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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 Perform Group renews Football DataCo partnership

Football DataCo, the business that manages and commercialises the official match data for the Premier League, EFL and Scottish Professional Football League, has announced that it has renewed its exclusive deal with Perform Group, the leading digital sports content and media group until 2018/19.

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NEWS USL teams up with Opta

United Soccer League (USL) – the largest professional soccer organization under Major League Soccer (MLS) in North America with 29 teams across 21 states and three Canadian provinces – has agreed to a three-year partnership with Opta, becoming the league’s Official Data Partner, providing the team..

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NEWS 'Storytelling with Data'

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe will be speaking at the Storytelling with Data event in London on 27th September.

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NEWS Big Data Expo 2016

Michiel Jongsma, Dutch and International football Data Editor at Opta, will be speaking at the Big Data Expo held from 21st-22nd September in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Posted by Sam McIlwaine at 13:27

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