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Everton boss Marco Silva has lower points per game tally than David Moyes, Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman and Sam Allardyce

Everton boss Marco Silva has lower points per game tally than David Moyes, Roberto Martinez, Ronald Koeman and Sam Allardyce

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Marco Silva has the lowest points per game ratio of any Everton manager since Walter Smith. The Toffees harboured hopes of a top six finish this season, but find themselves in the relegation zone after eight games, despite spending close to £100million on summer transfers. Getty Images - Getty Everton are growing impatient with Marco Silva Silva is under increasing pressure after overseeing four successive Premier League defeats, with the most recent loss at Burnley on Saturday. The coach’s points per game (1.33) is less than his unpopular predecessor Sam Allardyce (1.42) and the lowest since Smith (1.15), who was in charge for fours years between 1998 and 2002. Worst Everton managerial points per game ratios since Walter Smith
Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark

Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark

Science
The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4,000 mark.The huge haul is a sign of the explosion of findings from searches with telescopes on the ground and in space over the last 25 years.It's also an indication of just how common planets are - with most stars in the Milky Way hosting at least one world in orbit around them.That's something astronomers couldn't be certain of just 30 years ago.The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia, run by the Observatoire de Paris, has already passed the 4,000 mark.Dr Françoise Roques, from the observatory, who is on the scientific board of the encyclopedia, told BBC News: "The great news is that we shift from a starry sky to a planetary sky, as there are more planets than sta...
England win relay double, Wales add to medal tally – day 10 round-up & video

England win relay double, Wales add to medal tally – day 10 round-up & video

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Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Commonwealth GamesVenue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 AprilCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text updates online. Times and channelsEngland's sprinters secured an impressive relay double on the track as the country's netballers won a dramatic semi-final to keep their hopes of a Commonwealth Games gold medal alive.Wales' Michael Wixey took men's trap gold, while England's David Luckman added his second shooting title.Jon Mould added a road race silver for Wales, while Dani Rowe took bronze.In boxing, England's Lisa Whiteside and Gal Yafai won gold as Northern Ireland collected ...