in the top four tiers of English football (4). Bleak. 7 hours ago

30.2 - Germany's Bundesliga is the league with most fouls per game but less red cards than the other top leagues. Raw http://t.co/oTKRfdqgwW 7 hours ago

20 - Wolves manager Kenny Jackett has used just 20 different players so far this term, the fewest in the division. Unit. 7 hours ago

5 - Middlesbrough have scored more penalties this season than any other Championship team (5), with Grant Leadbitter scoring all five. Spot. 7 hours ago

150 - Only Crystal Palace (150) have committed more fouls than Stoke City (146) in the Premier League this season. Tone. 10 hours ago

6 - Newcastle won all four of their Premier League games in November last season and have won both so far this month. Remember. 10 hours ago

4 - Everton have won just four of their last 14 Premier League matches (W4 D5 L5). Regression. 10 hours ago

.@OptaJaya is the 19th official member of the Opta Twitter family, tweeting facts and stats in Indonesian: optasports.com/news-area/news…. Family. 11 hours ago

221 - Only Lionel Messi (265) has embarked upon more dribbles in the top five European leagues in 2014 than Yannick Bolasie (221). Shuffle. 19 Nov

13 - Wayne Rooney was the only player to appear in all 13 of England's international matches in 2014. Leader. 19 Nov

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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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