1 - Have you tested your @premierleague hat-trick knowledge in the latest @OptaJoe Sporcle quiz yet? Lunchtime. twitter.com/OptaJoe/status… 41 minutes ago

41 - 41 different nationalities have scored a @premierleague hat-trick. Can you name the 1st for each nation? Quiz. sporcle.com/games/Optajoe/… 20 hours ago

3 - 3 players in the #Euro2016 Italy squad play in the #BPL, the 2nd most represented league after Serie A. Trend. https://t.co/KiVZ11OGQi 21 hours ago

1.29 - Man Utd averaged 1.29 goals per game in the Premier League in 2015-16; their lowest league average since 1989-90 (1.21). Bored. 23 May

66% - Jose Mourinho has the highest win ratio of any manager in the Premier League (66%). Replacement? 23 May

10 - Manchester United failed to score in 10 Premier League games in 2015-16; their joint-highest tally in a single PL season. Shy. 23 May

51.3% - Louis van Gaal won 51.3% of league matches as Man Utd manager; only Sir Alex Ferguson (60.4%) & Ernest Mangall (54.2%) won more. Out 23 May

3 - Jamie Vardy has now scored in three consecutive games for England (three goals). Party. 22 May

0 - Harry Kane is the first England player to miss a penalty (excl. shootouts) since Frank Lampard missed against Japan in May 2010. Wide. 22 May

1 - Hakan Calhanoglu has scored Turkey's first ever goal v England (11 games, 32 conceded). History. 22 May

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    Football goals scored

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    Yellow cards given

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  • 18,827

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  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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