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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 William Hill launches new ad campaign featuring Opta data

Britain’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill, launched its new advertising campaign at the start of the new English and Scottish football season using Opta data.

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OptaPro named as Official Data Partner for the Brazilian National Team

The Brazilian national team, the most successful side in FIFA World Cup history, have named OptaPro as their Official Data Partner. The agreement was cemented following a successful trial during Brazil’s victorious 2013 Confederations Cup campaign.

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FROM PERFORM: Football DataCo Selects PERFORM in Landmark Data Deal

Appointment of PERFORM marks the first time DataCo has selected an official partner to collect and supply live data feeds tailored exclusively for the global betting sector.

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NEWS OptaPro Nominated for B2b Marketing Awards

OptaPro has been shortlisted in the Best B2b Brand Initiative and Best Use of Content Marketing categories at the 2013 B2b Marketing Awards.

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