Championship penalty stats: Leeds United record compared to Sunderland, Sheff Wed and more - gallery
Leeds United continued their push for promotion back to the Premier League on Saturday when they battled their way to a 2-1 home win against Plymouth Argyle.
The Whites made it six wins in their last seven Championship fixtures as a crowd of over 36,700 watched first-half goals from Daniel James and Joel Piroe put Daniel Farke's side on their way to another maximum.
The result ensured the Whites lead the chasing pack behind leaders Leicester City and second placed Ipswich Town and handed a further boost to their hopes of claiming an immediate return to the top tier.
The game also marked another fixture where Leeds have not been awarded a penalty - and they have only been awarded one all season. But how does that record compare to their rivals around the Championship and which sides are yet to be awarded any spot-kicks?
Owen Farrell decided to step back from England duties to protect his and his family’s mental health after the pressure of international captaincy, including being booed by his own fans, became overbearing.
Copenhagen grabbed a crucial point in a 0-0 draw at Bayern Munich on Wednesday as more VAR handball controversy erupted in the Champions League.Despite Bayern dropping points in the Champions League group stages at home for the first time since 2018, the German champions qualify for the last 16 in first place.
Liverpool and their Premier League counterparts West Ham United and Brighton can all clinch spots in the knockout phase of the Europa League this Thursday with a round of group games to spare, while troubled Ajax face elimination from the competition.Beaten Europa League finalists in 2022, Rangers have a chance to qualify this Thursday if they win at home to Aris Limassol of Cyprus in Group C.
Rangers have an impressive record at home in the Europa League, winning seven and drawing one of their
Courtney Lawes has revealed he is prepared to come out of international retirement if asked to play for the British and Irish Lions for the tour of Australia in 2025 – but has ruled out answering an SOS call for England.
The cross was delivered by Bukayo Saka, and the finishing touch was provided by Kai Havertz, but Arsenal’s winner at Brentford would never have materialised without the work of Martin Odegaard in the build-up.
England captain Owen Farrell has announced he is taking a break from international rugby. "As always, Owen will have the full support of everyone at the club," Saracens said in a statement. England coach, Steve Borthwick, said in a statement that everyone in the England set-up was "fully behind Owen's decision".