FOOTBALL - Liverpool recorded their biggest top-flight Merseyside derby win since November 1982 (won 5-0 away), and biggest at home since March 1972 (also won 4-0). Check for more stats here.
FOOTBALL - Yesterday, Southampton - West Ham United ended in a 0-0 draw, the sixth goalless draw in 39 Premier League matches this season. How many goals are scored per match in the top 20 European leagues (as ranked by UEFA) this season?
FOOTBALL - England will play against Brazil in an international friendly at Wembley on Wednesday, 6, February. For the 24th time these countries meet in international football. England have won three, Brazil 11 with nine draws.
We have several key stats on this match listed below.
RUGBY UNION - England recorded a resounding 38-21 victory over world champions New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday, 1 December. The All Blacks had suffered only one Test defeat by a greater margin, their 28-7 defeat at Australia on 28 August 1999. England’s triumph also ended a 20-match unbeaten streak by the All Blacks, a run that had started in September 2011.
FOOTBALL - Wayne Rooney scored twice against San Marino on Friday to become England’s fifth highest goalscorer. He took his tally to 31 to secure a comfortable World Cup qualifying win at Wembley: 5-0.
FOOTBALL - The Last 16 match between England and Argentina at the 1998 FIFA World Cup was full of drama. A fabulous run and ditto finish by the 18-year-old Michael Owen sent English hearts soaring, only to be dampened by a quite astonishing red card challenge by David Beckham. Argentina won the tense affair after a penalty shootout.
FOOTBALL - In the past months, we have done meticulous research on penalty takers, especially the ones involved in a Euro 2012 squad. England and Italy were the first to contest a penalty shootout and we are now ready to evaluate our own predictions.
FOOTBALL - We could see penalty shootouts for the first time at Euro 2012 matches and we have made a prediction on what is going on in the minds of each penalty taker. We will present all eight goalkeepers with a penalty cheat sheet. Click Read More to see Gianluigi Buffon’s. He is hoping to stop England.
FOOTBALL - We could see penalty shootouts for the first time at Euro 2012 matches and we have made a prediction on what is going on in the minds of each penalty taker. We will present all eight goalkeepers with a penalty cheat sheet. Click Read More to see Joe Hart’s. He is hoping to stop Italy.