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0 - J.Mourinho has never lost an English domestic cup final in his career (3 x #EFLCupFinal, 1 x FA Cup Final). Boss bit.ly/2l6wAPm 2 hours ago

5 - Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won all 5 domestic cup finals he has played in, scoring 5 goals and assisting 2. Stage. youtube.com/watch?v=wmk9Uz… 12 hours ago

100 - André Ayew's goal was the 100th scored for @WestHamUtd in the Premier League under Slaven Bilic. Century. https://t.co/lBdbfa7sgx 15 hours ago

2 - This is the 2nd time the reigning PL champions have been in the relegation zone the following season, after Man Utd in Aug 2007. Fall. 18 hours ago

60 - Romelu Lukaku is now @Everton’s joint-highest goalscorer in the @premierleague (level with Duncan Ferguson). T… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 18 hours ago

54% - Diego Costa has scored in 42/78 PL apps (54%); a higher proportion than any other player to play 20+ games in… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 18 hours ago

102 - Only Ryan Giggs (162) has provided more Premier League assists than Cesc Fabregas (102 - level with Frank Lam… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

9 - Fernando Llorente has scored nine goals in all competitions for Swansea this season; 3 with his head, 3 right f… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

9 - No player has more assists in the Premier League this season than Gylfi Sigurdsson (9, level with Kevin De Bruy… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

2 - Excl. OG's, Patrick van Aanholt is the 1st player to score for 2 clubs in the Premier League this season (Sunderland & C.Palace). Switch 19 hours ago

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NEWS The Opta-powered Audi Player Index Pickup Match

On Tuesday (2nd August) Opta powered the Audi Player Index Pickup Match, which took place at Chelsea Piers Golf Club in New York City.

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NEWS Opta supports #HackMCFC event

Last weekend (29th - 31st July) saw Manchester City become the first football club to run a football analytics hackathon with the aim of creating new insights using both Opta and TRACAB data.

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Posted by Edwin White at 14:11

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NEWS FanDuel to use Opta data in their UK fantasy football game

Opta has today (27th July) signed a deal to supply data to fantasy sports operator FanDuel for their UK fantasy football game.

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Posted by Edwin White at 15:33

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NEWS Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial, co-creator of @OptaJoe and author of the recently published OptaJoe’s Football Yearbook will be speaking at the Manchester Football Writing Festival.

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Posted by Sam McIlwaine at 10:02

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