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.@PaulMac has written an article for @guardian_sport looking into football's adoption of Expected Goals. bit.ly/2nPndIJ. Future. 5 hours ago

11 - Alan Shearer is the player who has missed most penalties in the @premierleague Fluffed. #AskOpta twitter.com/IdyllicCynic/s… 5 hours ago

5 - Paul Robinson is the goalkeeper with the most assists in @premierleague history. Bonus. #AskOpta twitter.com/tallica88/stat… 5 hours ago

15 - David Beckham has scored the most goals from direct free kicks in @premierleague history. Specialist. #AskOpta twitter.com/tshuru77/statu… 5 hours ago

41 - Frank Lampard has scored the most goals from outside the penalty area in @premierleague history. Lamped.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 5 hours ago

95 -Chelsea 2004-05 hold the record for the most points earned in a single season in the top flight of English foot… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 5 hours ago

10 - Richard Dunne has scored the most own goals in @premierleague history. Oops #AskOpta twitter.com/DJBhaiJaan/sta… 5 hours ago

48 - @petercrouch has scored the most headed goals in @premierleague history. Robot #AskOpta twitter.com/gustipraditya/… 5 hours ago

15 - Branko Strupar is the top scoring player in @premierleague history with no assists. Selfish. #AskOpta twitter.com/BLamb93/status… 5 hours ago

3 - @Robbie9Fowler has scored the most "perfect" hat-tricks in the @premierleague. Treble. #AskOpta twitter.com/cov_tom/status… 6 hours ago

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NEWS Real Madrid uses Opta data on its new official website

With the release of their new website, Real Madrid have, once again, counted on Opta to provide data and widgets to their site, to ensure maximum interactivity and engagement amongst their followers.

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NEWS Opta Guest Lecture at FIFA Master course

Opta’s Director of Marketing Simon Banoub, Italian Country Head Stefano Faccendini and OptaPro’s Simon Farrant have been invited to present this afternoon at the prestigious FIFA Master course, held at the world-renowned SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan.

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NEWS Opta providing Cristiano Ronaldo’s full stats on his new official website

Opta will provide full live statistics collected from every match he plays for Real Madrid and his national team, together with a full archive of historical data that has been collected for more than a decade.

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