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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 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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NEWS Opta and FC Bayern München collaborate on new StadiumVision project

In a new agreement between Bayern Munich FC and Perform Content, live Opta Facts and statistics will be used on 800 screens in and around the Allianz Arena at every home Bayern game from the start of the 2015/2016 season.

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NEWS Angus McNab to feature at 2015 NeuLion SMT conference

Angus McNab, VP Content Distribution in North America, is to be part of a panel discussion on ‘Leveraging Data for Better Performance Both On and Off the Playing Field’.

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Posted by opta at 16:23

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