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What is the longest barren streak a club has endured at a rival s ground? | The Knowledge

Plus: Coventry’s ground-hopping, a 16-goal swing and the highest honour bestowed on a refereeMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Everton had not won at Anfield since 1999 until their recent 2-0 victory,” begins Tom Solan. “What is the longest a team has gone without winning away to a particular opponent while playing in the same division?”Everton’s 22-year drought has nothing on some of the barren streaks highlighted by our beloved readers. “This season, Marítimo beat Porto 3-2 away,” writes Alan Gomes. “A shock result, especially as it had never happened before. Madeira’s Marítimo have been in Portugal’s top division continuously since 1982-83; in those 29 seasons, they had never beaten Porto away from home. Until now. Despite this, they’re in jeopardy of ending their three-decade run in the top tier: after 20 games, Marítimo are in last place.” Continue reading...


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