21 - @RomeluLukaku9 contributed to 21 PL goals for Everton in 13/14, second only to Kanchelskis (23, 95/96) in a single season. Toffee. 8 hours ago

1 - @OptaJoe is now on @instagram - follow us here: instagram.com/optajoe. Photogenic. 9 hours ago

1 - For anyone with questions about Opta definitions, check out our blog on the subject - optasports.com/news-area/blog… Explained. 13 hours ago

25 - 25 questions answered in 45 minutes. Thank you for taking part in #AskOpta. Answers. 13 hours ago

43 - Frank Lampard has scored 43 times from outside the area in the PL; more than any other player. Range. @Dylan_Hurley #AskOpta 13 hours ago

6 - Simon Mignolet made a league-high six errors leading to goals last season in the Premier League. Fumble. @Tosulli #AskOpta 13 hours ago

12% - 129 of the 1052 goals in the Premier League last season were netted by substitutes; 128 on purpose and one own goal. Job. @sigaskell 14 hours ago

26% - West Ham United's crosses and corners were the most accurate in the Premier League last season. Delivery. @LLHallJ #AskOpta 14 hours ago

8 - D.Ferguson, P.Vieira & R.Dunne have all been given eight red cards in the PL; more than any other player. Mist. @gabykirschner #askopta 14 hours ago

42 - West Ham in 02/03 were relegated despite earning 42 points; the most in a 38 game PL season. Tough. @lynkyinka #AskOpta 14 hours ago

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In the last 12 months, Opta have 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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