— The very first game of basketball was played with a soccer ball.
— The World's First Football Club was the English Sheffield Football Club. It was founded in 1857 by Colonel Nathaniel Cresswick and Major William Priest, two British Army officers.
— European Teams have reached every World Cup final, except for the finals of 1930 and 1950.
— The highest scoring game was clocked 149-0. Stade Olympique de L’emyrne, a team from Madagascar scored their own goals. They did it as a form of protest for the unfair decision by referee in the previous game.
— Transfers —
Mohamed Elneny - Basel, £5m
Mathieu Debuchy - Bordeaux, Loan
Glen Kamara - Southend, Loan
Callum Robinson - Preston, Loan
Joe Cole - Coventry, Free
Gary Gardner - Nottingham Forest, Loan
Joe Bennett - Sheffield Wednesday, Loan
Jose Angel Crespo - Rayo Vallecano, Loan
Philippe Senderos - Released
Juan Iturbe - Roma, Loan
Benik Afobe - Wolves, £10m
Lewis Grabban - Norwich, £7m
Marius Adamonis - Atlantas, Loan
Rhoys Wiggins - Sheffield Wednesday, £200,000
Jayden Stockley - Exeter, Loan
Elliott Ward - Blackburn, Undisclosed
Yann Kermorgant - Reading, Undisclosed
Lee Tomlin, Bristol City, Loan
Alexandre Pato - Corinthians, Loan
Matt Miazga - New York Red Bulls
Ramires - Jiangsu Suning, Undisclosed
Papy Djilobodji - Werder Bremen, Loan
Charly Musonda - Real Betis, Loan
Patrick Bamford - Norwich, Loan
Christian Atsu - Malaga, Loan
Mitchell Beeney - Newport, Loan
Marco van Ginkel - PSV, Loan