Category Archives: Football statistics

Premier League Week 33 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. The 150th league meeting between Manchester United and Chelsea, and their 50th encounter in the Premier League, saw the title-chasing Blues fail to keep a clean sheet in ten consecutive games in the Premier League for the first time since December 1996. (more…)
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Premier League Week 32 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. Tottenham Hotspur’s unstinting pursuit of title favourites Chelsea has seen them equal a club record of 11 consecutive home victories in the top division in the same season. They also achieved the feat in 1921-22 when they finished as runners-up to Liverpool under manager Peter McWilliam. Spurs’ Watford win on Saturday lunchtime briefly reduced the gap to a tantalising…
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The Championship run-in

With April fast approaching, many of the Championship clubs are still contemplating their plans to secure a prized place in the Premier League or avoid the drop down to League One as they prepare for the exciting end of season run-in. (more…)
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Premier League Week 27 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. Southampton bounced back from the disappointment of last week’s EFL Cup Final defeat with a spectacular 4-3 win at Watford. It meant that they had scored four goals or more in consecutive away games in the top division for the first time in their history. It was only the second time that the Saints had scored four goals in…
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Premier League Week 26 in review

Welcome to our review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games in a week when three and 300 appeared to be the magic numbers. Chelsea strengthened the strong hold on their title bid by completing a run of winning ten consecutive home games in the Premier League for the first time since their opening ten home games of the 2014-15 season. It meant that Swansea City remained without a league win…
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Premier League football – Week 25 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. With his match-winning batch against Hull City, Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez became the first player to score two or more goals in three consecutive Premier League appearances against the same team since former Gunner Thierry Henry against Charlton Athletic in 2002. He has now scored seven goals in four Premier League games against the Tigers. (more…)
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Premier League Week 24 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. By leading 4-0 at the interval at Crystal Palace, Sunderland scored as many away goals in the first-half of this game as they had in their preceding nine Premier League away games. (more…)
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FA Cup 4th round stats

This week’s top story is that for the first time since the present format was introduced in 1925, two non-league clubs have reached the 5th round of the FA Cup. Lincoln City of the National League became only the eighth non-league club to reach 5th round since the Second World War. The Imps last reached the last 16 in 1902 when they lost 1-3 against Derby County in front of a record crowd at Sincil Bank of 16,435. They also…
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