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Weekend in numbers

3 November 2014

We take a look at the numbers that make up the weekend's Sky Bet Football League action.

0 - Chesterfield's match with Yeovil Town was the only goalless game in the 3pm kick-offs in The Football League on Saturday.

1 - Exeter City's Tom Nichols scored with his first touch, from the penalty spot, against Luton to earn the Grecians a point.

3 - Peter Murphy has netted in three successive games for the first time in his career, after scoring Wycombe's winner at Oxford.

3 - Tom Hitchcock's Fleetwood Town debut was only three minutes old when he bagged his first goal for the club.

4 - Four of Doncaster Rovers' five wins this term have come on the road, after they recorded a 2-1 victory at Bradford on manager Paul Dickov's 42nd birthday.

5 – Bournemouth and Shrewsbury Town have both now won five on the spin, to move into the automatic promotion places in the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League 2 respectively.

5 - Walsall won 2-1 at Meadow Lane to end Notts County's run of five successive victories.

5 - Glenn Murray scored his fifth goal for Reading since joining on loan from Crystal Palace, but it was his first on the road for the Royals.

6 - Six academy graduates were in Crewe Alexandra's starting XI at Crawley Town with two, James Baillie and George Cooper, combining for the Railwaymen's goal in West Sussex.

7 - Preston North End's run of seven successive wins was ended by Rochdale, who beat the Lilywhites 3-0 at Spotland.

7 - Luton Town also saw their seven-match winning run come to an end, after a 1-1 draw at Exeter.

8 - Derby County striker Chris Martin has scored eight goals in his last eight appearances.

8 - Bury notched their eighth consecutive home victory by beating Cambridge United 2-0.

8 - Fleetwood are now unbeaten at home in The League for eight months, after a narrow win against Gillingham. Their last defeat at Highbury was in late February.

11 - At least one goal was scored before half time in each of the 11 Sky Bet League 2 games on Saturday, but no game featured goals for both sides in the first 45 minutes.

11 - Wolves failed to find the net at Molineux for the first time since March, 11 outings ago, as they played out a goalless draw with Birmingham City.

13 - Bristol City remain unbeaten in The Football League this term after they overcame Oldham Athletic 1-0, to end the Latics' 13-match undefeated streak.

15 - Accrington Stanley extended their unbeaten run against Morecambe in The Football League to 15 meetings by beating their rivals 2-1 on Friday.

23 – Preston North End failed to find the net for the the first time in 23 matches, against Rochdale, stretching back to Friday 18th April when they went down 1-0 to Brentford at Griffin Park.

30 - Port Vale's Colin Daniel had only been off the bench for roughly 30 seconds when he found the net at Colchester United.

50 - Michael Duckworth scored his first league goal for Hartlepool United in his 50th appearance for the club, equalising late on against Newport County.

150 – Nahki Wells netted his 69th goal on his 150th professional outing, for Huddersfield against Nottingham Forest.

559 - Plymouth Argyle conceded a goal on Saturday, 559 minutes after letting in their last goal.

6,000 - More than 6,000 foils were held aloft at the Rookery End of Watford's Vicarage Road on Saturday to create a giant poppy as part of remembrance matchday at the club.

26,070 – The Friday night Sky Bet Championship clash between Norwich City and Bolton Wanderers pulled in the biggest crowd of the weekend in The Football League, with over 26,000 inside Carrow Road.

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