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3 - Yakubu is one of only three teenagers to have scored a hat-trick in the Champions League (19y 306d for Maccabi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 13 minutes ago

17 - Ryan Sessegnon was the first 17-year old to score a hat-trick within the top four tiers of English league foot… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

3 - Sheffield United's Leon Clarke was the first player to score a hat-trick and still end up on the losing side in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

3 - Sheffield United 4-5 Fulham last night saw both Leon Clarke & Ryan Sessegnon score hat-tricks; the first time w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

6 - Six of the 10 youngest English players to make their Champions League debut, have done so whilst playing for Ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

8 - Harry Kane is only the third player to score as many as eight goals in their first eight appearances in the Cha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

100 - Mauricio Pochettino has won his 100th game in charge of Tottenham Hotspur, in what was his 182nd game in char… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 12 hours ago

3 - Liverpool have let a three-goal lead slip in a competitive match for the first time since May 2014 against Crys… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 13 hours ago

4 - Phil Foden is the 4th youngest English player to make an appearance in the Champions League (17y 177d). Only Ja… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 13 hours ago

39 - Harry Kane has now scored 39 goals in 38 competitive appearances for Tottenham Hotspur during 2017. Special. https://t.co/0AE0NAIOlq 14 hours ago

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NEWS Opta data to feature on Perform stand at ICE 2016

Opta’s deep performance data will be prominently featured on the Perform stand at ICE Totally Gaming (Stand s1-340).

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NEWS Chief Opta Data Editor features in EA Sports FUT 2015 video

Duncan Alexander, Chief Data Editor for Opta, was featured in an EA Sports video alongside Lionel Messi, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville to promote the launch of the FUT 2015 Team of the Year.

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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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