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It is their London rivals Arsenal that have the claim to be the club where assists are worth their weight in goals. When Henrikh Mkhitaryan notched a trio of assists on his Arsenal debut he became the 10th Gunners player in the Premier League era to mark the milestone.
Nowadays, if you are away from home on Boxing Day then you will play at home on New Year's Day in order to minimize the travel and disruption to football fans. It also means that all teams can get the benefit of the festive period when crowds are traditionally higher because of the holidays.
"When you get to these big games, two good football teams, it's always going to go up until the last whistle, and we've had multiple experiences this year like that."
The face and voice of the United States Women's National Team that ensured back to back FIFA Women's World Cups with victory over the Netherlands in France in June, Rapinoe has transcended football. She has led the way for equal pay for women's footballers to match their male counterparts as well as speaking up on a host of other issues. Rapinoe ended the year with a number of awards inciuding Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year and the Ballon d'Or.
Several members of the Uruguay squad spilled drinks, punched walls and mirrors and even tore apart a stuffed bear following their 35-13 loss to Wales, local media said. Two of the team reportedly tackled a member of staff at the bar.
Sheffield won that first-ever meeting 2-0 and the sides have since met more than 150 times.
Bizarrely, it was that day's losing side, Oldham Athletic, that recorded the biggest ever Boxind Day win some 27 years after their hiding in Tranmere. The Latics beat Southport 11-0 in Division Four on December 26, 1962, which remains a record.
"Obviously we would have liked a few more wickets on our tally," said Boult. "I think the overheads [cloudy conditions] and the way the pitch played in the first hour or two, it's annoying not to have them a couple more down.
Damian Lillard recorded 31 points and nine assists for the Trail Blazers, who lost their third straight game.
A couple of weeks after the awards banquet, Egypt will host another eagerly anticipated event, the draw in Cairo for the group stage of World Cup qualifying.
More good news followed on Sunday as a groin operation on their top-scorer Robert Lewandowski went well and the Poland hot-shot is expected back for their winter training camp in Doha from January 4-10.