Football: Match facts

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Crowds of the day

FA Carling Premiership: Highest: 36,388 (Newcastle v Manchester United). Lowest: 11,946 (Southampton v QPR).

Endsleigh League First Division: Highest: 17,460 (Wolverhampton v Watford). Lowest: 5,559 (Oxford United v Bolton Wanderers). Second Division: Highest: 11,650 (Burnley v Reading). Lowest: 1,558 (Hartlepool United v Brighton and Hove Albion). Third Division: Highest: 6,290 (Preston North End v Scarborough). Lowest: 1,232 (Wigan Athletic v Torquay United).

GM Vauxhall Conference: Highest: 1,783 (Kettering Town v Gateshead). Lowest: 478 (Merthyr Tydfil v Dagenham and Redbridge).

Scottish League Premier Division: Highest: 43,058 (Rangers v Dundee United). Lowest: 4,612 (St Johnstone v Hearts). First Division: Highest: 2,018 (Clydebank v Dunfermline). Lowest: 600 (Clyde v Dumbarton).

Goals of the day

Fastest goals (England): 2min 7sec: Les Ferdinand (QPR) v Southampton. (Scotland): 19sec: Dave Bowman (Dundee United) v Rangers.

Hat-tricks (England): Alex Rae (Millwall) v Notts County. (Scotland): Brian Grant (5) and Alan Duff (Ross County) v St Cuthbert (Cup), Robert Scott (East Fife) v Rothes (Cup).

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