11 - Check out the Opta team of the season in the Champions League 2015/16. Stars. https://t.co/vBk49IDp11 1 hours ago

50 - Have you tested your knowledge of English players in the @premierleague with our latest Sporcle quiz? Challenge twitter.com/OptaJoe/status… 4 hours ago

8 - Barnsley are the first team in @football_league history to lose 8+ consecutive games in a season and be promoted in the same season. Up. 18 hours ago

4 - Barnsley have scored 3+ goals in four consecutive games for the first time since October 1965. Promoted. 19 hours ago

2 - Both of Adam Hammill's goals at Wembley this season have been scored from outside the box. Barnstorming. 21 hours ago

1:28 - Ashley Fletcher's goal was the quickest goal scored by Barnsley this season (1 minute 28 seconds). Timing. 21 hours ago

2 - Ashley Fletcher has scored in both of his appearances at Wembley for Barnsley this season (two goals). Occasion. 21 hours ago

5 - Barnsley have won five of their last six contests against Millwall (L1), including the last three in a row. Favourites. 22 hours ago

1 - Zinedine Zidane has become the first French manager to win the @ChampionsLeague. Pantheon. #uclfinal https://t.co/0cUT6Q7o5b 28 May

11 - Real Madrid have now won the European Cup/Champions League 11 times, four more than any other team. Legs. 28 May

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    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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