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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 Football Production Conference

Opta's David Collet is to appear on a panel at the Football Production summit at the Stade de France in Paris on 6th March.

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Posted by Opta at 14:41

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BLOG Numberphile: The Anatomy of a Goal

The hugely popular video blog Numberphile visited Opta recently. The first video in the series is called The Anatomy of a Goal and features an interview with Opta's lead statistician Sam Green.

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Posted by Opta at 09:54

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BLOG Opta Need Your Help

We are looking to compile some information on games from the past and are looking to get footage from old VHS copies for all teams in the Premier League from 1992-93 right through to 1998-99.

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Posted by Simon Banoub at 10:42

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NEWS Opta Powers New RFU and IBM Partnership

The RFU and IBM have announced a strategic five year agreement to analyse Opta data.

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Posted by Opta at 16:46

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