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TOP TRY-SCORING TEAMS IN WALES

(This season's Heineken League, excluding yesterday's matches.)

1. Cardiff (47)

2. Llanelli (36)

3. Abercynon (28)

4. St Peter's (27)

5. Neath (26)

6. Swansea (24)

7. Abertillery (22)

8=. Pontypridd; Treorchy; Bonymaen (21 each)

LONGEST SERVING FOOTBALL MANAGERS

(Premier League and Football League; with thanks to the Association of Football Statisticians)

1. Joe Royle, Oldham (since Jul 1982)

2. Dario Gradi, Crewe (Jun 1983)

3. John Rudge, Port Vale (Dec 1983)

4. George Graham, Arsenal (May 1986)

5. Graham Turner, Wolves (Oct 1986)

6. Alex Ferguson, Manchester United (Nov 1986)

7. Barry Lloyd, Brighton (Jan 1987)

8. John King, Tranmere Rovers (Apr 1987)

9. Dave Bassett, Sheffield United (Feb 1988)

10. Alan Buckley, Grimsby (Jun 1988)

TEN PAIRS OF BROTHERS WHO HAVE BEEN WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONS

(with thanks to PA Sports Archive.)

1. Dundee: Joe (welterweight, 1927) and Vince (middleweight, 1933)

2. Spinks: Leon (heavyweight, 1978) and Michael (light-heavyweight and heavyweight, 1981)

3. Cardona: Ricardo (junior featherweight, 1978) and Prudencio (flyweight, 1982)

4. Curry: Don (welterweight, 1983) and Bruce (junior welterweight, 1983)

5. Galaxy: Kaosai (junior bantamweight, 1984) and Kaokor (bantamweight, 1984)

6. Canizales: Gaby (bantamweight, 1986) and Orlando (bantamweight, 1988)

7. Stecca: Loris (junior featherweight, 1984) and Maurizio (featherweight, 1989)

8. Bredahl: Johnny (junior bantamweight, 1992) and Jimmi (junior lightweight, 1992)

9. Espana: Ernesto (lightweight, 1979) and Crisanto (welterweight, 1992)

10. Norris: Terry (junior middleweight, 1990) and Orlin (cruiserweight, 1993)

(Orlin Norris won the WBA Cruiserweight title last Saturday in Paris. The Galaxys are the only twins on the list. The Spinkses and the Canizaleses are the only brothers to win at the same weight. The Currys, Galaxys, Canizaleses, Bredahls and Norrises held their titles simultaneously. The Bredahls won theirs on the same bill.)

BETTING FOR THE 1994 DERBY

(at the Tote)

14/1 Kings Theatre

20/1 Grand Lodge

25/1 Colonel Collins

25/1 Golden Nashwan

33/1 Double Trigger

33/1 Mr Baileys

33/1 Pencader

33/1 Bude

33/1 Tatami

33/1 Golden Ball

ANNIVERSARIES

Today: birth of Harold Larwood (1904). Bobby Moore's last game for England (v Italy, 1973).

Tomorrow: first broadcast in colour of Match of the Day (1969).

Tuesday: births of Willie Carson (1942) and Frank Bruno (1961).

Thursday: death of Fred Daly (1990).

Friday: the FA approves the use of white footballs (1951); Pele scores his 1,000th goal (1969).

Saturday: birth of Bobby Locke; 15 players from English football clubs sent off in a single day (1982).

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