Match! Incredible Stats and Facts by Match


Match! Incredible Stats and Facts by Match

Over a thousand jaw-dropping stats and crazy facts from the makers of the UK's best football magazine! Match! Incredible Stats and Facts is packed full of brilliant facts, stats, lists and records from fastest goals to top scorers and most red cards to tallest stars in the Premier League. Includes amazing player facts, bonkers football injuries, biggest transfer fees, fantastic footie legends, trophy trivia, stunning stadiums, incredible strange-but-true revelations, all the firsts, and the fastest, tallest, boldest facts about the Champions League, the Premier League, the FA Cup, the UEFA European Championship and the World Cup. *Former Tottenham Hotspur captain Ledley King holds the record for the quickest Premier League goal. He scored ten seconds after kick-off in a match against Bradford in the 2000/01 season. *Brazilian legend, Pele, scored ninety-two hat-tricks, four goals on thirty-one occasions, five goals six times, and once bagged eight goals in a game! *Sergio Batista (1986) and Gennaro Gattuso (2006) are apparently the only two players to have won the World Cup while sporting a full beard.

About the Author

Match is the must-buy weekly magazine for every young football fan. As well as having all the latest news and transfer gossip from the Premier League, Football League and around Europe, Match magazine brings you the biggest interviews with the best footballers on the planet!

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240 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

21st April 2016



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