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Weekend in numbers

16 February 2015

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

0 – The 0-0 draw between Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton & Hove Albion was the only goalless game in The Football League.

0 – Not one of the 10 Sky Bet League 1 games over the weekend ended level.

1 - Rochdale's Joe Rafferty scored the first goal of his professional career, thundering home a 25-yard screamer in their 2-1 defeat at Peterborough United.
 
1 - David Martin scored on his debut for Stevenage as they beat Hartlepool United 3-1.

2 – Bristol City lost for only the second time this term in Sky Bet League 1, going down 3-1 to Sheffield United.

2 – That result saw the Blades notch back-to-back wins for the first time since October.

2 – York City sealed their second victory in 16 home matches this season courtesy of a 2-0, Wes Fletcher-inspired win against Tranmere Rovers.

3 – Nicky Ajose hit his third goal in as many games in Crewe Alexandra's 2-0 beating of Fleetwood Town.

4 - Bristol City striker Matt Smith found the back of the net for the fourth consecutive game at Ashton Gate, but the Robins lost 3-1 to Sheffield United.

4 – Walsall saw their unbeaten run of four games come to an end as Port Vale beat them 1-0 for their first victory in five outings.

4 – Cheltenham suffered their fourth successive defeat, losing 2-1 to Bury, to fall into the Sky Bet League 2 drop zone for the first time this campaign.

5 – Crawley Town fired five goals past Barnsley in a 5-1 win just days after being hit for five by Doncaster Rovers. The weekend win was the Reds' second in 18 games in all competitions.

5 – Dagenham & Redbridge are now undefeated in five following a 3-2 victory at Morecambe on Sunday.

5 – Gillingham tabled a fifth win in six in Sky Bet League 1 by overcoming Milton Keynes Dons 4-2. The reverse fixture at stadiummk back in August also ended 4-2.

5 – That loss at Gillingham means the Dons are still yet to come away from the Kent club with three points, having made five trips since their first visit in 2005.

6 – The top six teams in the Sky Bet Championship are separated by only six points.

6 – A brace from Yan Klukowski inspired Newport County to their first win in six, against Wycombe Wanderers, in Sky Bet League 2.

7 – Blackpool's match with Nottingham Forest featured seven second-half goals, finishing 4-4. That result denied Forest a third successive win under new boss Dougie Freedman.

7 – Peterborough United scored two goals in the first seven minutes of their game against Rochdale, and that set them on their way to a 2-1 victory.

8 – Doncaster made it back-to-back wins with eight goals scored and none conceded by beating Yeovil Town 3-0, after they overcame Crawley 5-0 in midweek.

9 – Plymouth Argyle scored twice in the final nine minutes of their game against Cambridge United to triumph 2-0, which was their third win on the spin.

9 – Exeter City lost 1-0 at Portsmouth to make it just one success in their last nine and no victory in their most recent five.

10 – Tom Pope netted his first goal since October after returning from injury – his 10th of the season – in Port Vale's win against Walsall.

10 – Southend United's 10-match unbeaten stretch was ended by Accrington Stanley, who triumphed 2-1 at Roots Hall. That was the first time the Blues have conceded at home since early November.

11 – Dean Cox's winner for Leyton Orient against Chesterfield came in the 11th minute of injury time at the Proact Stadium.

11 – Wolves lost 2-0 at Norwich City, which was only their second defeat in 11 Sky Bet Championship outings.

12 – Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink watched his Burton Albion team overcome Oxford United 2-0 to extend their run without a loss to 12 matches.

12 – In-form Watford striker Odion Ighalo has netted 12 goals in his last eight appearances after scoring in the Hornets' victory against Bolton Wanderers.

13 – Charlton Athletic ended a 13-game winless run by seeing off Brentford 3-0. The Bees had won their previous three away matches.

16 – Shrewsbury Town maintained their unbeaten home record by seeing off AFC Wimbledon 2-0. Overall, they haven't lost in their last seven matches.

17 – Marc Richards stole a point for Northampton Town at Mansfield by netting his 17th goal of the season from the penalty spot.

17 – Dagenham & Redbridge midfielder Luke Howell scored the club’s fastest ever league goal when he netted after just 17 seconds in a 3-2 win at Morecambe.

18 – Stevenage's Ben Kennedy, 18, hit a brace in only his third Football League appearance to inspire Boro to a 3-1 win at Hartlepool United.

20 – After turning 20 on Friday, Alex Mowatt notched the only goal of the game for Leeds against Millwall, for the Whites’ fourth victory in five.

21 – Daryl Murphy took his tally of goals for the season to 21 as Ipswich Town saw off Fulham 2-1.

1988 – Millwall have still only won once at Elland Road since 1988 after they were defeated by Leeds.

2011 – Izale McLeod's hat-trick for Crawley against Barnsley was his first treble in four years, since bagging three for Barnet at Gillingham in April 2011.

26,322 – Norwich City's match with Wolves pulled in the biggest crowd of the weekend with over 26,000 in attendance at Carrow Road.

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