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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 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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NEWS SANZAR Team Up With Opta

SANZAR the governing body of super rugby and the Rugby Championship (previously Tri-nations), have today agreed to use Opta’s widget content to power their official websites.

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NEWS Updated Sky Sports iPad App Showcases Live Opta Data

The latest version of Sky Sports renowned iPad football app is to include more of Opta's enhanced content, changing the way football fans watch the game.

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NEWS Opta Seminar at FIFA Master Course

Three members of the Opta team presented to the prestigious FIFA Master course.

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