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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 Opta win Football Business Awards

Opta were delighted to take home two awards from the 2013 Football Business Awards at Chelsea.

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NEWS Opta and RTBF are launching the Devils Barometer

Opta have joined forces with RTBF to create an index on Belgian players across Europe.

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BLOG Product Development and the World Cup

The World Cup finals may still be nine months away but we now know the majority of the teams who will be taking part. However, at Opta, the product development cycle is already well underway.

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BLOG Opta's Event Definitions

Opta have a long-established a consistent list of 'Event Definitions' in football that are adhered to across all data collection centres.

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