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New Year's Day in numbers

2 January 2013

0 - Shrewsbury Town beat Oldham Athletic 2-1 on New Year's Day, but remain without a clean sheet on the road in 12 attempts all season.

1 - The first Football League goal of 2014 was scored by Leicester City striker Anthony Knockaert, who netted after six minutes away at Millwall.

2 - Bury won 3-0 at Hartlepool United to record just their second win in 14 away matches in all competitions during 2013/14.

3 - Defender Greg Halford has been employed as a striker for Nottingham Forest over the Christmas period, responding by scoring in three consecutive matches.

4 - Midfielder Sam Saunders has scored four in four for Brentford, netting against Preston North End, Swindon Town, Milton Keynes Dons and Peterborough United.

6 - Brentford have won six from six in all competitions under Mark Warburton, taking their tally to 12 wins from their past 13 matches.

6 - Half a dozen games across the three leagues fell victim to the bad weather on New Year's Day.

8 - Plymouth Argyle had scored just eight goals in 11 home Sky Bet League 2 matches, but beat Torquay United 2-0 to make it 10 in 12.

9 - Preston North End striker Joe Garner scored twice at home to Port Vale on New Year's Day, taking his tally to nine goals in eight games in all competitions.

10 - York City picked up their first win in 10 Sky Bet League 2 matches, having drawn seven of their previous nine. It was the Minstermen's first league triumph since 29th October.

10 - Birmingham City are now unbeaten in 10 Sky Bet Championship matches, having won four and drawn six.

13 - 13 goals were scored in the 88th minute or later in The Football League on New Year's Day.

19 - Danny Ings' brace at home to Huddersfield Town was his fourth double of the season, and his 18th and 19th goals this campaign.

24 - Curtis Main's strike at Bolton Wanderers for Middlesbrough was his first goal in 24 matches, since scoring at home to Millwall in February 2013.

52 - Coventry City remain The Football League's top goal-scorers, after a 3-1 win away at Rotherham United, which took their tally to 52.

104 - In that win against the Millers, captain Carl Baker scored for the Sky Blues in the 14th minute of injury time at the end of the second half.

303 - Middlesbrough conceded for the first time in 303 minutes of play, when Alex Baptiste scored for Bolton Wanderers.

409 - Sonny Bradley's goal for Portsmouth at Southend was the club's first away strike in all competitions for five matches, since scoring against Stevenage on 9th November.

1987 - Bolton Wanderers scored in injury time to draw 2-2 with Middlesbrough, and extend their unbeaten run to 13 games at home to the Boro, since a 1-0 defeat in April '87.

2009 - Blackburn Rovers won 2-1 away at Leeds United to record back-to-back away wins for the first time since March 2009, when they beat Hull and Fulham in the Premier League.

30,145 - The highest attendance in The Football League on New Year's Day was at Elland Road, where 30,145 people watched Blackburn Rovers beat Leeds United 2-1.

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