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11 - Filipe Morais is the 10th player to provide 11+ English league assists this season, despite his first one coming on Feb 28th. Unreal. 2 minutes ago

10 - Filipe Morais has provided more league assists in 2017 than any other player in the top four tiers. Generous. 6 minutes ago

3 - Rochdale have scored 3+ goals in a league game 12 times this season, only Doncaster have done so more in the top 4 tiers (13). Glut. 31 minutes ago

3 - Nile Ranger has scored in three consecutive league games for the first time in his career. Power. 46 minutes ago

18 – James Collins has scored 18 league goals this term, 3 more than he’s managed in any previous campaign in the Football League. Talisman. 48 minutes ago

20 – Swindon Town have had 20 different scorers in a league season for the first time since 2011/12. Variety. 56 minutes ago

105 - Conor Thomas' strike against Millwall was his first goal in 105 league games since scoring vs Blackpool in January 2012. Winner. 59 minutes ago

3 – Bright Samuel has scored three goals in his last two league games for Blackpool, two more than he managed in his previous 53. Upturn. 1 hours ago

69% - 22 of Leyton Orient’s 32 points this season have come away from home - the highest share in English league football. Voyagers. 1 hours ago

42.5% - Billy Sharp has been involved in 31 of Sheffield Utd's 73 league goals (26 goals, 5 assists), the highest % in League One. Honed. 2 hours ago

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NEWS 7th OptaJoe Quiz Round-Up & Questions

A round-up of the seventh OptaJoe Quiz.

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NEWS David Wall presents Expected Goals model on Canal Plus

In (what we believe is) a TV first, David Wall, Perform’s Managing Editor for Data Editorial and mastermind behind @OptaJean, used his regular appearance on Canal Plus’ Dataroom TV programme to present Opta’s ‘Expected Goals’ model.

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NEWS Mark Segal to deliver talk at Sport and Data Conference

Perform Content's product owner for Data, Mark Segal, is to speak at an event this Thursday (12th November) on the increasing role data and technology play in sport.

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