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11 - Filipe Morais is the 10th player to provide 11+ English league assists this season, despite his first one coming on Feb 28th. Unreal. 2 minutes ago

10 - Filipe Morais has provided more league assists in 2017 than any other player in the top four tiers. Generous. 6 minutes ago

3 - Rochdale have scored 3+ goals in a league game 12 times this season, only Doncaster have done so more in the top 4 tiers (13). Glut. 31 minutes ago

3 - Nile Ranger has scored in three consecutive league games for the first time in his career. Power. 46 minutes ago

18 – James Collins has scored 18 league goals this term, 3 more than he’s managed in any previous campaign in the Football League. Talisman. 48 minutes ago

20 – Swindon Town have had 20 different scorers in a league season for the first time since 2011/12. Variety. 56 minutes ago

105 - Conor Thomas' strike against Millwall was his first goal in 105 league games since scoring vs Blackpool in January 2012. Winner. 59 minutes ago

3 – Bright Samuel has scored three goals in his last two league games for Blackpool, two more than he managed in his previous 53. Upturn. 1 hours ago

69% - 22 of Leyton Orient’s 32 points this season have come away from home - the highest share in English league football. Voyagers. 1 hours ago

42.5% - Billy Sharp has been involved in 31 of Sheffield Utd's 73 league goals (26 goals, 5 assists), the highest % in League One. Honed. 2 hours ago

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NEWS Opta partners with Reality Check Systems for revolutionary new live sports streaming service DAZN

Opta, the world's leading provider of live, detailed sports data, has again partnered with Reality Check Systems (RCS) to produce innovative and compelling graphics that are being shown on revolutionary new live sports streaming service, DAZN.

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EVENT Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe, Duncan Alexander, will be speaking on a panel discussion at the Manchester Football Writing Festival on Wednesday 7th September.

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BLOG The Future of Sports Data: ‘It’s about telling better stories’

This is the sixth instalment of a series of blog written for Opta, this time by Mike Dale, former Sports Journalist at the Press Association. This monthly series is designed to provide further information on our thoughts on what the future of sports data might be.

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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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