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Weekend in numbers

2 December 2013

0 - Sheffield Wednesday's defensive woes continued as they lost 2-0 to Blackpool - the Owls are the only Football League club yet to keep a clean sheet this term.

1 - Peterborough United scored with their only shot on target against Wolverhampton Wanderers, and that was enough for a 1-0 Posh victory.

2 - All four of Blackpool's home wins before Saturday had ended 1-0 - the Seasiders broke that trend by seeing off Sheffield Wednesday 2-0.

2 - For only the second time this season, Gary Johnson's Yeovil Town scored more than one goal in a league game, beating Watford 3-0.

3 - Shrewsbury Town scored three goals in a match for the first time in seven months, by overcoming Stevenage 3-1.

4 - Leicester City ended a run of four successive defeats against Millwall by beating the Lions 3-0.

5 - Cody McDonald scored his fifth goal of the season for Gillingham, at Rotherham United on Saturday - all of the striker's goals this term have been away from home.

6 - Mansfield Town lost their sixth successive Sky Bet League 2 match as Morecambe came from behind to win 2-1 at Field Mill at the weekend.

7 - Milton Keynes Dons' Shaun Williams scored his seventh successive penalty in all competitions this season, against Coventry City.

8 - Jordan Obita hit his first goal for Reading, the club he joined as an eight-year-old, in the Royals' Friday night success at Nottingham Forest.

10 - Dagenham and Redbridge's Rhys Murphy became the first player in Sky Bet League 2 to move into double figures for goals by netting in the Daggers' 2-0 victory over Wycombe Wanderers.

17 - Bournemouth's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion was the first stalemate at the Goldsands Stadium since January, 17 league games ago.

39 - Birmingham City's Paul Caddis hadn't scored a goal for 39 matches, until he fired a brace in the opening 22 minutes against Barnsley on Saturday.

398 - Following their 2-0 loss at Blackpool, Sheffield Wednesday now haven't scored against the Seasiders for 398 minutes of play, since Clinton Morrison netted five meetings ago.

1947 - Port Vale won at Walsall on Saturday for the first time in the league since a 2-1 Division Three (south) triumph in November 1947.

2011 - Paul Quinn was the unlikely hero for Doncaster Rovers as the defender bagged their winner against Queens Park Rangers with his first goal since Saturday 11th April 2011 - 58 appearances ago.

23,679 - The highest attendance in The Football League at the weekend came at the Riverside for Aitor Karanka's first home match as Middlesbrough manager, against Bolton Wanderers.

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