Duncan Alexander


Britain's leading football statistician; head of UK content & media at Opta. Currently riding 2013 TdF stages 15-21 for @TdeFcycling.

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On This Day 1999: A rampant Wycombe do the double over Man City at Maine Road. http://bit.ly/YPzNRR

Snow in April = Liège–Bastogne–Liège 1980. Two of Bernard Hinault's fingers didn't work for three weeks after this

Beckham passes v St Etienne. Tidy in midfield but not particularly incisive.

Today is the most common birthday of players to have played in the PL this season. Eight players, 223 candles.

"section requires expansion". You're not wrong there Wikipedia. #buildingstrongfoundations

Tough to pull off the full face tattoo. Pro cyclist David Clinger had a go:

his videography hints at an over-reliance on his made-up surname

Happy 125th #wycombewanderers. So many sides to remember but none more than the team of 1986-87.

Of course, proper sports don't give in to a bit of weather:

TFL website advises unusual non-transport-based solution to my route. Hopefully I won't suspend my own legs.

The eight teams in Premier League history to have gained 70+ points from 30 games. #Cityincrisis

being able to race up or down roads like this can never be wrong

Ahead of the FL action this evening: most goals scored + conceded. #itfc #wycombewanderers #gillinghamfc #posh

Happy 60th birthday Martin O'Neill. A mere 37 years old when he took charge at #wycombewanderers

Gerrard v Parker passing - first half v Holland:

also, just found this photo of R Harris as emergency 'keeper at Rushden. You not fancy it that day?

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