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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 23 hours ago

Opta are looking for an intern to join their sales team. Apply now online at the following link bit.ly/2gPAoHS. Recruiting. 21 Jul

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… 21 Jul

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

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 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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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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