Picture: Roy Hodgson was a much better footballer than we thought according to Match of the Day 8 years ago

Picture: Roy Hodgson was a much better footballer than we thought according to Match of the Day

This is a record that we didn't know Roy held, we must admit

While we won't claim that we're the statisticians in charge of Opta, nor the type of lads who compile data on how many passes Xavi completes that go off at an angle of 60° or more, but we would like to think that we know the odd stat or two about football.

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For instance, we thought we knew who the all-time leading Premier League goalscorer was, but it turns out we were completely wrong, at least according to Match of the Day last night.

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For a man with such a fantastic record up front, his England team aren't half struggling for goals at the minute.

Hat-tip to Anto Hughes, Aidan Tuffy, Gary Sheehan, Paul, and any of the others on Twitter who sent this our way, and to FA.com for the picture

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