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18 - West Ham have conceded the most penalties in the Premier League over the course of the last three seasons. Clumsy. 1 hours ago

50 - Burnley have blocked 50 opposition shots this season. The average for the 19 other teams is 16 blocks. Barrier. 3 hours ago

43% - Burnley have the highest proportion of shots from headers in the Premier League this season. Nod. 3 hours ago

9 - In the last three seasons, Jamie Vardy has won nine PL penalties - four more than the next highest figure earned by a player. Tumble. 18 Sep

13 - Mohamed Salah has fired in more shots on target than any other player in the Premier League this season. Settled. 18 Sep

32 - @HKane has had more shots than Swansea City (30) this season - both have scored just twice. White. 18 Sep

68 - Chelsea have committed more fouls than any other team in the Premier League this season. Naughty. 18 Sep

105 - Jose Mourinho is unbeaten as a manager in every home league game his sides have played on a Sunday (W81 D24 L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Sep

1 - Vincent Janssen has scored with his first shot on target in the Turkish Süper Lig. Lethal. https://t.co/L7ZUbZsGUF 17 Sep

3 - Anthony Martial has scored 3 goals in his last 5 Premier League games, as many as in his previous 19. Revival. https://t.co/4YdOvisSfC 17 Sep

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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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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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