VACANCY: Data scientist position working with OptaPro. bit.ly/1LkD2ch. Opportunity. 3 hours ago

37 – Jason Puncheon has fired in the most shots (inc. blocked) without scoring in the Premier League this season (37). Loose. 4 hours ago

51.4% - Fraser Forster’s clean sheet percentage is the best of any goalkeeper with 30 or more Premier League appearances (51.4%). Barrier. 23 hours ago

21 - Leicester have made just 21 changes to their starting line-up in Premier League matches this term; the fewest in the division. Settled. 11 Feb

4 - This will be WBA's fourth shootout in the past three seasons (W2 L1). Only Carlisle have been involved in more that time (5). Drama. 10 Feb

2008 - Darren Fletcher has scored his first FA Cup goal since his brace against Arsenal in February 2008. Gap. 10 Feb

7 - Peterborough have now scored in seven consecutive home games in the FA Cup, netting at least twice in each of the previous six. Comfort. 10 Feb

505 - Abou Diaby has not played any competitive game for 505 days (23/09/2014 with Arsenal v. Southampton). Finally ? 10 Feb

100 - Mesut Özil has created 100 chances in the Premier League this season, as many as Eden Hazard did in 2014/15. Inventive. 10 Feb

1 - West Ham's win against Liverpool was their first in eight FA Cup meetings with the Reds (D3 L4). Breakthrough. 9 Feb

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In the last 12 months, Opta has collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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