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Weekend in numbers

8 September 2014

2 - After Fleetwood Town's 1-0 defeat at Oldham Athletic, only Bristol City and Preston North End remain unbeaten in Sky Bet League 1 this season.

3 - Three teams in Sky Bet League 2 are undefeated after six games; leaders Burton, second-placed Cheltenham Town and York City, who are 11th.

3 - Three teams in both Sky Bet League 1 and Sky Bet League 2 remain without a victory. In the third tier, Crewe Alexandra, Colchester United and Walsall are winless. In League 2, Carlisle United, Exeter City and Oxford United hold that unfortunate record.

3 - After grabbing his first Southend United goals on Tuesday night in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy, Jack Payne scored again for the Blues at home to Oxford United on Saturday, making it three goals in two games from midfield.

4 - Rochdale have scored four or more goals in consecutive away games for the first time in their 93 years in The Football League.

4 - Four teams across League 1 and 2 are yet to draw in 2014/15; Peterborough United, Preston North End, Mansfield Town and Hartlepool United.

5 - Jonathan Forte (Oldham Athletic) and Kyle Vassell (Peterborough United) both scored on Saturday to move into the joint-lead in the Sky Bet League 1 goalscoring charts, with five strikes each.

6 - The Sky Bet League 2 Player of the Month for August, Matt Tubbs, continued his fine form with a brace for AFC Wimbledon away at Carlisle United to move onto six league goals for the season - two clear at the top of the division's goalscoring chart.

6 - Danny Hylton netted Oxford's equaliser at Southend on Saturday. He now has six of the U's eight goals this term.

9 - Northampton Town continued their fine form against Dagenham & Redbridge, winning 2-0 in Essex on Saturday to make it nine games unbeaten against the Daggers.

8 - Carlisle United and AFC Wimbledon played out a 4-4 draw on Saturday afternoon in Sky Bet League 2 - the highest-scoring game of the weekend.

12 - Walsall have now gone 12 games without a win either side of summer following their 0-0 draw with Colchester United.

12 - Out of the teams in action over the weekend, Peterborough United are the highest-scorers with 12 goals. Watford, of the Sky Bet Championship, remain top of the scoring charts in The Football League with 13.

14 - Carlisle United have the leakiest defence so far in 2014/15, shipping 14 goals in six games. They've let in nine in their past two.

45 - There were 45 goals in 17 Sky Bet Football League matches from Friday to Sunday; 16 in League 1 and 29 in League 2.

80 - Burton Albion scored the quickest goal of the weekend, with Adam McGurk touching in for the Brewers against Portsmouth after only 80 seconds.

2012 - Defender Aaron Martin scored twice for Yeovil Town on Saturday, having last found the back of the net in February 2012 when playing for Southampton.

27,306 - The highest attendance in The Football League over the weekend was on Friday night, when over 27,000 people watched Coventry City's return to the Ricoh Arena with a 1-0 win over Gillingham.

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