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----------------------------------------------------------------- MOST-USED VENUES FOR FA CUP SEMI-FINALS ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Villa Park 43 2 Hillsborough 32 3 Bramall Lane 19 4= The Oval 17 Maine Road 17 6= White Hart Lane 12 Old Trafford 12 8 Highbury 11 9= Stamford Bridge 10 Goodison Park 10 Stamp's Sporting Statistics

BRITISH SPEEDWAY FIRST DIVISION TITLE-WINNERS 1 Belle Vue 10 (1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1963, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1982, 1993) 2 Wembley 8 (1932, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953) 3 Wimbledon 7 (1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961) 4 Coventry 5 (1968, 1978, 1979, 1987, 1988) 5= Oxford 4 (1964, 1985, 1986, 1989) Reading 4 (1973, 1980, 1990, 1992) 7 Ipswich 3 (1975, 1976, 1984) 8= Cradley Heath 2 (1981, 1983) New Cross 2 (1938, 1948) Swindon 2 (1957, 1967) West Ham 2 (1937, 1965) MOST POPULAR TENNIS RACKETS 1 Wilson 2 Dunlop 3 Slazenger 4 Head 5 Prince Sports Marketing Surveys ANNIVERSARIES Today Death of Russian goalkeeper Lev Yashin at the age of 60 (1990). Monday Births Brian Clough (1935); and Ayrton Senna (1960). Tuesday Birth of darts player Jocky Wilson; Grand National attracted a record field of 66 (1929). Wednesday Birth of Roger Bannister (1929). Thursday Oxford-Cambridge boat race ended in a dead-heat (1877). Friday Wales played their first football international, losing 4-0 to Scotland in Glasgow (1876). Saturday Mike Tyson received a six-year prison sentence for rape (1992). -----------------------------------------------------------------

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