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9 - Mauricio Pellegrino led Alaves to 9th place in the 2016-17 La Liga season; their highest finish in the top-flig… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago

1 – Don’t forget to follow @OptaJonny ahead of the first @lionsofficial Test against the All Blacks tomorrow. Pride. 15 hours ago

50 - Jose Mourinho reached 50 @premierleague wins faster than any other manager, doing so in just 63 games. Special. https://t.co/TtnSJZwnq6 15 hours ago

29 - Mohamed Salah has scored 29 league goals in the last two seasons - more than any Liverpool player in the PL in… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 Jun

39% - 43 of Ryan Giggs' 109 @premierleague goals were match-winners, the highest % in the competition's history (mi… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 Jun

7 - Diego Maradona had seven shots against England on this day 31 years ago: six with his left foot, one with his l… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 Jun

107 - Kelechi Iheanacho has the best mins per goal ratio (107 mins) of any player to have scored 10+ goals in the P… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 Jun

23 - Tammy Abraham scored more goals than any other teenager in the @EFL in 2016/17 (23). Prodigious. https://t.co/ZPDOXfGEuX 21 Jun

.@oilysailor's book 'Outside the box: A Statistical Journey through the History of Football' is out soon:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 Jun

6 – Fulham have won six of their last seven home league games against Norwich City, keeping clean sheets on five occasions. Routine. 21 Jun

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NEWS Opta historical data used by Sky Sports in MNF Special

As part of their Monday Night Football special, celebrating 20 years since arguably the greatest ever Premier League game, Sky Sports have used historical Opta data to analyse Liverpool’s dramatic 4-3 win over Newcastle United.

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NEWS OptaUS launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of OptaUS, the specialized arm of Opta dedicated to collecting, packaging, analysing and distributing live data across all major US sports.

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NEWS Opta data visualisations through Viz Libero 6.2

Vizrt, a cutting-edge broadcast graphics provider has helped bring Opta data to life with their new Viz Libero 6.2 tool, offering new ways for broadcasters to enhance the way they display detailed sports data.

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NEWS OptaJohan Quiz round-up

The second OptaJohan quiz was hosted last night (22nd March) in the Endemol MediaCentre building in Amsterdam. 19 teams from the Dutch football industry pitted their wits for the much coveted trophy including last year’s winners Voetbal International , NU Sport, Ajax Media and unibet.

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