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Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Football and two Hockey Sticks crossed, a bit like a school emblemIn a league of 5 football teams which play in a round robin tournament (i.e. two teams play each other once only with no ties/draws allowed) show that it is possible for all five teams to be league leaders.

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