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18 - West Ham have conceded the most penalties in the Premier League over the course of the last three seasons. Clumsy. 1 hours ago

50 - Burnley have blocked 50 opposition shots this season. The average for the 19 other teams is 16 blocks. Barrier. 3 hours ago

43% - Burnley have the highest proportion of shots from headers in the Premier League this season. Nod. 3 hours ago

9 - In the last three seasons, Jamie Vardy has won nine PL penalties - four more than the next highest figure earned by a player. Tumble. 18 Sep

13 - Mohamed Salah has fired in more shots on target than any other player in the Premier League this season. Settled. 18 Sep

32 - @HKane has had more shots than Swansea City (30) this season - both have scored just twice. White. 18 Sep

68 - Chelsea have committed more fouls than any other team in the Premier League this season. Naughty. 18 Sep

105 - Jose Mourinho is unbeaten as a manager in every home league game his sides have played on a Sunday (W81 D24 L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Sep

1 - Vincent Janssen has scored with his first shot on target in the Turkish Süper Lig. Lethal. https://t.co/L7ZUbZsGUF 17 Sep

3 - Anthony Martial has scored 3 goals in his last 5 Premier League games, as many as in his previous 19. Revival. https://t.co/4YdOvisSfC 17 Sep

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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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