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21 – Dwight Gayle has scored 21 league goals in 2016/17; his best return in a single season in the Football League. Recognition. #EFLAwards 13 hours ago

50% - Chris Wood has been involved in a higher % of his team’s league goals in 16/17 than any other Championship player. Star. #EFLAwards 13 hours ago

13 - Anthony Knockaert has scored more league goals this season than any other Championship midfielder. Nominated. #EFLAwards 13 hours ago

18 - Kylian Mbappe (18 yo & 95 days) has become the youngest 🇫🇷 international since Wisniewski v Sweden in 1955 (18twitter.com/i/web/status/8…oi 25 Mar

28 – @DFB_Team_EN are unbeaten in 28 WC qualifying matches (23W, 5D) – the last loss happened in 2001 against Engla… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 26 Mar

5 - Danny Blind lost as many EC/WC qualifiers in 9 games as Dutch NT manager as the previous four managers combined in 58 games. Dismissed. 26 Mar

67% - Jermain Defoe has had a hand in a higher share of his team’s league goals this term than any player in Europe… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 hours ago

3 - Conor Washington is the 1st Northern Ireland player to score in 3 successive starts at Windsor Park since David Healy in 2007. Streak. 26 Mar

3 - Chris Brunt has been directly involved in three goals in his last three games for Northern Ireland (1 goal, 2 assists). Blocks. 26 Mar

1 - Scotland have kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 competitive matches, a 6-0 win at Gibraltar. Worry. 26 Mar

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NEWS OptaJohan Quiz round-up

A round-up of the third OptaJohan Quiz which took place at at Stadion Galgenwaard in Utrecht.

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NEWS Opta attending the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

A number of Opta employees will be attending the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on 3-4th March 2017.

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NEWS The New V3 Goal Replay Widget

The latest release on our V3 Widget platform is here.

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NEWS Opta and Omnisport work together to create Six Nations Review

Twitter's @OptaJonny will go live with @OmnisportNews every Thursday during the Six Nations, to analyse the weekend's action and to look ahead to the British and Irish Lions Tour.

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