0 - Sheffield United did not lose a match in which they went ahead in throughout the entirety of the 2012/13 season and the Blades continued that stretch in their first match of this campaign, beating Notts County 2-1 after midfielder Kevin McDonald put them in front in the first period.

3 - Saturday's match between Bournemouth and Charlton Athletic was the third opening day meeting between the two clubs in the last four seasons.

3 - All three of last season's relegated Premier League sides won their opening day fixtures in the Sky Bet Championship; Wigan Athletic beat Barnsley 4-0, Queens Park Rangers overcame Sheffield Wednesday 2-1, while Reading registered a 2-1 success against Ipswich Town.

6 - Colchester United have failed to score more than one goal in their last six visits to the Priestfield Stadium, but that was enough as the U's recorded a 1-0 win over Gillingham on Saturday.

7 - Watford's 1-0 victory against Birmingham City stretched the Hornets' unbeaten run on the first day to seven seasons.

8 - Rochdale achieved their first opening day success in eight attempts by beating Hartlepool United 3-0.

11 - Leicester City's 2-1 win over Middlesbrough extended their unbeaten run against the Teesside outfit to 11 matches.

20 - Early goals are guaranteed when Bristol City and Bradford City meet - Scott Wagstaff's 13th-minute strike for the Robins was the fourth consecutive game between the two sides that has included a goal inside the opening 20 minutes.

25 - Newport County played their first Football League fixture in 25 years on Saturday, beating Accrington Stanley 4-1.

125 - The opening weekend of The Football League was a momentous occasion with six special fixtures taking place to mark the 12th Anniversary of The League.

1975 - Bournemouth recorded their first success over Charlton Athletic since 1975 with Saturday's 2-1 victory.

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