2 - There have been two red cards inside the opening two minutes of Championship games this season, both of them for Watford. Trend. 25 minutes ago

5 - No Championship team has collected more red cards than Watford this season (5, level with Brighton). Challenge. 41 minutes ago

1 - In Arsenal's PL squad this season, A Sanchez is top for goals (12), assists (7), chances created (57), shots (45) & dribbles (143). Key. 3 hours ago

75% - Southampton have won nine of their 12 PL games with Jack Cork this season (75%) and only four of 10 without him (40%). Champagne. 5 hours ago

7 - @mattjpsmith has scored seven goals in three appearances for @bcfctweets against @TheGillsFC Magnificent. 29 Jan

138 - Shola Ameobi has made more substitute appearances in Premier League history than any other player. Return. 29 Jan

7 – Sergio Aguero has scored seven goals in his last seven Premier League games in London. Capitalist. 29 Jan

5 - The five teams, other than Leicester, to score five goals against Man Utd in a PL game can be found here: instagram.com/p/yb8wU6ub3s Answer. 29 Jan

5 - Can you name the 5 teams, other than Leicester City, to score 5 goals against @ManUtd in a single PL game? instagram.com/optajoe Quiz. 29 Jan

1 - It is exactly one year since Aston Villa were last awarded a penalty in any competition (Benteke v West Brom). Spotless. 29 Jan

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    Football goals scored

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    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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