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A major in-depth study published today reveals that Doncaster Rovers are the biggest over-achievers in English football during the Premier League era.

‘Donny’ fans have been living the good life recently and can now boast greater respective achievements than Manchester United or Chelsea, having come out top in The Achievers Report 2008 - the biggest research study ever carried out by The New Football Pools.

Statisticians from The New Football Pools examined thousands of results, league tables, club records and financial data to compare the size of each club – based on stadium capacity, average attendances, club investment, player transfers etc – with what it has achieved on the pitch each season since 1992. By creating this annual benchmark, each club’s achievements could be assessed on...

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