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49 - Huddersfield will be the 49th different team to play in the PL and will be in the top-flight for the first tim… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago

1 - Huddersfield are the 1st team in @EFL history to be promoted having conceded more goals than they’ve scored in the league campaign. Up. 10 hours ago

2 - Huddersfield are only the second @EFL club to be promoted via the play-offs in all three divisions (also Blackpool). Experts. 10 hours ago

3 - Reading have lost three of their last five penalty shootouts in all competitions. Nervy. 10 hours ago

5 - Huddersfield have won all five of their previous penalty shootouts in the play-offs - no other team has won more than one. Experience. 10 hours ago

1 - This is the first second tier play-off final to finish 0-0. Drab. 10 hours ago

2 - Huddersfield have won both of their previous playoff finals that went to extra-time, while Reading have lost both of theirs. Edge. 11 hours ago

3 - Huddersfield have been promoted from 3 of their 4 play-off finals, winning promotion in 1995, 2004 and 2012. Impressive. 14 hours ago

18 - The previous three play-off finals involving Reading have seen a total of 18 goals scored (an average of six per game). Bonanza. 14 hours ago

3 - Reading have lost in each of their previous three play-off final appearances, while only Sheffield United have lost more (4). Hurdle. 15 hours ago

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NEWS Opta provides data for Edison Cavani's official website

Since the 14th of April, the official website of the Uruguayan player, EDICAVANIOFFICIAL is online and includes a large variety of Opta data.

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BLOG Off the Vine

A little over a year after its release, the looping-six-second video phenomenon that is Vine, can count more than 40 million users across the world. This figure goes some way to demonstrate how new, revolutionary social media channels are growing quicker than ever.

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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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