4 - Liverpool have won four and lost just one of their last seven Premier League games against the Magpies (D2). Roasted. 1 hours ago

5 - Newcastle have had five players sent off in their last four Premier League games against Liverpool. Reckless. 1 hours ago

129 - No fixture in Premier League history has produced more goals than clashes between Liverpool and Newcastle United. Glut. 1 hours ago

8 - The last time Birmingham lost 8-0 in league competition (v Preston, Feb 1958); they lost the next match 5-1 to Wolves. Omen. 1 hours ago

24 - The Uruguayan player with the most goal assists in @premierleague history is Gus Poyet. Answer. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 14 hours ago

24 - Name the Uruguayan player with the most goal assists in @premierleague history. Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 15 hours ago

5 - Played for BOTH @MCFC & @ManUtd in PL - Kanchelskis, Cole, Schmeichel, Hargreaves & Tevez. Answer #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 15 hours ago

5 - Name the five players to have played for BOTH @MCFC and @ManUtd in the @premierleague Quiz. #FridayNightOptaPubQuiz 16 hours ago

Played for Villa & Spurs in PL - Calderwood Keane Friedel Ginola Leonhardsen Young Crouch Jenas Bent Routledge Hutton & Walker. Answer. 16 hours ago

8 - Eight of the last nine goals scored by Bolton in the league have come in the second half. Assurance. 16 hours ago

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