FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard scored twicetoday to become the outright highest ever goalscorer in Chelsea’s history with 203 goals, moving one ahead of Bobby Tambling (202). Lampard scored his 164th and 165th PL goals – the outright-fourth most of any player in the PL era. Lampard scored his 12th and 13th PL goals against Aston Villa – more against them than any other team he has faced in his career.
FOOTBALL - Theo Walcott’s goal after 20 seconds on Saturday is the fastest of the 2012/2013 Premier League season. His goal (20 secs) was also Arsenal’s fastest in the Premier League era, beating Robin van Persie’s strike after 29 seconds on 16 October 2011.
FOOTBALL - Ryan Giggs has extended his record for most Premier League championship titles. Since the PL was introduced in 1992/1993, only Ryan Giggs (13) and Paul Scholes (11) have won more than 10 league titles. Click on the picture below to see our full Infographic.
FOOTBALL - On Monday, Manchester United became the first club to reach 20 league titles in English top flight football after defeating Aston Villa at Old Trafford.
FOOTBALL - Luis Suarez was well on his way to break the Liverpool Premier League scoring record for most goals in a single season. Suarez is on 22 goals and needs six more to equal Robbie Fowler’s club record from 1995/96. However, Suarez has not scored in the last four PL matches, after netting vs Tottenham on March 10. See below our graphic.
FOOTBALL - Tuesday’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton will be a crucial encounter in terms of Champions League berths and will allow stalwart managers Arsène Wenger and David Moyes to renew their coaching rivalry. Our Infographic is below.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool become the first club to record their 1,800th top flight victory. They lead that list from Arsenal (1,751) and Everton (1,745). We have made an Infographic depicting the entire Top 10. Click on the picture below to enable its interactive features.
FOOTBALL - Robin van Persie has lost the lead in the Premier League goalscoring table, and could still be on top if he did not lead another table: players hitting the woodwork most often in the Premier League this season. The Manchester United striker has connected with post and bar far more often than any other player.
FOOTBALL - All three teams who won in the Premier League today did so after trailing in the match. The competition has already resulted in 46 comeback wins this season, an unusually high number. Click on read more to learn more about that figure.
FOOTBALL - The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Premier League this weekend. The matches we have looked into are West Bromwich Albion - Swansea City, Newcastle United - Stoke City and Liverpool - Tottenham Hotspur.
FOOTBALL - Tottenham Hotspur beat Arsenal 2-1 in the North London derby at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Spurs were 2-0 up at half time. The Gunners are ranked fifth in the Premier League table, 24 points behind leaders Manchester United. Funny fact: Arsenal are top of the alternative table, based on second half scores only.
FOOTBALL - The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Premier League this weekend. The matches we have looked into are Arsenal - Aston Villa, Queens Park Rangers - Manchester United and Manchester City - Chelsea.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool’s Philippe Countinho scored his first Premier League goal on Sunday, meaning that the Brazilian has now scored top flight goals in England, Spain and Italy before even celebrating his 21st birthday. With the idea by @2010MisterChip, we researched the youngest players to perform the feat. Click Read More to see where he stands.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool and Swansea City will be the only two teams involved in Premier League action this weekend, as this match from Matchday 27 will be played ahead of time to allow Swansea City to contest the League Cup final against Bradford City on 24 February. For this PL match, we have lined up some facts and figures.