1. The penalty kick was invented by William McCrum from Northern Ireland.
2. The bicycle kick originates in Chile.
3. Kevin Moran was the first player to be sent off in an FA Cup Final.
4. Trevor Francis was the first £1 million pound player.
5. Gary Lineker scored a hat trick for Barcelona against Real Madrid and for England against Spain.
6. Ossie Ardiles played for Blackburn Rovers in the Second Division (Old).
7. James Hayter scored the fastest ever football League hat trick in 2 minutes 20 seconds for AFC Bournemouth against Wrexham in 2004.
8. The most consecutive wins without conceding a goal in the English Football League is 9 by Stockport County (in League Two between January 13, 2007 and March 3, 2007).
9. The fastest goal scored by a substitute was timed at 1.8 seconds by Nicklas Bendtner (for Arsenal v. Tottenham Hotspur, 22 December 2007).
10. The player with the most FA Cup wins is Ashley Cole with 7 – (Arsenal) (2002, 2003, 2005) & (Chelsea) (2007, 2009, 2010, 2012).
11. Vinny Jones once grabbed Paul Gascoigne’s crotch in a Wimbledon v. Newcastle United match. Ouch!