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1 - Burton are the first side from a lower divison to score against Man Utd at Old Trafford since Crystal Palace in Nov 2011. Consolation. 12 hours ago

90 - This is the first time Jack Wilshere has completed 90 minutes in a match for Arsenal since September 23 2014 (vs Southampton). Back. 12 hours ago

1 - Michy Batshuayi is the first Chelsea player to score a League Cup hat-trick since Frank Lampard against Leicest… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 12 hours ago

17y 6d - Ethan Ampadu is the youngest player to make an appearance for Chelsea since Michael Woods in Jan 2007 (also v Nottm Forest). Youth. 13 hours ago

3 - Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been directly involved in all three of Everton's domestic goals this season, with 1 goal and 2 assists. Busy. 13 hours ago

1 - Charly Musonda has scored his first Chelsea goal in his third appearance and first start for the club. Arrival. 13 hours ago

4 - Marcus Rashford has now scored four braces for Man Utd, with each one coming in a different competition. Range. https://t.co/zkOdAPoHCw 14 hours ago

30 - Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic (37) has been directly involved in more @ManUtd goals than Marcus Rashford (30) since his debut. Starlet. 14 hours ago

3 - Jose Mourinho has only fallen at this stage of the #EFLCup in 1 of his previous 7 seasons; a shootout defeat v… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 14 hours ago

493 - Jack Wilshere is set to make his first start for Arsenal since May 15th 2016 vs Aston Villa - 493 days ago. P… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

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NEWS FIFA subsidiary Early Warning System GmbH and Perform Group announce partnership

FIFA subsidiary Early Warning System GmbH (EWS) and Perform Group have today, 19 August 2015, signed a cooperation agreement with the purpose of enhancing the integrity of football events.

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NEWS Exclusive discussions to retain Opta's official partnership with Football DataCo

Football DataCo and Perform Group have reached a "standstill agreement” to renew Opta’s Official Data Partnership.

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BLOG Root and Smith: the key men evaluated

Phil Oliver uses Opta data to assess the strengths and weaknesses of Joe Root and Steve Smith.

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NEWS Opta at the Football and Data: The Future of Football Analytics event

Duncan Alexander will be representing Opta at a Football and Data event in London on Thursday 25th June

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