Category Archives: Substitutions

Scoring and conceding via substitutes this season

When Preston’s Callum Robinson netted their winner against Charlton yesterday evening, he became their first substitute to score this season and ended their unwelcome distinction of being the only Football League side not to have had a substitute find the net this season. Below I’ve put together some quick charts to compare the percentage of goals that each club in the Football

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Super-subs: who’s scoring the most from the bench in the Football League this season?

Another quick offshoot from my day job here. With two substitutes scoring Newcastle’s goals against Tottenham at the weekend, we’ve been looking at which clubs have scored the most goals from the bench this season and which players have been the most prolific after starting matches on the sidelines. By my count 235 of the 1,994 goals scored in the Football League so

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