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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 and adidas Create Unique Partnership to Define "The Engine"

Based on the adidas insight, Opta have helped to reveal the fundamental character of 'The Engine' by finding out how to measure and quantify his performances.

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BLOG Getting Them There Is Not Enough

When I first started in sports journalism, holding on to an exclusive story was pretty easy. Newspapers were printed twice, maybe three times a night. If you held your story back for the last edition none of your rivals would be able to react. For a whole day your paper would be the only place wh..

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Posted by Mark Segal at 14:50

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NEWS Opta Powered Cricket Rankings Revamped

The Opta powered FTI MVP rankings system has been overhauled in time for the start of the 2013 county cricket season. The system uses Opta's uniquely detailed cricket data to analyse the performances of players around the country on a like-for-like basis.

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BLOG Product Development Update: Introducing Opta Trends

In the first of a series, Opta's head of betting services, Nathan Gregson, talks about an innovative new product - Opta Trends.

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Posted by Nathan Gregson at 11:24

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