7 - No player has been directly involved in more Champions League goals this season than Harry Kane (7 – five score… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 minutes ago

13 - Kevin De Bruyne has been directly involved in 13 goals in his last 14 games for Manchester City in all competi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 9 minutes ago

143 - @petercrouch has now made more substitute appearances than any other player in @premierleague history. Super. 21 hours ago

6 - Stoke City have scored more goals from corner situations than any other @premierleague side this season. Sense. 22 hours ago

7 - Xherdan Shaqiri has been involved in more Premier League goals in 11 games this season (2 goals, 5 assists) tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

2 - Stoke are aiming to win consecutive away league games for the first time since October 2015. Mission. https://t.co/coDUKziMsG 23 hours ago

326 - This will be Darren Fletcher's 326th Premier League appearance - the most by any Scottish player in the compe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 23 hours ago

30 - Mesut Ozil has created more goalscoring chances from open play than any other Premier League player this seaso… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 Nov

8 - Since the start of the 2014-15 season, no Premier League side has been given more cards for simulation than Chelsea (8). Tumble. 20 Nov

0-4 - This was Tony Pulis’ joint heaviest home @premierleague defeat, matching his 4-0 defeats to Man City (October… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Nov

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In the last 12 months, Opta has collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    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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