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Weekend in numbers

27 October 2014

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

0 – Stevenage failed to register a single shot in their match against Burton Albion but took all three points thanks to a late Ian Sharps own goal.

1 – The only away win of the weekend in Sky Bet League 2 was recorded by Exeter City on Sunday, at Morecambe, where the Grecians triumphed 2-0.

1 – Nottingham Forest lost at home for the first time this season, going down 3-1 to Blackburn Rovers.

1 – Coventry had only tabled one point from their previous seven games before Saturday's 3-2 victory against Peterborough.

3 – Sheffield United have recorded maximum points from their last three matches, keeping a clean sheet on each occasion.

4 – Middlesbrough’s Kike ended his run of six games without a goal, scoring four minutes into the second half against Watford.

6 – Doncaster Rovers kept their first clean sheet in six league outings to earn a point in a 0-0 draw with Milton Keynes Dons.

6 – Preston North End came back from two goals down against Fleetwood Town to triumph 3-2, recording their sixth victory on the bounce. That was Fleetwood’s sixth successive away defeat.

7 – Derby County were denied a club record seventh clean sheet in succession, losing 2-1 to Wigan Athletic.

7 – Luton Town won for the seventh time on the spin, against Northampton Town, to move to the summit of Sky Bet League 2.

8 – Bournemouth trounced Birmingham City 8-0 to notch their biggest ever win. That was the biggest margin of victory in the second tier since November 1987 and the biggest home defeat in the second tier since September 1923.

8 – Eight of Brighton’s last nine goals have been scored by defenders. Left-back Joe Bennett got the Seagulls’ goal on Saturday.

9 – Nine different players have scored Exeter City's last nine goals in league and cup games.

9 – Danny Shittu scored on his first league start of the season to earn Millwall their first win in nine, against Cardiff City.

9 - Leyton Orient's nine-game undefeated away record was ended by Port Vale, who ran out 3-0 victors against the O's at Vale Park.

10 – Brighton & Hove Albion are now without a league victory in 10 matches. They’ve drawn seven of those 10, including on Saturday against Rotherham United.

11 – Blackburn Rovers scored three goals in 11 second-half minutes to win 3-1 at Forest.

17 – Steve Morison was in the Leeds United starting line-up for the first time in 17 months, against Wolves.

25 – Birmingham’s home defeat to Bournemouth extended their poor run of form at St Andrew’s to just one win in 25 outings.

32 – Darko Milanic was dismissed as Leeds head coach after only 32 days in the job, following six winless games at the helm.

79 – Aaron Wilbraham netted a 79th-minute equaliser for Bristol City at Barnsley to preserve the only remaining unbeaten league record this season.

463 – Jed Wallace ended Portsmouth’s 463-minute wait for a goal on the road by scoring from the penalty spot at Shrewsbury Town.

500 – Plymouth Argyle have not conceded in over 500 minutes of league football, keeping five clean sheets in a row.

1997 – Oldham beat Bradford 2-1 to remain unbeaten against the Bantams in 11 meetings, stretching back to February 1997. The result extended the Latics’ undefeated record in all competitions to 13 matches.

28,824 – Derby County versus Wigan Athletic at the iPro Stadium attracted the biggest crowd of the weekend in The Football League, with over 28,000 in attendance.

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