10 - English & played CL @ non-British teams - Hargreaves McManaman Beckham Thomas Minto Deane Owen Woodgate Derbyshire & Joe Cole. Answer. 3 hours ago

11 - Ashley Cole could become only the 11th English player to play for a non-British side in the Champions League. Name the other 10. Quiz. 4 hours ago

216 - @XabiAlonso made 216 touches for Bayern v Köln - the most by any player in any game in the top 5 European leagues since 2006. Fulcrum. 7 hours ago

19 - Newcastle have scored just 19 goals in 25 Premier League games in 2014. Scarce. 20 hours ago

3 - Newcastle's total of 3 points from six games is their worst start to a PL season since 2003-04 (when they came fifth). Marathon. 20 hours ago

24 - Newcastle have lost their last 24 Premier League games in which they've been trailing at half-time. Mountain. 21 hours ago

600 - Peter Crouch's goal was the 600th Newcastle have conceded away from home in the Premier League. Number. 21 hours ago

1 - The last time Newcastle came from behind to win a Premier League game was on Boxing Day 2013 against... Stoke. Hope. 21 hours ago

2 - Victor Moses has assisted more than one goal in a PL season for the first time since 2010-11, when he was at Wigan. Commandments. 22 hours ago

90 - Peter Crouch is the 33rd player to score 90+ goals in @premierleague history. Robotic. 22 hours ago

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