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Weekend in numbers

9 February 2015

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

0 - The Sky Bet League 1 top-of-the-table clash between Milton Keynes Dons and Bristol City was the only goalless game in The Football League over the weekend.

0 - Blackpool remain winless on the road this season after losing 4-0 at Norwich City.

1 - Leeds United were the only team at home in the Sky Bet Championship not to find the net on Saturday.

1 - York City have still only won once at Bootham Crescent this term having suffered a 2-0 reverse to Dagenham & Redbridge.

2 - No team in Sky Bet League 1 had scored two goals by half-time in Saturday’s matches.

2 - Rotherham have now won back-to-back games at the New York Stadium. Before that, they hadn’t triumphed at home since an October win against Leeds.

2 - Yeovil Town scored twice in a home league match for the first time since March.

3 - Southend United became only the third visiting team to take a point at Shrewsbury Town, in a 1-1 draw at Greenhous Meadow, where the Shrews remain unbeaten.

3 - Filipe Morais was on target for the third time in as many games in Bradford City’s 2-2 draw at Port Vale.

4 - Newport County lost for the fourth time on the spin, at AFC Wimbledon.

5 - Five of the 11 Sky Bet League 1 games were 0-0 at the break and five of 12 in Sky Bet League 2 didn’t feature a first-half goal.

5 - Chris Wilder’s Northampton Town won their fifth successive Sky Bet League 2 match, against Morecambe.

5 - Gary Hooper scored his first treble in The Football League for five years, in Norwich’s thumping of Blackpool.

5 - Preston North End’s five-game run without a victory ended as they picked up all three points against Coventry City, who haven’t won in 18 league visits to Deepdale.

6 - Dougie Freedman rang the changes in his first game as Nottingham Forest boss - six in total - and it paid dividends as they won 3-2 at Brighton.

6 - Derby County made it six victories from seven in the Sky Bet Championship by beating Bolton Wanderers 4-1.

6 - Six of the top seven teams in the Sky Bet Championship tasted success on Saturday, with Ipswich Town the only top-seven team to lose.

7 - Doncaster Rovers saw their unbeaten run of seven matches come to an end against Walsall, who recorded their third successive away win without conceding in a 2-0 victory at the Keepmoat.

7 - Plymouth hadn’t won in seven before Saturday, 7th February, when their number seven Lewis Alessandra scored the only goal of the game against Accrington Stanley, which was his seventh league goal of the season.

8 - Reading ended Wolves’ eight-match unbeaten run by winning 2-1 on the road, which was their third successive victory at Molineux.

8 - Huddersfield Town condemned Millwall to their eighth home defeat of the campaign - the most in the Sky Bet Championship - and that was the Terriers’ fifth consecutive win against the Lions.

9 - Odion Ighalo has now hit nine goals in his past six games, including Watford’s weekend winner.

10 - Burton Albion took their unbeaten run to 10 matches by overcoming Cheltenham Town 3-1, moving to the top of Sky Bet League 2 in the process.

12 - The Brewers replaced Wycombe at the League 2 summit even though the Chairboys extended their spell without a defeat to 12 games.

12 - Bury’s Daniel Nardiello scored his 12th goal of the season on Saturday and 11 of those have come on home soil.

13 - Charlton Athletic are winless in 13 after a 3-1 defeat at Middlesbrough. As a result, Boro are now unbeaten in seven outings and undefeated in 10 overall against the Addicks.

19 - Pavel Pogrebnyak had Reading in front at Wolves after only 19 seconds. Northampton Town’s Joel Byrom also scored an early goal, on the 28-second mark in the Cobblers’ game against Morecambe.

20 - AJ Leitch-Smith scored his first goal in 20 games to see Yeovil to a 2-1 victory against fellow strugglers Crawley Town.

23 - Cheltenham have not kept a clean sheet for 23 games - the longest run without one in The Football League - after conceding three against Burton.

39 - Tom Ince’s debut for Derby was only 39 minutes old when he curled home a superb free-kick against Bolton.

45 - Middlesbrough were unchanged for the first time in 45 matches, stretching back to March 2014, for their game against Charlton.

56 - Mick McCarthy was unable to celebrate his 56th birthday with an Ipswich win on Saturday as the Tractor Boys fell to a 2-0 defeat at Rotherham.

62 - Bournemouth scored another three goals on Saturday to take their tally to 62 in 29 Sky Bet Championship matches. Their goal difference of 33 is the best in the entire Football League.

68 - After a weekend goal, Lewis Dunk has now scored seven this term having not found the net in his 68 career appearances prior to this season.

75 - Justin Edinburgh was confirmed as Gillingham’s new manager on Saturday, after winning 75 of his 180 games as Newport County boss during his four-year spell in charge of the Exiles.

150 - Kevin Davies scored his 150th career goal, against Coventry, but it was his first in 46 games since he netted against the Sky Blues in January of last year.

403 - Bristol City still haven’t conceded a Sky Bet League 1 goal in 2015. Gillingham’s Cody McDonald was the last player to net against the Robins, 403 minutes of football ago.

650 - 183 Hartlepool fans endured the 650-mile round trip to Portsmouth but they weren’t rewarded as Pools lost 1-0 at Fratton Park.

1947 - Brentford won for the first time at Elland Road since April 1947, triumphing 1-0.

1987 - Wigan lost at home to Bournemouth for the first time since 1987, going down 3-1.

1992 - Crewe Alexandra won for the sixth successive visit to Colchester United, meaning they haven’t lost on the road to the U’s since October 1992.

1994 - Bristol City were backed by over 5,000 fans at Milton Keynes Dons, which was their biggest away following since an FA Cup replay against Liverpool at Anfield in 1994.

30,310 - Derby’s match against Bolton pulled in the biggest crowd of the weekend with over 30,000 in attendance at the iPro Stadium.

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