Jimmy Dunne (far left) playing a round of golf with his Arsenal team-mate Peter Dougall (second from left) at Mannings Heath in February 1934, two years after his record goal run. Photograph: JA Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Sheffield, Wednesday afternoon. Up Shoreham Street, on to Cherry Street and here lies Bramall Lane. This has been home to Sheffield United since 1889 (...)

A message to congratulate Jamie Vardy  on the new Premier League record of scoring 11 consecutive games is displayed at the King Power Stadium: the Leicester striker’s 14 goals are 73 per cent of the average Premier League team’s 19 so far this  season. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

To much acclaim, Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy has claimed the English Premier League record for goals scored in consecutive games. It is good, then, t(...)

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott celebrates scoring their sixth goal during the League Cup fourth round 7-5 win over Reading at the Madejski Stadium in October 2012. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Even schoolchildren born 50 and 60 years later know that 1927 was a special year for the FA Cup. It remains the only time in the Cup’s 143-year histor(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku  scores the winner at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Everton 1 West Ham 0 Substitute Romelu Lukaku marked his return from a month on the sidelines through injury with a la(...)

An emotional Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal receives the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013 trophy at the Kongresshalle  in Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo has banged his head against the brick wall for four years; now the brick wall has given way. Ronaldo was apparently doomed to be for(...)