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238 - There were just 238 seconds between Exeter's first and third goals as they came from 0-3 down to draw against Yeovil. Comeback. 3 minutes ago

7 - Carlisle are the first fourth tier side to fail to score in seven consecutive league games since Torquay in November 2006. Blanks. 7 minutes ago

23 – John Akinde has scored 23 league goals this term; his joint-best return in a single Football League campaign (also in 2015/16). Bueno. 16 minutes ago

11 - Filipe Morais is the 10th player to provide 11+ English league assists this season, despite his first one coming on Feb 28th. Unreal. 34 minutes ago

10 - Filipe Morais has provided more league assists in 2017 than any other player in the top four tiers. Generous. 39 minutes ago

3 - Rochdale have scored 3+ goals in a league game 12 times this season, only Doncaster have done so more in the top 4 tiers (13). Glut. 1 hours ago

3 - Nile Ranger has scored in three consecutive league games for the first time in his career. Power. 1 hours ago

18 – James Collins has scored 18 league goals this term, 3 more than he’s managed in any previous campaign in the Football League. Talisman. 1 hours ago

20 – Swindon Town have had 20 different scorers in a league season for the first time since 2011/12. Variety. 1 hours ago

105 - Conor Thomas' strike against Millwall was his first goal in 105 league games since scoring vs Blackpool in January 2012. Winner. 1 hours ago

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