Saturday could see 10,000th SPFL goal

Thursday 11th January 2018
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The 10,000th SPFL goal could be scored this weekend, with Jonny Hayes of Aberdeen having netted the first against Kilmarnock on August 3, 2013.

Raith Rovers striker Jonathan Court claimed the 5,000th SPFL goal in October 2015 during a loan spell with East Stirlingshire.

Counting league games only (not play-offs) across the four divisions, 9,965 goals have been scored in the 3,495 SPFL matches so far - an average of 2.85 per game.

Ladbrokes Premiership
2013/14 - 626 goals
2014/15 - 587 goals
2015/16 - 650 goals
2016/17 - 628 goals
2017/18 - 339 goals
Total - 2,830 goals = 2.72 per game

Ladbrokes Championship
2013/14 - 514 goals
2014/15 - 525 goals
2015/16 - 483 goals
2016/17 - 469 goals
2017/18 - 271 goals

Total - 2,262 goals = 2.76 per game

Ladbrokes League 1
2013/14 - 595 goals
2014/15 - 513 goals
2015/16 - 538 goals
2016/17 - 507 goals
2017/18 - 344 goals

Total - 2,497 goals = 3.05 per game

Ladbrokes League 2
2013/14 - 544 goals
2014/15 - 526 goals
2015/16 - 517 goals
2016/17 - 531 goals
2017/18 - 258 goals
Total - 2,376 goals = 2.92 per game

Totals across all four divisions
2013/14 - 2,279 goals = 2.97 per game
2014/15 - 2,151 goals = 2.80 per game
2015/16 - 2,188 goals = 2.85 per game
2016/17 - 2,135 goals = 2.78 per game
2017/18 - 1,212 goals = 2.87 per game
Total - 9,965 goals = 2.85 per game

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