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Weekend in numbers

15 September 2014

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

1 – Blackpool collected their first point of the season in a goalless draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

2 – Ben Marshall doubled his Blackburn Rovers goal tally with two on Saturday against Wigan Athletic.

3 – Crewe Alexandra notched their first points of the season with a morale-boosting 2-1 victory against rivals Port Vale.

3 – Bradford City have now lost three League games on the bounce at Valley Parade – a first under the stewardship of Phil Parkinson.

4 - Nottingham Forest, Charlton Athletic, Bristol City and Burton Albion are the four Football League teams to still have an unbeaten record intact.

4 – Milton Keynes Dons’ run of four consecutive clean sheets was brought to an end by Barnsley, but Karl Robinson’s men beat the Tykes 5-3 in a thriller at Oakwell.

4 – Four of the last five goals Bradford have conceded have been from dead-ball situations.

4 – Wycombe Wanderers’ Peter Murphy has now netted four goals this term, all of which have resulted in victories. He scored the winner against Mansfield on Saturday.

5 – Barnsley’s Connor Hourihane has scored five goals in his last five league games. The midfielder scored twice on Saturday against Milton Keynes Dons.

5 – Britt Assombalonga has now scored five goals this season from only six shots on target.

10 – In the 10th minute of the East Midlands derby, fans of Nottingham Forest and Derby County came together for a minute’s applause in memory of the great Brian Clough.

21 – Notts County’s defence on Saturday comprised of four 21-year-olds.

23 – York City’s 23-game unbeaten run in Sky Bet League 2 was ended by Burton Albion, who beat the Minstermen 2-0.

91 – The ball hit the back of the net 91 times over the weekend in The Football League.

177 – Andy Butler made his 177th appearance for Walsall after rejoining the club on loan from Sheffield United last week.

2009 - Luton Town won a Football League match at Kenilworth Road for the first time since March 2009 on Saturday, by beating Cheltenham Town 1-0.

2012 – Rotherham United’s Jordan Bowery scored his first goal since 2012 on Saturday. His last goal came against the Millers, in August of 2012, for Chesterfield.

30,227 – The biggest attendance of the weekend in The Football League came on Sunday in the East Midlands derby at the City Ground, where over 30,000 supporters watched Nottingham Forest and Derby County battle out a 1-1 draw.

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