Category Archives: Football statistics

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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Premier League Week 18 stats in review

Here’s a selection of some of the leading stats and facts from the festive round of Premier League games. Troy Deeney became the fifth player to score 100 goals for Watford in all competitions after Luther Blissett, Tommy Barnett, Ross Jenkins and Cliff Holton. (more…)
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