Great stuff by @NYTSports @wilsonandrews @wardnyt using @OptaSuit data on the #USWNT #WWC semi finalists. nytimes.com/interactive/20… 11 hours ago

22 - From the start of April until the end of the season, Leicester won more points than any other Premier League side. Ostriches. 9 hours ago

2 – Aaron Cresswell was one of just two outfield players to play every minute of every PL game last season (J. Terry, the other). Rewarded. 14 hours ago

13 - It is thirteen seasons since West Ham last finished in the top eight of the top flight of English football. Ambitious. 17 hours ago

4 - Eduardo Vargas is the first #CHI player to score 4+ goals in a Copa America season since Iván Zamorano in 1991. Trick. #ChilevsPeru 30 Jun

4 - Four of the seven red cards at Copa America 2015 have been shown during Chile matches. Feisty. 19 hours ago

13 - Since making his Real Madrid debut in Sept 2005, Sergio Ramos has collected more red cards in La Liga than any other player (13). Fury. 29 Jun

22 - Semi-final opponents Japan (23) are the only team to have used more players than @england (22) at the #FIFAWWC2015. Depth. 29 Jun

Cech stat pack: How does Arsenal's new goalkeeper compare to Ospina & Szczesny? bit.ly/1BQQB3I http://t.co/oIT9uyrTGt 29 Jun

78% - Petr Cech has posted the best saves to shots ratio of any goalkeeper in the Premier League over the last three seasons. Coup. 29 Jun

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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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