A season review in stats

Below are 25 facts from the 2010/11 season. Many of the numbers speak for themselves. Some are surprising, others are not. Some will confirm prejudices, others will challenge them. If you’d like to contribute your own, please add a comment.

1 – The number of games Sven-Göran Eriksson lost when facing a Championship team for the second time; P13 W9 D3 L1.

3 – The number of teams Leicester defeated both home and away; Barnsley, Derby & Scunthorpe.

6 – The number of times the Foxes scored four or more goals in Championship matches, more than any other team in the division.

8 – The number of league matches Leicester lost by a single goal.

8 – The number of league matches City won by one goal.

9 – The number of points Leicester won against sides in the top 6 (from a possible 36).

10 – The number of league games in which City conceded three or more goals.

11 – The number of points the Foxes dropped from winning positions.

12 – The number of league goals scored by City substitutes.

13 – The number of home league matches Leicester went unbeaten between October and February. The club’s longest unbeaten home sequence at this level in 54 years.

13 – The number of different starting centre-back partnerships for City.

13 – The number of home league wins Leicester recorded in 2010/11, the same number as in 2008/09 and 2009/10.

15 – The number of points the Foxes gained from losing positions.

20 – The number of goals conceded by Conrad Logan in six starts and one substitute appearance in all competitions.

22 – The number of goalscorers for Leicester in all competitions.

24 – The number of league goals scored by players on loan at City.

29 – The number of years since Leicester won a league match against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

31 – The number of league matches City played before their goal difference turned positive.

37 – The number of players used by Leicester in the Championship – nine more than in 2009/10.

48 – The number of home league goals scored by the Foxes. The most in the Championship and the largest total from a Leicester side since 1966/67.

71 – The number of league goals conceded by City, the most since 1994/95 (80).

82 – The number of attempts on goal by Paul Gallagher in the Championship this season, more than any other City player. 40 were on target.

588 – The number of attempts on goal made by Leicester City this season in the Championship, 55 more than last season.

850 – The number of minutes played by Martyn Waghorn in the Championship under Sven.

23,709 – The average attendance at the Walkers Stadium this season, 233 lower than last year.

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