Sports Online was visited by 6 million people England-Slovenia World Cup match this week, prompting the best-ever online day for the Beeb’s sports website. 1.5 million of those used the site’s audio visual technology to listen or watch the game, with 500,000 requests coming from fans match live on iPlayer.

It’s unsure how many of these were trying to get a sneaky look without the boss catching them. Crosstown traffic This marks a significant week for the BBC who has attracted record numbers to its sports pages all this, with Wednesday, Monday and Tuesday being the Beeb’s best-ever days for traffic. The 1.6 million watching or listening to the match on the BBC Sport’s pages surpasses the 1.2 million who used the site to keep up to date with what is going on with last year’s Wimbledon match between Andy Murray and Andy Roddick

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England V Slovenia attracted 6 million people to BBC Sports Online