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"There are lies, damned lies and statistics." In the world of football the concept of argument is woven into the fabric of the game and Duncan Carmichael views this as a positive. After all, the game cannot die for as long as it is being discussed. Why? Who? Where? When? How many? Statistics have the power to solve an argument or to fuel it further. Here the aim is to provide authoritative solutions to Ayr United-related arguments. For every question there is an answer. Including finding out which player had "nary a blemish on his escutcheon." The accounts begin with the first Ayr United match to be abandoned - on 11th November 1911 - and end with a list of couples married in the Somerset Park Centre circle. Among the historic images and photographs reproduced in between are many from the private collection of the late Hugh Nelson.