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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. 34 minutes ago

50 - Burnley have blocked 50 opposition shots this season. The average for the 19 other teams is 16 blocks. Barrier. 2 hours ago

43% - Burnley have the highest proportion of shots from headers in the Premier League this season. Nod. 2 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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NEWS Opta represented at The Human Layer event

Simon Farrant took his place on a panel of experts at The Human Layer event in London

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NEWS ‘Long Ball United’: Opta contributes to the Guardian

Following Louis van Gaal's recent press conference, the Guardian asked us to write an article regarding data and its application in football.

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NEWS OptaPro Analytics Forum underway

The second OptaPro Analytics Forum kicked off this morning at Birkbeck University.

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NEWS Opta Twitter family passes one million followers in total

Over the weekend, the Opta Twitter family passed one million total organic followers across all of our accounts.

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