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Football league champions

Who scored highest proportion of total points available

Club Pts Max % 1 1889 Preston 40 44 90.90 2 1979 Liverpool 68 84 80.95 3 1892 Sunderland 42 52 80.76 4 1893 Sunderland 48 60 80.00 5 1969 Leeds 67 84 79.76 6= 1961 Tottenham 66 84 78.57 1931 Arsenal 66 84 78.57 1970 Everton 66 84 78.57 9= 1897 Aston Villa 47 60 78.33 1895 Sunderland 47 60 78.33

Stamp's Sporting Statistics

VENUES OF WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

1973 Belgrade 1975 Cali, Colombia 1978 West Berlin 1982 Guayaquil, Ecuador 1986 Madrid 1991 Perth, Australia. 1994 Rome

WINNERS OF CRICKET'S GILLETTE CUP/NATWEST TROPHY

5 Lancashire 1970, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1990. 4 Sussex 1963, 1964, 1978, 1986; Middlesex 1977, 1980, 1984, 1988; Warwickshire 1966, 1968, 1989, 1993. 2 Yorkshire 1965, 1969; Kent 1967, 1974; Somerset 1979, 1983; Northamptonshire 1976, 1992. 1 Gloucestershire 1973; Derbyshire 1981; Surrey 1982; Essex 1985; Nottinghamshire 1987; Hampshire 1991.

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Sebastian Coe broke the world mile record for the third time, in Brussels (1981).

Monday Birth of the late racing driver James Hunt (1947).

Tuesday The American Mike Powell broke Bob Beamon's 23-year-old world long-jump record (1991).

Wednesday Births of French rugby union player Serge Blanco (1958); and American athlete Ed Moses (1955).

Thursday Births of two former heavyweight boxing champions, James J Corbett (1866) and Rocky Marciano (1923).

Friday Birth of tennis player Jimmy Connors (1952).

Saturday Malcolm Campbell became the first man to travel at 300mph, Bonneville Flats, Utah, in Bluebird (1935).

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