FANS of Brighton and Hove Albion are highest up the exam table as they have got most GCSEs, research found.
After Brighton, Premier League’s second smartest supporters are Southampton’s who average ten passes.
They were knocked for six by cricket supporters, who came out top with 11 GCSEs.
Tennis lovers were second with nine GCSEs followed by Formula One obsessives on eight and rugby union and rugby league fans on seven. Football and horse racing supporters averaged six passes.
Boxing fans were the lowest achievers with an average of five GCSEs to their name.
Ben Warren, of betting site cricketbetindia.com, which carried out the study, said: “Brighton may be one of the smallest clubs but Seagulls’ fans seem to have the biggest brains.
“But overall football fans don’t fare too well in comparison to other sports fans.”