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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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Opta's historical data used by Sky Sports in World Cup special

As part of their Monday Night Football special, celebrating 50 years since England’s World Cup victory, Sky Sports have used historical Opta data to analyse England’s victory over West Germany in more detail than ever before.

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BLOG Opta's unique historical Euros database

We now know who plays who at next summer’s Euro 2016. Analysing data from previous tournaments provides a unique, authoritative context and interactive opportunities for media, brands and sponsors as we build up to France.

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NEWS MLS celebrate 20 years of the MLS Cup in infographics

To celebrate 20 years since the start of the MLS Cup, MLS have posted a number of infographics powered by Opta data in a joint project which covers each of the competitions’ finals down the years.

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