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21 - Ryan Giggs scored in a record 21 consecutive @premierleague seasons between 1992-93 and 2012-13. Iconic. https://t.co/ZAsIOFfQ4K 11 minutes ago

Opta are looking for an intern to join their sales team. Apply now online at the following link bit.ly/2gPAoHS. Recruiting. 1 hours ago

15 - Philippe Coutinho has scored 15 goals from outside the area since his Premier League debut; more than any othe… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

130 - Javier Hernandez has the 5th best minutes per goal ratio in @premierleague history (min. 20 goals). Sharpshoo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 16 hours ago

22 - W. Rooney has been involved in more PL goals v Newcastle than any other player vs another in the division (14… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 Jul

6 - England Women's 6-0 victory over Scotland last night was their biggest ever win in a major tournament. Convinci… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 Jul

13 - Alvaro Morata’s goals won Real Madrid 13 points in the La Liga last season; only Cristiano Ronaldo won more fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 Jul

27% – Alvaro Morata had the highest conversion rate of any striker to score 10+ goals in La Liga 16-17; scoring 15… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 Jul

14 - Wojciech Szczesny kept the most clean sheets (14) among the goalkeepers in the Serie A 2016/17. Safe. https://t.co/lO8C9ZUWq8 19 Jul

23 - At the age of 23y 123d, Michael Owen is the youngest player to reach 100 @premierleague goals. Youthful. https://t.co/FZAj50H8qL 19 Jul

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NEWS Opta Appointed Official Data Partner of UK Football

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BLOG The Challenge for Online Sportsbooks

Andrew Cox, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Opta recently spoke to iGaming Business about the challenges for Online Sportsbooks.

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NEWS OptaPro at Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Two OptaPro representatives will be in Boston, MA next week for the annual Sloan Sports Analytics conference.

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