FOOTBALL – David Cotterill scored the earliest goal ever as a substitute in a Euro qualifier in Wales’ match against Cyprus. David Cotterill came on the pitch in the sixth minute and scored the opener for Wales in the 13th minute. This was the earliest goal ever by a substitute in a Euro qualifier. The previous record was in the hands of fellow countryman Peter Anthony O’Sullivan who scored in the 20th minute in Wales’ match against Malta on 25 October 1979.
Formula One – Lewis Hamilton equalled two of Nigel Mansell’s British records by winning the first Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi. Check out more here. Continue reading
TENNNIS – Roger Federer won a record equalling eighth different Masters Series tournament after his win against Gilles Simon in Shanghai. Read more to see which events he has won. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Poland will be chasing their first ever win against neighbours Germany as the teams go head-to-head in Group D of the 2016 European Championship qualification. Click on the picture to see the infographic in full size. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – The following is a preview for this Saturday’s Euro 2016 Qualifying match between Poland and Germany.
FOOTBALL – One lucky third placed team will qualify directly for Euro 2016 by having the best record of the nine teams finishing in third position. However, the chances of each group providing the best third placed team were not even before qualification began. Group D for example had just 6.27% chance of providing the best third placed team whereas the chance of that team emerging from group G was more than twice that at nearly 15%.
FOOTBALL – Euro 2016 qualifying returns this week after five major shocks in the first round of matches. The Infostrada Sports World Ranking allows us to put the surprise results into perspective and also to see how these have affected the chances of progress for the victims of these upsets.