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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 to Speak at Birkbeck, University of London

Representatives of Opta will be doing a guest lecture at Birkbeck entitled "Demonstrating the Power of Data Analysis in Sport: The Case of Opta".

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Posted by Opta at 08:59

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NEWS Opta to Speak at Connected Sport Conference

Opta CEO Aidan Cooney will be speaking at the forthcoming Connected Sport event in Paris. The event on the 16th May brings together some of the leading experts in sport and new media to discuss the latest issues affecting the industry.

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Posted by Opta at 16:54

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BLOG Product Development Update: Creating Basic Opta Trends

In the second post of the series, Nathan Gregson, Opta’s Betting Product Manager, walks readers through the product building a simple trend step-by-step.

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Posted by Nathan Gregson at 09:38

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NEWS Three in the Running for Gatorade Game Changer

Three stunning performances from Aviva Premiership Rugby players have earned them a place on the shortlist for the Gatorade Game Changer of the Season trophy at this year's Aviva Premiership Awards.

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Posted by Opta at 13:34

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