28 - If games ended at half-time this season, Everton would be third in the Premier League table with 28 points. Earnest. 2 minutes ago

8 - West Brom have won 8 points in 7 games away from home in the Premier League this season, despite only scoring three goals. Frugal. 33 minutes ago

12 - @WayneRooney has scored more Premier League goals against Aston Villa than he has versus any other opponent. Punishing. 1 hours ago

3 - Fraizer Campbell scored three goals in his two Premier League appearances for Cardiff City against Man City last season. Rumble. 1 hours ago

Goals galore in Liverpool vs Arsenal - Opta's Premier League Preview via @oilysailor @OptaJoe bit.ly/13kJ8JX http://t.co/WudbBxc2Jo 2 hours ago

2 - Diego Costa (12) is the top scorer in 2014 with no assists, James Milner (7) has the most assists without scoring. Answer. 23 hours ago

2 - Which player has scored the most PL goals in 2014 without a single assist, and who has made the most assists without scoring? Quiz. 23 hours ago

5 - Wycombe have come come from behind to win five league matches this season, more than any other side in the top four tiers. Belief. 18 Dec

8 - The lowest a top-tier team has finished after being 1st at Xmas is 8th (Sunderland 1936-37, Liverpool 1949-50 & Man Utd 1971-72). Slump. 18 Dec

2 - Only two sides (WBA in 2004 and Sunderland in 2013) have been bottom of the Premier League at Christmas & not gone down. Treacle. 18 Dec

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  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

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  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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