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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 AIG Rugby Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

The winners of the AIG Rugby Innovation Challenge, a competition to design and develop an innovative rugby app featuring Opta data, have today been announced.

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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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