353 - Kolo Toure has played more games than any other African player in @premierleague history (353). Veteran. 12 hours ago

1 - David Moyes has lost just one of his 17 @premierleague games against Sunderland (W12 D4). Impression. 15 hours ago

50% - David Moyes won half of his Premier League games as Manchester United manager (P34 W17 D6 L11). Regret. https://t.co/xpyJKKUgaD 17 hours ago

190 - Only three PL managers (Ferguson, Wenger, Redknapp) have won more PL games than David Moyes (190). Seasoned. https://t.co/Ggu39sOvni 18 hours ago

5 - Most Premier League games managed Ferguson - 810 Wenger - 752 Redknapp - 641 Allardyce - 467 Moyes - 461 Experience. 18 hours ago

5 - League win % at most recent club before England job Allardyce - 30% Hodgson - 36% Capello - 61% McClaren - 34% Eriksson - 55% 22 Jul

14 - Sam Allardyce is the 14th full-time manager of @England. Appointed. https://t.co/UAbuRwTsZT 22 Jul

11 - Thanks for all the questions. The #OptaJoeYearbook is out on August 11. Pre-order it here: bit.ly/OptaJoe2016 Review. 22 Jul

28 - The longest unbeaten run of one team versus another in PL history is Chelsea v Spurs. Banker. twitter.com/lewisj77/statu… #OptaJoeYearbook 22 Jul

11 - There have been 11 Canadians to play in the Premier League. Maple. twitter.com/RubenAugusto/s… #OptaJoeYearbook 22 Jul

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