Steve Finnan
Steve Finnan

1. Fastest player

Phil Jagielka, Everton’s captain, was recently named the fastest player in the Premier League after clocking 35.99kph in a game against Leicester City.

2. Biggest win

In 2002, AS Adema of the Madagascan Premier League won by a world-record margin against arch-rivals SOE after their opponents scored 149 own goals in protest against a previous refereeing decision.

3. Highest attendance

Manchester City hold the highest club attendance record in England – 84,569 v Stoke City at Maine Road in 1934.

4. Runners-up medals

Former Milan and Italy defender Paolo Maldini earned 17 runners-up medals in his career.

5. Competitions played in

Steve Finnan (top), formerly of Liverpool, is the only man to play in the World Cup, Champions League, Uefa Cup, Intertoto Cup, all four levels of English League football and the Conference.

6. Goal-scorer

Micky Quinn was the only man to score in each of his first six Premier League appearances, for Coventry in 1992 until his record was matched by Diafra Sakho of West Ham this season.

7. Least time outside top flight

Everton have only been out of the top flight of English football for four seasons.

8. Fastest World Cup qualifying goal


9. Biggest FA cup final win

Bury thrashed Derby 6-0 in the 1903 final which was contested at Crystal Palace.

10. Quickest hat-trick


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